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Locarno Film Festival

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  1. Locarno Film Festival: Europe's Sundance?

    5:00 am 8/3/2015

    For nearly 70 years, this Swiss event had celebrated the indie and offbeat from around the world — including Hollywood — and this year is no different (Amy Schumer, Udo Kier and Michael Cimino, anyone?). Here are four reasons it's worth the trip.Read more

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  2. 'Bombay Velvet': Bucheon Review

    6:55 pm 7/26/2015

    'Gangs of Wasseypur' director Anurag Kashyap's big-budget historical epic revolves around gun-slinging mobsters and corrupted officials battling over the development of Mumbai from 1949 to 1969.Read more

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  3. 'The Laundryman' ('Qing Tian Jie Yi Hao'): Taipei Review

    8:27 pm 7/19/2015

    Taiwanese filmmaker Lee Chung's feature-length debut revolves around a hitman stumbling upon his origins. Read more

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  4. Locarno Festival to Open With 'Ricki and the Flash,' Starring Meryl Streep

    1:58 am 7/15/2015

    Andy Garcia, Michael Cimino, Bill Hader, Edward Norton and Amy Schumer are among the guests attending.Read more

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  5. Locarno Post-Production Initiative To Focus on Israeli Films

    6:32 am 2/9/2015

    Five to seven producers will be selected to present their movies to industry professionals in hopes of securing support from sales agents, buyers and funds.Read more

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  6. Locarno Film Fest to Honor Oscar-Winning Editor and Sound Designer Walter Murch

    7:28 am 2/4/2015

    The three-time Oscar winner will receive the festival's Vision Award.Read more

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  7. Locarno Film Fest to Celebrate Sam Peckinpah

    6:47 am 1/28/2015

    The 68th edition of the fest will revisit the career of the American director and actor.Read more

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  8. 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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  9. '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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  10. '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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