The newest edition of the The Venice Film Festival has begun. Held from August 29 to September 9, the festival welcomes the best films and filmmakers from across the world. Guillermo del Toro is heading this year’s jury. Some of the titles in competition are ’22 July’, ‘The mountain’, Mike Leigh’s newest film ‘Peterloo’ and more. Damien Chazelle’s newest film ‘First Man’ starring Ryan Gosling, opened with great reception, according to reviews from the people in attendance. This year’s Golden Lion For Lifetime Achievement Award will go to filmmaker David Cronenberg and Actress Vanessa Redgrave. And the Closing Film will be Driven.