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  1. Locarno Unveils Initiative To Let Upcoming Producers Bring In-Development Films to Festival

    5:53 am 12/3/2014

    The Carte Blanche Extra showcase will bring back participants from Brazil, Chile, Colombia and MexicoRead more

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  2. 'The Absent' ('Los Ausentes'): Morelia Review

    3:11 am 11/9/2014

    The latest of Mexican avant-garde director Nicolas Pereda ("Summer of Goliath", "Greatest Hits") is set in Oaxaca and involves an old man being forced out of his homeRead more

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  3. 'I, Kamikaze' ('Parole de kamikaze'): Vienna Review

    3:53 pm 10/28/2014

    Masa Sawada's documentary focuses on a former Japanese kamikaze-pilot squadron leader's reflections about his experiences during the second world war Read more

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  4. ''Remake Remix Rip-Off': Locarno Review

    4:26 am 9/2/2014

    Cem Kaya's documentary on Turkish "copy culture" premiered in a sidebar at the venerable Swiss festivalRead more

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  5. 'The Shelter' ('L'abri'): Locarno Review

    4:13 am 8/29/2014

    Fernand Melgar's latest socially conscious documentary premiered in the Golden Leopard competition at the Swiss festivalRead more

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  6. 'Songs From the North': Locarno Review

    5:15 am 8/28/2014

    Soon-mi Yoo's documentary on North Korea was named Best Debut at Switzerland's long-established festivalRead more

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  7. 'They Chased Me Through Arizona': Locarno Review

    4:24 am 8/25/2014

    Krzysztof Kiersznowski stars in Matthias Huser's deadpan, Western-influenced Swiss-Polish road-movieRead more

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  8. 'The Sapience' ('La Sapienza'): Locarno Review

    6:34 am 8/24/2014

    U.S.-born, France-based director Eugene Green's latest stars Fabrizio Rongione ("Two Days, One Night") as an architect in awe of his Baroque-era colleague Francesco BorrominiRead more

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  9. 'Unlikely Heroes' ('Schweizer Helden'): Locarno Review

    8:45 am 8/22/2014

    Swiss director Peter Luisi ("Boys Are Us") directs this mainstream comedy-drama in which a group of asylum seekers puts on a play over ChristmasRead more

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  10. 'The Creation of Meaning' ('La creazione di significato'): Locarno Review

    1:37 am 8/22/2014

    Multi-hyphenate Simone Rapisarda Casanova's documentary on an Italian farmer won the Swiss festival's best emerging director prizeRead more

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