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  1. Roman Polanski Withdraws From Locarno Festival Amid Protests

    4:11 am 8/12/2014

    The Oscar winner was scheduled to receive a lifetime achievement honor and screen his latest film at the Swiss festivalRead more

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  2. 'The Fool' ('Durak'): Locarno Review

    3:58 am 8/11/2014

    The third feature from Russian director Yury Bykov ('The Major') stars Artem Bystrov as a morally upright plumber who goes up against Nataliya Surkova's thoroughly corrupt mayorRead more

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  3. 'Dancing Arabs': Locarno Review

    6:20 am 8/9/2014

    This adaptation of Palestinian-Israeli author Sayed Kashua's novel by Israeli filmmaker Eran Riklis ("The Syrian Bride") stars Tawfeek Barhom, Yael Abecassis and Michael MoshonovRead more

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  4. 'On the Rim of the Sky' ('Ming Tian Hui Geng Hao'): Locarno Review

    4:46 am 8/8/2014

    Engineer-turned-filmmaker Xu Hongjie charts the escalating clashes between two teachers of different backgrounds in a far-flung village in western China.Read more

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  5. Locarno Film Festival Sees Early Deals

    2:40 am 8/8/2014

    Character-driven films from around the world, such as 'The Pilgrim' from Brazil and 'Marie's Story' from France, find early distribution deals at the Swiss festival Read more

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  6. 'From What Is Before' ('Mula sa kung ano ang noon'): Locarno Review

    1:02 am 8/7/2014

    Filipino auteur Lav Diaz explores the beginning of the end of his home country's traditional values in his most overtly political film yetRead more

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  7. Locarno Film Festival: 5 Things Not to Miss

    2:45 am 8/5/2014

    With the 67th edition kicking off Wednesday, here are the must-see events to hit. Read more

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  8. Horror Master Dario Argento on Fear and Happiness (Q&A)

    6:14 am 8/4/2014

    The director, set to visit the Locarno festival, discusses what scares him, working with Bernardo Bertolucci, why he is popular in Japan and why he thinks South Korea makes the best horror films these daysRead more

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  9. Locarno Film Festival's Carte Blanche Unveils Brazilian Slate

    3:25 pm 7/24/2014

    The fourth edition of the initiative focuses on a selection of seven Brazilian films in postproduction. Read more

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  10. Karl Baumgartner, Producer of 'Le Havre' and 'Underground' Dead at 65

    1:55 am 3/19/2014

    Baumgartner produced with such acclaimed arthouse directors as Emir Kusturica, Aki Kaurismaki and Kim Ki-duk and was a pioneer of the European co-production model.Read more

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