'Joker' wins top prize at Venice Film Festival

2019-09-08 08:39

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

Rape rows risk taking sheen off starry Venice film festival

2019-08-22 07:59

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

Oliver Hermanus' new film 'Moffie' to premiere at Venice Film Festival

2019-07-25 12:42

Oliver Hermanus’ new film, Moffie, will have its World Premiere in the official selection of the 76th Venice Film Festival.


Roman Polanski case: What we know, after 40 years

2019-08-30 12:59

Roman Polanski, whose new film on the persecution of the French Jewish army officer Alfred Dreyfus is premiering at the Venice Film Festival, is still dogged by a rape case that continues to polarise opinion.

JM Coetzee's 'Waiting for the Barbarians' to premiere at Venice film festival

2019-08-13 06:00

The film adaptation of JM Coetzee's novel 'Waiting for the Barbarians' will have its world premiere at the Venice film festival.

Mick Jagger's art heist thriller to close Venice film festival

2019-07-23 13:37

Veteran rocker Mick Jagger will return to the silver screen at the Venice film festival in for the premiere of art-world thriller "The Burnt Orange Heresy", alongside Donald Sutherland.

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