Venice

Philippine film wins Golden Lion at 2016 Venice Film Festival

The drama "The Woman Who Left" ("Ang Babaeng Humayo") by Lav Diaz of the Philippines has won the Golden Lion for best film Saturday at the 2016 Venice International Film Festival.

Venice Film Festival tones down the glitz amid Italy quake gloom

The world's oldest cinema fair is set to quietly launch its traditional mix of blockbusters and independent productions on Wednesday as Italy recovers from a deadly earthquake.

Man reciting Muslim prayers and carrying large axe arrested in Venice

Italian police said Monday they arrested a man who was spotted behaving strangely while reciting Muslim prayers inside Venice's train station and found him to be in possession of a rucksack...

Brodosplit building additional flood barriers for Venice

The Brodosplit shipyard will build another 22 steel barriers worth EUR 70 million to protect Venice from flooding, the company said on Friday.

Venice carnival opens with traditional "flight of the angel"

A 19-year-old beauty contest winner swung off St Mark's Tower before thousands of onlookers, as the traditional "flight of the angel" spectacle marked Sunday the official start of the Venice...