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    ‘Nomadland’ wins top prize at Venice film festival

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 09:42pm on September 13, 2020

    ‘Nomadland’ by director Chloe Zhao scooped the top prize at the Venice film festival on Saturday, the first woman to win the Golden Lion in...

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    Vanessa Kirby in heartbreaking home birth role

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 10:21pm on September 06, 2020

    ‘The Crown’ star Vanessa Kirby said Saturday that her latest role as a woman who loses her child after a home birth goes wrong was...

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    Film reveals Greta Thunberg as steely, funny and a secret dancer

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 10:20pm on September 06, 2020

    Greta Thunberg said Friday the weight of having to sound the alarm on climate change was ‘too much’ for her or any child after a...

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    Spanish director Almodovar to make western

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:08am on September 06, 2020

    Legendary Spanish director Pedro Almodovar said Thursday that he is working on a western, a surprising career turn for the master of female-friendly melodrama who...

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    Most Germans knew Holocaust was happening, new film claims

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:05am on September 06, 2020

    A ‘vanishingly small number’ of Germans were unaware the Holocaust was going on during World War II, the makers of a chilling new documentary said...

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    Venice Film Festival opens despite pandemic

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 11:47pm on September 02, 2020

    The Venice Film Festival opened on Wednesday with strict safety measures in place for the industry’s first international competition since the coronavirus hit, with 18...

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    Traditional ‘Flight Of The Angel’ opens Venice Carnival

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 01:04am on February 18, 2020

    Thousands of people, many dressed for a traditional masked ball, crowded into Saint Mark’s Square on Sunday to witness ‘the flight of the angel’, the...

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    Inundated Venice braced for more flooding, strong winds

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 10:32pm on November 16, 2019

    Venice was on red alert for more floods and fierce winds on Saturday after an exceptionally high tide swamped the city of canals, where authorities...

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    Venetians anger after flood devastates city

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 01:12am on November 14, 2019

    Venetians woke Wednesday to devastating scenes after the highest tide in 50 years washed through the historic Italian city, beaching gondolas, trashing hotels and sending...

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    ‘Joker’, Polanski win top prizes at Venice film festival

    Agence France-Presse . Venice | Updated at 12:00am on September 09, 2019

    ‘Joker’, a daring take on the comic book villain starring Joaquin Phoenix, won the Golden Lion for best film at the Venice film festival Saturday...

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