Films vie for top honours at Venice film fest

Several films, focusing on suffering and strife, compete for the Golden Lion award at this year's film festival.

    Twenty one films are vying to win this year's Golden Lion award at the Venice Film Festival.

    The top prize will be announced on Saturday, with many of the competing films focusing on suffering and strife.

    Al Jazeera's Phil Lavelle reports from the Venice Film Festival.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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