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Venice Film Festival - launch pad for award season

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.

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.

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Venice carnival goers asked to lift masks for security

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 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

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One of the world's oldest carnivals kicks off 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 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

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Colours of Venice

A waterborne parade of boats carrying cloaked and masked Venetians began the first full day of carnival season on Sunday. The Venice Carnival is

A waterborne parade of boats carrying cloaked and masked Venetians began the first full day of carnival season on Sunday. The Venice Carnival is

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Venice awash with masks and costumes as carnival gets underway

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

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

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Spectacular start to Venice carnival season

Floating, illuminated structures and breathtaking light displays over the famed waterways of Venice marked the opening of the lagoon city’s annual

Floating, illuminated structures and breathtaking light displays over the famed waterways of Venice marked the opening of the lagoon city’s annual

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Venice carnival opens in burst of light

Venice carnival season has opened in a burst of light, with floating illuminations and light displays marking the start of the annual event

Venice carnival season has opened in a burst of light, with floating illuminations and light displays marking the start of the annual event

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Everest thriller opens Venice Film Festival

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

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

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Stars and gondolas, Venice Film Festivals opens on top of the world

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.

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.

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Venice film festival 2015

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

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

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Venice crowd protests against Matteo Salvini's Liga Nord party

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

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

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Venice carnival to end with stylish and spectacular paegent

Nearly three weeks of fun, frolicking and festivities will come to and end tonight as Venice says arrivederci to another year’s Carnival. From

Nearly three weeks of fun, frolicking and festivities will come to and end tonight as Venice says arrivederci to another year’s Carnival. From

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Carnival of Venice underway in Italy

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

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

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New Year's Concert at La Fenice: a spectacular showcase

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

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

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George Clooney ties the knot in Venice

Much to the disappointment of his female fans, actor George Clooney and human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin have married in Venice. Water taxis

Much to the disappointment of his female fans, actor George Clooney and human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin have married in Venice. Water taxis

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Venice agog at Clooney marriage

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

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

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Controversial topics at the 71st annual Venice Film Festival

Over the decades, the Venice Film Festival has earned a reputation for tackling controversial, political and social issues head on… And this year has

Over the decades, the Venice Film Festival has earned a reputation for tackling controversial, political and social issues head on… And this year has

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Birdman screening opens Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival opened with a a screening of “Birdman”, and stars Michael Keaton, Emma Stone and Edward Norton were with director Alejandro

The Venice Film Festival opened with a a screening of “Birdman”, and stars Michael Keaton, Emma Stone and Edward Norton were with director Alejandro

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Fashion to the rescue of Italy's architecture

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

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

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Venice Film Festival opens with "Birdman"

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 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

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Rem Koolhaas looks back to the future at Venice Biennale

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 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