‘No autographs, please’: Venice prepares for virus-safe film festival

‘No autographs, please’: Venice prepares for virus-safe film festival

The Venice Film Festival issued virus safety guidelines on Friday, as organisers hope the oldest such event in the world can maintain its international panache while remaining infection-free.

Remembering Morricone: Ten of the Italian composer’s greatest film scores

Remembering Morricone: Ten of the Italian composer’s greatest film scores

Famed Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies

Famed Italian film composer Ennio Morricone dies

Why Italian cinema is starting to glamorize the mafia

Why Italian cinema is starting to glamorize the mafia

Netflix to open Italian base in Rome

Netflix to open Italian base in Rome

Rimini celebrates centenary of legendary Italian director Federico Fellini

Rimini celebrates centenary of legendary Italian director Federico Fellini

Italy’s Checco Zalone accused of abusing migrants on film set

Italy’s Checco Zalone accused of abusing migrants on film set

James Bond is coming to Puglia this summer
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James Bond is coming to Puglia this summer

Where to catch outdoor cinema in Italy this summer

Where to catch outdoor cinema in Italy this summer

Italian crime writer Andrea Camilleri critically ill in hospital

Italian crime writer Andrea Camilleri critically ill in hospital

Thousands gather in Florence to pay homage to Italian director Zeffirelli

Thousands gather in Florence to pay homage to Italian director Zeffirelli

PROFILE: Zeffirelli, the modern maestro of past masterpieces

PROFILE: Zeffirelli, the modern maestro of past masterpieces

Three new Italian original series are coming to Netflix

Three new Italian original series are coming to Netflix

New Bond film to start shooting in Italian city of Matera

New Bond film to start shooting in Italian city of Matera

Italian film tells uncomfortable story of partisan WWII massacres

Italian film tells uncomfortable story of partisan WWII massacres

Italy targets Netflix with new film streaming law

Italy targets Netflix with new film streaming law

Italy’s ‘other’ film fest to kick off in Rome

Italy’s ‘other’ film fest to kick off in Rome

Five things to know about Dogman, Italy’s Oscar pick

Five things to know about Dogman, Italy’s Oscar pick

The Netflix film shocking Italians with a true tale of suspected police brutality

The Netflix film shocking Italians with a true tale of suspected police brutality

Cuaron’s Mexican ‘masterpiece’ wins Venice film festival

Cuaron’s Mexican ‘masterpiece’ wins Venice film festival

Syrian war documentary wins top Venice prizes

Syrian war documentary wins top Venice prizes

‘Horror story for kids’: Italian director to remake Pinocchio

‘Horror story for kids’: Italian director to remake Pinocchio

Restored version of Italian classic Bicycle Thieves goes to Cannes Film Festival

Restored version of Italian classic Bicycle Thieves goes to Cannes Film Festival

‘Maestro of Italian cinema’ Ermanno Olmi dies

‘Maestro of Italian cinema’ Ermanno Olmi dies

For the next four days, it costs €3 to go to the cinema in Italy

For the next four days, it costs €3 to go to the cinema in Italy

Classic Stanley Kubrick memorabilia auctioned off in Italy

Classic Stanley Kubrick memorabilia auctioned off in Italy

11 of the best romantic Italian films of all time

11 of the best romantic Italian films of all time

Guillermo del Toro to chair Venice Film Festival

Guillermo del Toro to chair Venice Film Festival

Controversial drama about Gianni Versace murder hits the small screen

Controversial drama about Gianni Versace murder hits the small screen

Legendary Italian filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli accused of sexual assault

Legendary Italian filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli accused of sexual assault

‘Italy’s Weinstein’: Ten women accuse filmmaker Fausto Brizzi of sexual harassment

‘Italy’s Weinstein’: Ten women accuse filmmaker Fausto Brizzi of sexual harassment

‘Cinema Paradiso’ director Tornatore denies ‘fondling’ showgirl

‘Cinema Paradiso’ director Tornatore denies ‘fondling’ showgirl

Italian cabinet sets quota for showing homegrown talent on Italian TV

Italian cabinet sets quota for showing homegrown talent on Italian TV

‘The Shape of Water’ by Mexico’s Guillermo Del Toro wins Venice Golden Lion

‘The Shape of Water’ by Mexico’s Guillermo Del Toro wins Venice Golden Lion

Mafia love story musical shows a different side to Naples

Mafia love story musical shows a different side to Naples

Matt Damon film ‘Downsizing’ to open Venice Film Festival

Matt Damon film ‘Downsizing’ to open Venice Film Festival

Fellini’s La Strada: a vision of masculinity and femininity that still haunts us today

