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Chloé Zhao’s 'Nomadland' wins TIFF People's Choice Award

Sep. 20, 2020 2:18 PM EDT

After picking up Venice's Golden Lion award, Chloé Zhao’s “ Nomadland " has won another prestigious honor: The Toronto International Film Festival's People's Choice Award. No film has ever won both. TIFF programmers announced the winners Sunday. Zhao's film features Frances McDormand as a...

Chloe Zhao attends the Telluride from Los Angeles drive-in screening of

With quiet humanity, Chloe Zhao's 'Nomadland' makes noise

Sep. 16, 2020 9:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — What’s it like to be an international film festival sensation without hardly leaving your home? Like most things during the pandemic, it’s surreal. Except for trips to the editing room, director Chloe Zhao has mostly stayed at the Ojai, California, home she shares with three...

Disney's Marketing Director for Italy, Davide Romani, center, holds the Golden Lion Best Film award for

Chloe Zhao's "Nomadland" wins top prize at Venice Film Fest

Sep. 12, 2020 4:33 PM EDT

VENICE, Italy (AP) — Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland,” a recession-era road trip drama starring Frances McDormand, won the Golden Lion for best film Saturday at a slimmed-down Venice Film Festival, which was held against the backdrop of the coronavirus pandemic. Zhao and McDormand appeared by...

Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland,” a recession road trip starring Frances McDormand, wins Golden Lion for best film at Venice

Sep. 12, 2020 3:03 PM EDT
VENICE, Italy (AP) — Chloe Zhao’s “Nomadland,” a recession road trip starring Frances McDormand, wins Golden Lion for best film at Venice.
FILE - Writer-director Chloe Zhao poses for a portrait during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah on Jan. 22, 2018. Zhao's

Female directors close to parity at Venice Film Festival

Sep. 2, 2020 2:04 AM EDT

A spot in competition at the Venice Film Festival can launch careers and Oscar winners, but in recent years, films directed by women have been mostly excluded from vying for the coveted Golden Lion. Among the 62 films that competed between 2017 and 2019, only four were made by women. Things have improved at the...