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    • Nomadland with Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival

      Nomadland with Golden Lion at Venice Film Festival

      US film Nomadland has won the Golden Lion prize at the Venice Film Festival, the first such event held with live audiences since the Covid-19 outbreak, news wires reported. The film, by Chinese-born Chloé Zhao, stars Frances McDormand as a widow who lives as a nomad after the 2008 crisis.

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    • Salzburg festival opens amid restrictions

      Salzburg festival opens amid restrictions

      While many theatres, opera houses and concert halls across the globe remain closed, one of the world's most prestigious Salzburg summer music festivals opened in Austria this weekend with strict anti-coronavirus measures in place, news wires reported. The month-long event kicked off on Saturday with a performance of Richard Strauss's opera "Elektra" in a brand-new staging by Poland's Krzysztof Warlikowski.

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