Star-studded Venice film festival opens under cloud of controversy

Star-studded Venice film festival opens under cloud of controversy

The glitzy Venice film festival opens on Wednesday with fury over the inclusion of controversial directors Roman Polanski and Nate Parker adding to criticism about a lack of women directors in the running for its top prize.

Venice Film Festival faces backlash after including directors accused of rape in their line-up

Venice Film Festival faces backlash after including directors accused of rape in their line-up

Argento sex accuser Bennett opens up on Italian TV

Argento sex accuser Bennett opens up on Italian TV

Women directors accuse Venice film festival of ‘toxic masculinity’

Women directors accuse Venice film festival of ‘toxic masculinity’

Italian actress Asia Argento denies sexual relationship with underage teen

Italian actress Asia Argento denies sexual relationship with underage teen

Actress Asia Argento: Cannes was Weinstein’s ‘hunting ground’

Actress Asia Argento: Cannes was Weinstein’s ‘hunting ground’

Legendary Italian filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli accused of sexual assault

Legendary Italian filmmaker Franco Zeffirelli accused of sexual assault

Silvio Berlusconi backs Catherine Deneuve on #MeToo: ‘Women are happy when men court them’

Silvio Berlusconi backs Catherine Deneuve on #MeToo: ‘Women are happy when men court them’

Italian actress Asia Argento admits having sex with underage co-star

Italian actress Asia Argento admits having sex with underage co-star