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Weather in Venice on Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:30 is Partly Cloudy

2016-09-26
Partly Cloudy  21°C Wind: South 2 m/s Pressure: 0 mbar Visibility: 19 km Humidity: 54% Mon, 26 Sep 2016 20:30

Lav Diaz’s ‘Humayo’ in Italy

2016-09-26
Quick on the heels of winning the Golden Lion at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival last Sept ... The nearly four-hour film was picked up by Microcinema for theatrical release in Italy in the next few months. Films Boutique, a firm based in ...

The best of Venice, Italy

2016-09-18
One of the highlights for many travelers to Northern Italy is visiting the historic city of Venice. But there is no denying that Venice, with its many canals and winding streets, can be an incredibly overwhelming place. After a couple of visits, I finally ...

Italy Picks Berlin Fest Winner ‘Fire at Sea’ as Its Oscar Contender

2016-09-25
Rosi also won the Golden Lion in 2013 at the Venice Film Festival for his previous documentary, “Sacro GRA.” Co-produced by Italy’s Rai Cinema, Istituto Luce, and Stemal Entertainment with Arte France Cinema, “Fire at Sea” has been widely sold ...

Can ‘Hacksaw Ridge’ redeem Mel Gibson?

2016-09-25
VENICE, Italy — Do you believe? Do you believe Mel Gibson, the movie star, the Oscar-winning producer and director, the part-time pariah, can be redeemed in the eyes of the Hollywood establishment? I think it just happened. “Hacksaw Ridge” made its ...

Contemplating the Unthinkable: A World Without Venice

2016-09-25
Italy, perpetually on the brink of bankruptcy ... He paints a dreary picture of Venice as theme park, an ancient Disneyland. This is not a new observation, but sadly it’s not inaccurate either. What Settis laments isn’t necessarily the death of ...

Los Angeles to Venice, Italy $560 Air Berlin Nov-Dec

2016-09-19
There is an Air Berlin low fare from Los Angeles to Venice, Italy via Dusseldorf flights from about $560 to $610 round trip for departures in November and December. I find these low ticket prices on Orbitz and CheapTickets and even under $550 through ...

Small boats take on big ships in Venice protest

2016-09-26
Protesters took to small boats in Venice on Sunday evening (September 25) to demonstrate against huge cruise ships being allowed to pass through the Italian city's canals. Sounding horns and lighting colored flares, the protesters waved banners which ...

Oscars: Italy Selects 'Fire at Sea' for Foreign-Language Category

2016-09-26
Italy has selected Gianfranco Rosi's Fire at Sea as its submission ... throughout the States to discuss the film and the refugee crisis. Rosi previously won the Venice Golden Lion for his documentary Sacro GRA, making him the only documentary filmmaker ...

Direct from Venice Italy to your table. Genuine Mu…

2016-09-21
Direct from Venice Italy to your table. Genuine Murano glass from Venice Italy has arrived at Lemonceillo Home! Add? https://t.co/bIBCcZodLV There’s something so heartwarming about brightly coloured houses, especially en masse. Here are 10 cities ...

Sirmione, Lake Garda: When You Need a Vacation From Your Vacation

2016-09-26
The largest lake in the country, Lake Garda is about an hour’s train ride from Venice and just fifteen minutes from the charming Verona. These three destinations make for a terrific week in Northern Italy, comprising a satisfying mélange of experiences.