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First Filipino win at Venice Film Festival

Filipino director Lav Diaz picks up the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for 'The Woman Who Left', while the runner-up Silver Lion is split between Andrei Konchalovsky for Holocaust drama 'Rai'

Filipino director Lav Diaz picks up the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival for 'The Woman Who Left', while the runner-up Silver Lion is split between Andrei Konchalovsky for Holocaust drama 'Rai'

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'The Woman Who Left' wins Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival

Lav Diaz’s ‘The Woman Who Left’ (‘Ang Babaeng Humayo’) has won the Golden Lion award for Best Film at the 73rd Venice Film Festival.

Lav Diaz’s ‘The Woman Who Left’ (‘Ang Babaeng Humayo’) has won the Golden Lion award for Best Film at the 73rd Venice Film Festival.

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Natalie Portman is Jackie Kennedy in Venice

Natalie Portman’s latest movie ‘Jackie’ is among 20 competing for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

Natalie Portman’s latest movie ‘Jackie’ is among 20 competing for the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival.

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Portman premieres 'Jackie' at Venice Film Festival

There’s very little that’s not been said, read or written about the Kennedy’s but director Pablo Larrain’s Jackie aims to tell a different tale.

There’s very little that’s not been said, read or written about the Kennedy’s but director Pablo Larrain’s Jackie aims to tell a different tale.

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Jude Law stars as an American pope in new HBO series

British actor Jude Law stars as the Pope in HBO's new miniseries 'The Young Pope' by Italian director Paolo Sorrentino.

British actor Jude Law stars as the Pope in HBO's new miniseries 'The Young Pope' by Italian director Paolo Sorrentino.

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'The War Show': a video diary of the Syrian conflict

Screened at the Venice Film Festival, 'The War Show' is a documentary about the Syrian conflict told from the point of view of a former radio DJ and her friends.

Screened at the Venice Film Festival, 'The War Show' is a documentary about the Syrian conflict told from the point of view of a former radio DJ and her friends.

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'La La Land' the Venice Film Festival rolls out the red carpet

The 73rd Venice Film Festival is up and running with the world premiere of the musical 'La La Land', directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.

The 73rd Venice Film Festival is up and running with the world premiere of the musical 'La La Land', directed by Damien Chazelle and starring Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling.

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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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A strong line-up for Venice Film Festival 2016

This year the Venice Film Festival will open with the world premiere of Damien Chazelle’s new film “La La Land”.

This year the Venice Film Festival will open with the world premiere of Damien Chazelle’s new film “La La Land”.

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Venice Festival: forbidden love on South Pacific island

A film about forbidden love set on South Pacific island, ‘Tanna’, has had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. The film tells the

A film about forbidden love set on South Pacific island, ‘Tanna’, has had its world premiere at the Venice Film Festival. The film tells the

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War in Afghanistan at Venice Film Festival

Danish director Tobias Lindholm is teaming up again with Pilou Asbaek of the hit tv series ‘Borgen’ for the drama ‘A War’ screened at the Horizons

Danish director Tobias Lindholm is teaming up again with Pilou Asbaek of the hit tv series ‘Borgen’ for the drama ‘A War’ screened at the Horizons

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Star-studded world premieres shine at Venice Film Festival

The Venice Film Festival has kicked off in style with a number of world premieres including ‘A Bigger Splash’ starring Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson

The Venice Film Festival has kicked off in style with a number of world premieres including ‘A Bigger Splash’ starring Ralph Fiennes, Dakota Johnson

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Everest cast and crew discuss taking on the world's highest mountain

As the film premiered out of competition in Venice, the cast of Everest talked of the difficulties of filming in gruelling conditions and the responsibility of depicting real-life events.

As the film premiered out of competition in Venice, the cast of Everest talked of the difficulties of filming in gruelling conditions and the responsibility of depicting real-life events.

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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 announces starry Lido line-up

Running from September 2-12, Hollywood names dominate the bill with the festival quickly becoming a key primer for Oscar season.

Running from September 2-12, Hollywood names dominate the bill with the festival quickly becoming a key primer for Oscar season.

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"A pigeon perched on a branch philosophised about life."

The title is a gateway into the universe of director Roy Andersson and the “the final part of a trilogy about being a human being.” In a succession

The title is a gateway into the universe of director Roy Andersson and the “the final part of a trilogy about being a human being.” In a succession

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Al Pacino vies for Gold at Venice Film Festival

He is 74 years young and still going strong. Al Pacino hit the red carpet at the Venice film festival where the iconic US actor stars in two movies

He is 74 years young and still going strong. Al Pacino hit the red carpet at the Venice film festival where the iconic US actor stars in two movies

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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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'Farewell Party' pokes fun at euthanasia

Euthanasia is controversial and opinion dividing in several countries, but the makers of Israeli movie, “The Farewell Party” are hoping the jury at

Euthanasia is controversial and opinion dividing in several countries, but the makers of Israeli movie, “The Farewell Party” are hoping the jury at

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Stellar trio lights up red carpet in Venice

A stellar trio made up of actresses Chiara Mastroianni, her mother Catherine Deneuve and Charlotte Gainsbourg hit the carpet in Venice for the

A stellar trio made up of actresses Chiara Mastroianni, her mother Catherine Deneuve and Charlotte Gainsbourg hit the carpet in Venice for the

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Look Of Silence sole documentary in frame at Venice

The Look of Silence, directed by Joshua Oppenheimer, is the only documentary competing at the Venice Film Festival. It follows the lives of an

The Look of Silence, directed by Joshua Oppenheimer, is the only documentary competing at the Venice Film Festival. It follows the lives of an

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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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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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Ana Arabia: a cinematic appeal for peace in the Middle East

Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitaï‘s new film, ‘Ana Arabia’ or ‘Me, the Arab’ tells the true story of a holocaust survivor who comes to the young state of

Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitaï‘s new film, ‘Ana Arabia’ or ‘Me, the Arab’ tells the true story of a holocaust survivor who comes to the young state of

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Italian Filmmaker Carlo Lizzani dies at 91

Filmmaker and key player of Italian neo-realism Carlo Lizzani has died at 91. He reportedly fell from the third floor balcony of his Rome home, a

Filmmaker and key player of Italian neo-realism Carlo Lizzani has died at 91. He reportedly fell from the third floor balcony of his Rome home, a