VENICE: Polish director Jerzy Skolimowski's Essential Killing picked up the Special Jury Prize of the main competition at the 67th Venice International Film Festival while the Turkish film Majority directed by Seren Yuce which screened in the Venice Days section won the Young Lion of Tomorrow award.

VENICE: The Bulgarian Italian coproduction Goodbye Mama ( directed by Michelle Bonev will be awarded the Action For Women prize by the Italian Ministry of Culture today at a special screening of the film at the Venice International Film Festival.