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    The Venice Film Festival Has Begun And Tilda Swinton And Cate Blanchett Had The Best Masked Looks

    Film festivals aren't what they used to be.

    The 2020 Venice Film festival is underway, and it looks a lot different than it did last year. For one, masks are ubiquitous.

    Cate Blanchett is seen arriving at Venice Airport during the 77th Venice Film Festival

    Cate Blanchett arrived wearing this one, which she coordinated with her outfit. The actor is this year's jury president at the film festival.

    Cate Blanchett is seen arriving at Venice Airport during the 77th Venice Film Festival

    In addition to masks, this year's attendees are going through thermoscanners at the entry points and will be social distancing, of course, while at screening venues and press conferences, according the festival director Alberto Barbera, per Variety.

    Cate Blanchett is seen arriving at Venice Airport during the 77th Venice Film Festival

    Additionally, attendees from outside of Europe or "some European countries, such as Spain" will be subjected to "multiple swab tests."

    Tilda Swinton is seen arriving at Venice Airport during the 77th Venice Film Festival

    The red carpet has also been reworked to be livestreamed so fans can see it, since they won't be able to watch from the sidelines.

    Tilda Swinton and Sandro Kopp are seen arriving at Venice Airport during the 77th Venice Film Festival

    There will be a lot less American celebrities at the festival this year due to the pandemic.

    Taylor Hill is seen arriving at Venice Airport during the 77th Venice Film Festival

    For comparison, this is what the 2019 Venice Film Festival looked like:

    Lily-Rose Deep attends "The King" red carpet during the 76th Venice Film Festival.
     Zazie Beetz attends the "Joker" screening during the 76th Venice Film Festival
    Timothee Chalamet attends "The King" red carpet during the 76th Venice Film Festival.
    Sofia Richie walks the red carpet ahead of the Opening Ceremony.
    Ruth Negga walks the red carpet ahead of the "Ad Astra" screening during during the 76th Venice Film Festival.
    Brad Pitt walks the red carpet ahead of the "Ad Astra" screening during the 76th Venice Film Festival
    Bella Thorne walks the red carpet ahead of the "Joker" screening during the 76th Venice Film Festival
    Scarlett Johansson walks the red carpet ahead of the "Marriage Story" screening.
    Melanie Brown walks the red carpet ahead of the opening ceremony during the 76th Venice Film Festival
    Rooney Mara walks the red carpet ahead of the "Joker" screening.
    Iman Mohamed Abdulmajid walks the red carpet ahead of the opening ceremony.
    arbara Palvin walks the red carpet ahead of the Opening Ceremony.

    What a difference a year makes.

    Meryl Streep walks the red carpet ahead of the "The Laundromat" screening.