The school, once attended by Polanski, earlier had rejected as "inappropriate" an online calling for his visit to be cancelled. The appeal, which had been signed by 116 people as of Thursday, cited "at least five accusations" against him.
A group of about 40 activists blocked the screening of the French premiere of Polanski's film "J'accuse" at a theatre in Rue Champollion, although the film was shown at some other theatres in Paris.
Todd Phillips' dark comic book film "Joker" has won the Golden Lion Award at the 76th Venice International Film Festival.
The festival is now seen as a launchpad for award season success was criticised due to lack of female directors and the inclusion of controversial names.
The expulsions of Television’s Cosby and Oscar-winning director Polanski are the latest in the wake of the #MeToo social movement that began last year after Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein was accused by several women of sexual misconduct.
The project "Once upon a time in Hollywood," widely known as the Charles Manson film, is set in 1969 and will have two of Hollywood's biggest stars working together for first time in a feature film.
Charles Manson who had been in prison for nearly a half-century died of natural causes at a Kern County hospital. He was convicted of ordering the murders of nine people, including actor Sharon Tate.
Late on Wednesday, prosecutors in the central canton of Bern said that the time limit for filing charges had expired.
French feminists have said they believe the #metoo campaign could mark a turning point on attitudes towards sexual predation in a country long seen as soft on the issue.
Roman Polanski stands accused of several sexual assaults and is wanted by the US for underage sex. Paris-based Cinematheque Francaise's showcase of the director's work is getting slammed by women in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.
Film producer Weinstein says he is to sue the 'New York Times,' over report the producer reached eight settlements with women.
A third woman, identified only as Robin, has come forward to say Roman Polanski sexually assaulted her in 1970's.
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