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'Shimmering' Mexican drama 'Roma' wins Venice for Cuaron and Netflix

09 Sep 2018

VENICE, Italy Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" won the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival on Saturday, bringing Netflix its first major festival victory to seal the online streaming company's reputation as a big name in arthouse movies. | Video

DeLorean film drives back to the futuristic '70s to close Venice festival

08 Sep 2018

VENICE, Italy The DeLorean sports car entered movie legend as the time machine in the "Back to the Future" films and returns to the big screen in "Driven", a comedy thriller about the downfall of its creator, which closed the Venice Film Festival on Saturday.

In front of camera, if not behind, women shone at Venice Film Festival

08 Sep 2018

VENICE, Italy Despite a paucity of female directors, women were the stars of the Venice Film Festival: from Lady Gaga stealing the red carpet spotlight, to movies about queens, witches and working women with important stories to tell. | Video

Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma" wins main prize at Venice Film Festival

08 Sep 2018

VENICE, Italy, Sept 8 Oscar-winning director Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma", a black-and-white drama based on his childhood in Mexico, won the Golden Lion at Venice on Saturday, an important victory for the streaming company Netflix, which will distribute it worldwide.

'Babadook' director returns with revenge odyssey in colonial-era Australia

07 Sep 2018

VENICE, Italy Jennifer Kent, who made her name with horror "The Babadook", returned on Thursday with a revenge thriller set in 1825 Tasmania, a penal colony where the abuse meted out to convicts is surpassed only by the cruelty suffered by the Aborigines. | Video

Venice festival's only woman director gets sexist heckle at film screening

06 Sep 2018

VENICE, Italy The only movie in the main competition in Venice made by a woman was heckled by an audience member who called director Jennifer Kent a "whore", reigniting concerns about sexism at the festival which has been accused of overlooking female filmmakers.

Venice festival's only woman director gets sexist heckle at film screening

06 Sep 2018

VENICE, Italy The only movie in the main competition in Venice made by a woman was heckled by an audience member who called director Jennifer Kent a "whore", reigniting concerns about sexism at the festival which has been accused of overlooking female filmmakers.

We need to talk about Steve: Bannon documentarist defends 'softball' interview

05 Sep 2018

VENICE, Italy When documentary filmmaker Errol Morris asks Steve Bannon if he ever feels like Lucifer, the fallen angel who decided it's "better to reign in Hell", the former Donald Trump aide is delighted and finishes the quote from Milton's "Paradise Lost" himself: "than serve in Heaven!"

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