Chloé Zhao’s “Nomadland” Wins Golden Lion, Venice’s Top Prize

“Nomadland” has been awarded Venice International Film Festival’s most prestigious prize, the Golden Lion. Written and directed by Chloé Zhao, the drama tells the story of a Fern, a woman from a Nevada mining town destroyed by the Great Recession. The 60-something begins living as a modern-day nomad and lives in her camping van. “Nomadland,”…