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  1. German Director Peter Sehr Dies of Cancer

    1:17 pm 5/10/2013

    Sehr's filmography included “Love the Hard Way” starring Adrien Brody and “Obsession” with Daniel Craig. Read more

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  2. Locarno Fest Unveils Lineup for New 'Images and Words' Spinoff Event

    4:31 am 2/21/2013

    The inaugural edition will take place March 24 to 27, with Russian auteur Alexander Sokurov on hand as the main guest.Read more

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  3. Locarno's Open Doors to Focus on South Caucasus in 2013

    11:52 am 11/27/2012

    The program focused on projects from French-speaking sub-Saharan Africa in its 2012 edition.Read more

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  4. Locarno's Chatrian On His New Job, the Fest's Need for Continuity, and His Taste For 'Back to the Future' (Q&A)

    6:51 am 11/6/2012

    Chatrian, 41, was plucked from his behind-the-scenes role as a programer in September. He will now lead one of the world's most storied festivals.Read more

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  5. Locarno to Pay Tribute to 'My Fair Lady' Director George Cukor at 2013 Festival

    2:39 am 11/5/2012

    The festival, now under the artistic direction of Carlo Chatrian, also named its new programming team.Read more

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  6. Locarno's Carte Blanche to Focus on Chile in 2013

    6:42 am 10/5/2012

    Carte Blanche features a top prize of nearly $11,000, plus meetings between producers and buyers, festival programers, and other industry figures.Read more

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  7. Toronto 2012: First Run Features Buys U.S. Rights to Peter Mettler's 'The End of Time'

    10:58 am 9/13/2012

    The Canadian filmmaker's latest movie is the third in a trilogy that started with "Picture of Light" and was followed by "Gambling, Gods & LSD."Read more

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  8. Locarno Names Italian Journalist, Festival Programmer Carlo Chatrian as New Artistic Director

    5:12 am 9/4/2012

    The 41-year-old Chatrian will step into the job vacated when Olivier Pere abruptly left to take over Paris-based Arte France Cinema.Read more

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  9. Hip Movements: Locarno Review

    8:17 pm 8/22/2012

    The French porn star turned actor-director known as HPG edges closer to the mainstream with this black comedy. Read more

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  10. When Night Falls: Locarno Review

    5:18 pm 8/16/2012

    Liang Ying's docu-drama, which won two Golden Leopard awards at the Swiss film festival, has stirred up controversy in China for its exploration of a notorious real-life murder case.Read more

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