Fellini’s La Strada: a vision of masculinity and femininity that still haunts us today

Star Wars crew in northern Italy to film Han Solo spin-off

Star Wars crew in northern Italy to film Han Solo spin-off

Italian park ranger suspended for making porn film during paid ‘family leave’

Italian park ranger suspended for making porn film during paid ‘family leave’

Migrant documentary to represent Italy at Oscars

Migrant documentary to represent Italy at Oscars

‘Art installation’ sparks terror fears at Venice festival

‘Art installation’ sparks terror fears at Venice festival

Italian Oscar-winner to make ‘Berlusconi: The Movie’

Italian Oscar-winner to make ‘Berlusconi: The Movie’

Magical musical to kick off star-studded Venice fest

Magical musical to kick off star-studded Venice fest

Italy seizes €44m from mafia boss obsessed with ‘Scarface’

Italy seizes €44m from mafia boss obsessed with ‘Scarface’

Hollywood dominates Venice film fest line-up

Hollywood dominates Venice film fest line-up

‘The Exorcist’ maker says Vatican let him film real rite

‘The Exorcist’ maker says Vatican let him film real rite

UK director Sam Mendes to head Venice film festival jury

UK director Sam Mendes to head Venice film festival jury

Italian films to be shown in Cannes after Palme d’Or snub

Italian films to be shown in Cannes after Palme d’Or snub

Italian maestro Morricone finally wins an Oscar

Italian maestro Morricone finally wins an Oscar

Italian refugee doc wows Berlin film festival

Italian refugee doc wows Berlin film festival

‘Grand master’ of Italian film Ettore Scola dies at 84

‘Grand master’ of Italian film Ettore Scola dies at 84

Lost Laurel and Hardy snap from Italy goes viral

Lost Laurel and Hardy snap from Italy goes viral

Madcap explorer sails car around Italy

Madcap explorer sails car around Italy

Valeria Golino wins best actress prize in Venice

Valeria Golino wins best actress prize in Venice

Film director speaks up for women at Venice

Film director speaks up for women at Venice

Depp tipped for Oscar at Venice film festival

Depp tipped for Oscar at Venice film festival

New film casts spotlight on Church abuse

New film casts spotlight on Church abuse

Everest epic kicks off Venice film festival

Everest epic kicks off Venice film festival

Depp and Netflix are the talk of Venice film fest

Depp and Netflix are the talk of Venice film fest

Jonathan Demme to get Venice award

Jonathan Demme to get Venice award

Swimmers banned from famed Il Postino beach

Swimmers banned from famed Il Postino beach

Depp and Fiennes top Venice film fest line-up

Depp and Fiennes top Venice film fest line-up

Netflix to launch in Italy – but can the net cope?

Netflix to launch in Italy – but can the net cope?

Italian fantasy film wins Cannes hearts

Italian fantasy film wins Cannes hearts

Bumper year for Italy at Cannes Film Festival

Bumper year for Italy at Cannes Film Festival

Venice lifetime award for France’s Tavernier

Venice lifetime award for France’s Tavernier

Rome bans Ben Hur filming at ancient site

Rome bans Ben Hur filming at ancient site

James Bond’s best Italian moments

James Bond’s best Italian moments

007 is latest victim of Rome’s famous potholes

007 is latest victim of Rome’s famous potholes

007 gets licence to eat in Rome

007 gets licence to eat in Rome

Italy angry over Oscars snub for film ‘maestro’

Italy angry over Oscars snub for film ‘maestro’

