#VeniceFilmFestival

.Venice, Italy
Audrey Diwan is a film director (Instagram/audrey.diwan)

  • Audrey Diwan's Happening won the top prize at Venice Film Festival
  • The 78th edition of Venice Film Festival took place on Saturday night
  • ‘Happening’ is based on an autobiographical novel by Annie Ernaux

.Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
Audrey Diwan holds the Golden Lion award for 'Happening' onstage at the closing ceremony during the 78th edition of the Venice Film Festival in Venice, Italy, Saturday, Sept. 11, 2021.

  • Audrey Diwan’s abortion drama "Happening' has won the Golden Lion at the 78th Venice International Film Festival
  • Then film was about a college student who finds herself with an unwanted pregnancy on a search for an abortion
  • The runner up honor went to Paolo Sorrentino’s 'The Hand of God'

.Hollywood, FL, USA
Ben Affleck's latest film The Last Duel premiered at the Venice Film Festival. (Photo Credit: Instagram/@benaffleck)

  • Ben Affleck is an American actor, producer, writer, and director
  • He was recently spotted at the Venice Film Festival
  • Being receipent of numerous awards, Affleck is reported to receive big paychecks for his films.

.Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
The couple came for the premier of Ben Affleck's "The Last Duel." (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • Jennifer Lopez and Ben Affleck made their relationship Venice film festival official
  • The couple were seen sharing plenty of kisses and hugs for the cameras
  • The couple rekindled their romance in May

.Los Angeles, CA, USA
The actress wore a Valentino lace floral dress featuring a bow tie collar with a thin leather belt and a croc-embossed Hermès bag. (Photo credit: AFP)

  • On Thursday, Jennifer and Ben were photographed arriving by water taxi to the 2021 Venice Film Festival
  • This is the first time they have attended a celebrity event together since they rekindled their romance
  •  J.Lo wore a white lace dress, and the actor wore a black long-sleeve shirt and matching pant

.Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
Taliban fighters inside the Hamid Karzai International Airport after the US military's withdrawal, in Kabul. (Photo Credit: AP/PTI)

  • Filmmakers Sahraa Karimi and Sahra Mani left Afghanistan after Taliban takeover
  • The Taliban took over Kabul on August 15
  • The filmmakers said only the international community can save artists of Afghanistan

.Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
This is not the first time she made news for her red carpet outfit as we all still remember her sheer red Maison Valentino for the premiere of the film 'Mona Lisa And The Blood Moon'. (Photo credit: Instagram/SophieLopez)

  • Many celebrities are setting the red carpet on fire with their glamarous avtaars at the event 
  • Kate Hudson also brought her daring foot forward in a black cutout Monot dress
  • She was the part of session to celebrate women in cinema 

The long-awaited film from French-Canadian director stars Timothee Chalamet and Zendaya alongside the likes of Javier Bardem and Oscar Isaac. (Photo credit: Twitter/ Official page of Dune)

  • 'Dune' had its official world premiere at the Venice Film Festival on Friday evening
  • The film has been directed by Denis Villeneuve
  • 'Dune' rolls out in cinemas in Europe starting September 15 and in the US in theatres and on HBO Max on October 22

.Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy
The film festival is hosted in the Italy's Venice. (Photo Credit: Associated Press)

  • The Venice Film Festival opens up on Wednesday
  • Italy has a history of dealing with health related crisis
  • The 1348 outbreak killed one third of the city's population

Timothee Chalamet's 'Dune' among other films will be premiered in the 78th Venice Film Festival. (Photo credit: AP)

  • “Dune” is just one of the high-profile premieres coming to 78th Venice International Film Festival
  • Venice International Film Festival begins Wednesday
  • The festival runs through September 11