More than three decades after Italy weathered its terrorism-plagued "Years of Lead," the country's first movie based on a convicted guerrilla's memoir is heading for a Toronto world premiere, aiming…
Italy's movie and political worlds made for an explosive mix at the 66th Venice Film Festival.
The Venice Film Festival's Critics Week kicks off September 2 with Orwellian Swedish sci-fi toon "Metropia," voiced by Vincent Gallo, Juliette Lewis, Udo Kier, and Stellan Skarsgard.
Change is clearly under way as the 66th Venice Film Festival kicks off Sept. 2 with under a construction zone, as new fest digs are being dug, and a daring and diverse lineup aims to take its cue…
Will Venice provide more proof that the vitality displayed in 2008 has not vanished?
Italy's film community is incensed by the Berlusconi government, which has slashed arts funding.
Venice and its environs conjure, for many film buffs, the venerable Venice Film Festival and movies shot in and around the picturesque lagoon city -- from Luchino Visconti's "Death in Venice" to…
Change is coming to the Venice Film Festival, due to kick off Wednesday amid a construction zone.
This year, Venice Film Festival topper Marco Mueller has hit "cruising speed," he says, with a lineup designed to fire on all cylinders by bringing new names and diverse genres into the mix.
Last year, amid some fanfare, the first brick was laid of the Venice fest's futuristic $100 million Palazzo del Cinema, now in an initial construction stage, which will integrate and expand the…
Four years after the Rome Film Festival burst like a gladiator into the crowded fall film fest arena, the deep-pocketed event has secured a prominent spot on the international circuit, largely thanks…