Rome’s cobbles disrupt Bond car race in Spectre

Rome’s cobbles disrupt Bond car race in Spectre

Daniel Craig arrives in Rome to shoot Bond film

Daniel Craig arrives in Rome to shoot Bond film

Story of Italy’s celebrated journalist hits screen

Story of Italy’s celebrated journalist hits screen

Rome’s Trevi pays tribute to late La Dolce Vita star

Rome’s Trevi pays tribute to late La Dolce Vita star

Italian cannabis growers ‘inspired’ by British film

Italian cannabis growers ‘inspired’ by British film

Anita Ekberg: The Swede who was La Dolce Vita

Anita Ekberg: The Swede who was La Dolce Vita

Italian Hollywood star Virna Lisi dies at 78

Italian Hollywood star Virna Lisi dies at 78

Pope Francis film in works in Argentina

Pope Francis film in works in Argentina

New DNA twist to Pasolini murder mystery

New DNA twist to Pasolini murder mystery

Rome wins cameo role in new Bond film

Rome wins cameo role in new Bond film

Cameron Diaz flick rips off Italian novel: author

Cameron Diaz flick rips off Italian novel: author

Costner and Owen in Rome for film festival

Costner and Owen in Rome for film festival

Cash-strapped Rome film festival sacks ‘jury’

Cash-strapped Rome film festival sacks ‘jury’

Controversial director wins Rome film award

Controversial director wins Rome film award

Sophia Loren opens life exhibit in Mexico

Sophia Loren opens life exhibit in Mexico

Swedish film wins Venice’s Golden Lion

Swedish film wins Venice’s Golden Lion

Venice buzzes with new film financing initiative

Venice buzzes with new film financing initiative

Spielberg leaves €300 tip in Italian restaurant

Spielberg leaves €300 tip in Italian restaurant

A glimpse at the Calabrian mafia in film

A glimpse at the Calabrian mafia in film

Chaplin coffin-theft film premieres in Venice

Chaplin coffin-theft film premieres in Venice

New talent gets cash boost at Venice film fest

New talent gets cash boost at Venice film fest

Al Pacino joins line-up at Venice film festival

Al Pacino joins line-up at Venice film festival

‘Italy is a tough place to make films’

‘Italy is a tough place to make films’

‘I would love to make a film in Italy’

‘I would love to make a film in Italy’

Harry Potter composer to lead Venice film jury

Harry Potter composer to lead Venice film jury

May the 4th be with you: Star Wars Day in Rome

May the 4th be with you: Star Wars Day in Rome

Russell Crowe attends papal audience

Russell Crowe attends papal audience

‘Corrupt politicians should be outed’

‘Corrupt politicians should be outed’

Italian ‘Slave’ posters pulled in ‘racism’ storm

Italian ‘Slave’ posters pulled in ‘racism’ storm

Life is Beautiful bar turned into soup kitchen

Life is Beautiful bar turned into soup kitchen

Cinema’s greatest divas revive Italy’s golden era

Cinema’s greatest divas revive Italy’s golden era

‘Our film has nothing to do with Knox’

‘Our film has nothing to do with Knox’

US films dominate Rome festival line-up

US films dominate Rome festival line-up

Long-lost Orson Welles film screened in Italy

Long-lost Orson Welles film screened in Italy

Italian film director Lizzani commits suicide

Italian film director Lizzani commits suicide

Seven films shortlisted for Italy’s Oscar entry

Seven films shortlisted for Italy’s Oscar entry

Film stars stun Venice with spaghetti breakfasts

Film stars stun Venice with spaghetti breakfasts

O Sole Minnie captures Romance of Venice

O Sole Minnie captures Romance of Venice

Porn veteran waves wand to save Italian marriages

Porn veteran waves wand to save Italian marriages

Venice award for The Exorcist film-maker

Venice award for The Exorcist film-maker

Stars land in Venice for fiendish film fest

Stars land in Venice for fiendish film fest

Italian-French film stars separate

Italian-French film stars separate

Long-lost Orson Welles film found in Italy

Long-lost Orson Welles film found in Italy

‘Life is Beautiful’ screenwriter dies aged 72

‘Life is Beautiful’ screenwriter dies aged 72

Gandolfini died from heart attack in hotel room

Gandolfini died from heart attack in hotel room

Paramount wins rights to Fellini’s ‘Dolce Vita’

Paramount wins rights to Fellini’s ‘Dolce Vita’

The Italian film director vying for a Palme d’Or

The Italian film director vying for a Palme d’Or

Director Bruni-Tedeschi gets personal at Cannes

Director Bruni-Tedeschi gets personal at Cannes

Venice Film Festival fights for impact amid coronavirus curbs and cancellations

Venice Film Festival fights for impact amid coronavirus curbs and cancellations

‘Italians are closed, but they’re not racist’

‘Italians are closed, but they’re not racist’

Renzi to give DVDs of Italian migrant film to EU leaders

Renzi to give DVDs of Italian migrant film to EU leaders