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'Nomadland' wins top prize at Venice film festival

Apo - "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 a decade.

Venice film festival gears up to award masked Golden Lion winner

Apo - The Venice film festival will present its coveted Golden Lion award Saturday after a competition marked by facemasks and missing stars but billed as a relaunch of global cinema, bruised by the coronavirus crisis.

No Hollywood ending for flood- and virus-haunted Venice

Venice - It's been a bad year for Venice.In November, the highest tides in over 50 years left it submerged -- the famous Italian lagoon city drenched, despondent and economically devastated.

Most Germans knew Holocaust was happening, new film claims

Venice - 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 Thursday.

Final flourishes on eve of unprecedented Venice Film Festival

Venice - The Venice Film Festival counted down to the movie industry's first post-Covid-19 international competition on Tuesday, with excitement, anxiety and a truckload of coronavirus safety signs still to install.

Venice Film Festival seeks to dodge coronavirus and controversy

Rome - What if you threw a film festival and nobody came?

'Dark days' for Venice gondola makers

Venice - Already under threat, Venice's traditional gondola shipyards now lie silent apart from the gentle sound of canal water lapping at their doorsteps.

Gregory Zarian scores 2020 Emmy nod for 'Venice: The Series'

Congratulations are in order for Gregory Zarian. He earned a 2020 Daytime Emmy nomination for his acting work in "Venice: The Series."

Venice canals clear as coronavirus leaves city tourist free

Venice - The city of Venice is enjoying crystal clear waters in its world-famous canals due to a lack of debris from tourists and near-zero boat traffic under Italy's ongoing coronavirus lockdown.

Yes, for a multitude of reasons, Venice is really sinking

Venice - Most of us already know that Venice is sinking - However, the city has now become the poster child of the problems facing all coastal cities. "Acqua alta" conditions, the term locals use for when the water gets high, has become all too frequent.

Venice comes up for air after week of record flooding

Rome - Venice sought to return to normal life on Monday after a week of unprecedented flooding that devastated the city, submerging homes, business and cultural treasures.

Devastated Venice braced for third major flood

Venice - Venice was braced Saturday for an unprecednted third major flooding in less than a week, with sea water due to swamp the already devastated historic city where authorities have declared a state of emergency.

As tides rise, flooded Venice awash with colourful plastic boots

Venice - After a high tide swept through Venice causing widespread devastation, plastic boots are everywhere.

St Mark's closed as Venice faces more floods

Venice - Another exceptional high tide swamped flood-hit Venice on Friday, prompting the mayor to order St Mark's square closed after Italy declared a state of emergency for the UNESCO city.

Venice braces for more high water as alarms sound

Venice - Venice braced itself for more rising waters on Thursday as Italy's government prepared to take emergency measures for the canal city struck by an exceptional tide this week.

Climate change blamed for floods overwhelming Venice

Venice’s mayor declared a state of emergency on Wednesday after “apocalyptic” floods swept through the lagoon city, flooding its historic basilica and inundating squares and centuries-old buildings.

Flooding drowns St Mark's priceless mosaics in sewage

Venice - Dirty water swirls around marble tombs inside the 12th century crypt of St Mark's Basilica in Venice, which suffered untold damage when an unprecedented high tide swept through the city.

Climate change, corruption blamed for Venice flood devastation

Venice - Much of Venice was left under water after the highest tide in 50 years ripped through the historic Italian city, beaching gondolas, trashing hotels and sending tourists fleeing through rapidly rising waters.

Venice underwater as exceptional tide sweeps through canal city

Venice - Venice was hit by the highest tide in more than 50 years late Tuesday, with tourists wading through flooded streets to seek shelter as a fierce wind whipped up waves in St. Mark's Square.

Italy hit by heavy rains, flooding in Venice

Rome - Powerful rainstorms hit Italy on Tuesday, with the worst affected areas in the south and Venice, where there was widespread flooding.

Three killed in Venice offshore racing accident

Rome - Three people have been killed in Venice after a powerboat attempting to break an offshore record slammed into an artificial spit of land in the dark, Italian firefighters and media reports said Wednesday.

Mary Poppins shocker: 'I swear a lot' admits Julie Andrews

Venice - Mary Poppins, cover your ears.Hollywood legend Julie Andrews shocked the world Tuesday by confessing that she has something of a filthy mouth."I do swear a lot.

Polanski film premieres in Venice as scandal rages

Venice - Roman Polanski's new film premieres in Venice Friday after the defiant director lashed out at critics and as fury over his inclusion in the festival cast a shadow over the star-studded celebration of cinema.

Star-studded Venice opens under cloud of controversy

Venice - The glitzy Venice film festival opens Wednesday with fury over the inclusion of controversial directors Roman Polanski and Nate Parker adding to criticism about a lack of women directors in the running for its top prize.

Rape rows risk taking sheen off starry Venice film festival

Venice - The star-studded Venice film festival opens Wednesday with a row raging about the inclusion of controversial directors Roman Polanski and Nate Parker.

Brew hullabaloo gets German tourists kicked out of Venice

Rome - A couple of German tourists were ordered to leave Venice on Friday for brewing coffee at the foot of the famous Rialto bridge.The Berliners, 32 and 35, had stopped for a rest, downing their backpacks to prepare a cup of coffee using a little gas stove....

Gondoleering goddesses teach ancient art to the masses

Venice - "Big wave incoming, use your legs!" shouts Gabriella Lazzari, as her laughing students try out their new gondoleering skills in the sunshine of Venice's lagoon.

Deadly storms lash Italy leaving Venice afloat

Venice - At least five people died Monday in Italy as fierce winds and rains lashed much of the country and caused waters in the canal-ringed city of Venice to reach historic high levels.

Cuaron's Mexican 'masterpiece' wins Venice film festival

Venice - Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron won the Golden Lion top prize at the Venice film festival Saturday for "Roma", which critics called not merely a movie but "a vision".

Cuaron's Mexican 'masterpiece' wins Venice film festival

Venice - Mexican director Alfonso Cuaron won the Golden Lion top prize at the Venice film festival Saturday for "Roma", which critics have called not merely a movie but "a vision".
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