ARTS & CULTURE
08/31/2010 05:57 pm ET Updated May 25, 2011

Venice Gears Up for 67th Film Festival

VENICE -- The new Palazzo del Cinema on the Lido, to replace the one built in the 1930s for the world's oldest international film festival, was due to be unveiled in 2011, its inauguration planned to coincide with the 150th anniversary of the unification of Italy. But the discovery of a dump of asbestos during the excavation of the site has delayed the projected opening of the multi-screen Palazzo until 2012.

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