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There is much excitement in the air ahead of this year’s Venice Film Festival which is once again being seen as the launch pad for the industry’s award season.
It may be a tradition dating back to the 11th century but masks had to be lifted upon police request at this year’s famous carnival in Venice
It is carnival time in Venice. Revellers have been showing off their costumes as part of an annual event, which takes place in the run up to Lent
It’s carnival time in Venice. In the streets and squares of the canal city people parade in elaborate masks and spectacular costumes. This year
A waterborne parade of boats carrying cloaked and masked Venetians began the first full day of carnival season on Sunday. The Venice Carnival is
Thousands of revelers have flocked to the Italian city of Venice for the start of one of the world’s oldest carnivals. Macheranda Grand Ball -> 07
Floating, illuminated structures and breathtaking light displays over the famed waterways of Venice marked the opening of the lagoon city’s annual
Venice carnival season has opened in a burst of light, with floating illuminations and light displays marking the start of the annual event
An unknown first-time director has won one of world cinema’s most prestigious prizes, Venice’s Golden Lion. Lorenzo Vigas, for his film “From Afar”
French director Bertrand Tavernier was awarded a Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement at the Venice Film Festival on Tuesday (September 8). Receiving
The first red carpet of the Venice Film Festival was filled with the stars of the mountainous thriller Everest, along with members of the event’s
Everest opens the 72nd Venice Film Festival. Starring Jake Gyllenhaal and Keira Knightley, it is based on the 1996 climbers' disaster on the world's highest peak.
The world’s oldest surviving film festival is getting underway in Venice – the 72nd edition of what’s locally called La Mostra brings with it 11
Left-wing protesters in the Italian city of Mestre, near Venice, chanted “we are all anti fascists” and used rubber dinghies for protection during a
Nearly three weeks of fun, frolicking and festivities will come to and end tonight as Venice says arrivederci to another year’s Carnival. From
One of the world’s oldest festivals, the Carnival of Venice, has begun. Thousands of tourists have crowded the city’s canals, bridges and squares to
The New Year’s Concert at La Fenice theatre in Venice is a spectacular, prestigious international event that proves the power music has to bring
New rules on gondola safety come into force in Venice after a German tourist died in an accident last year.
Farmers look to cash in on Italy's 2015 medical marijuana law as state tries to keep control of marketStarting in 2015 Italy will allow cannabis to be used for medical purposes, and testing is underway in a top secret lab not far from Venice in
Starting in 2015 Italy will allow cannabis to be used for medical purposes, and testing is underway in a top secret lab not far from Venice in
Actor George Clooney and his new wife, human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin, made their first public appearance on Sunday since getting married in
Much to the disappointment of his female fans, actor George Clooney and human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin have married in Venice. Water taxis
The marriage of the year continues as the George Clooney circus continues to tease its way around Venice and the Hollywood A-lister and his bride
Over the decades, the Venice Film Festival has earned a reputation for tackling controversial, political and social issues head on… And this year has
The Venice Film Festival opened with a a screening of “Birdman”, and stars Michael Keaton, Emma Stone and Edward Norton were with director Alejandro
Coins thrown into the Trevi fountain in Rome are supposed to bring good luck, and fashion house Fendi is hoping rather more than a few coins, 2.8
The 71st Venice film festival which is the world’s oldest has opened with the premier of “Birdman”. It is the first offering of 20 films in
The Architecture Biennale in Venice is the largest of its kind in the world and the curator at this year’s event, Dutch architect and provocateur Rem
The mayor of Venice has announced his resignation a week after being arrested in a corruption probe. Giorgio Orsoni was one of 30 people accused of