The 31st annual Venice International Film Festival was held from 19 August to 1 September 1970. There was no jury because from 1969 to 1979 the festival was not competitive.
|Festival date||19 August – 1 September 1970|
- Wanda by Barbara Loden (USA)
- The Clowns by Federico Fellini (Italy)
- Career Golden Lion:
- Pasinetti Award
- Best Foreign Film - Wanda (Barbara Loden)
- Best Italian Film - The Clowns (Federico Fellini)
- ^ "Venice Biennale: the Venice Film Festival-History and facts of the world's oldest Film Festival". Retrieved October 7, 2013.
- ^ "The 1970′s". Retrieved October 8, 2013.
- ^ "Juries for the 1970′s". Retrieved October 7, 2013.