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    Locarno Film Festival Announces Lineup for Its 68th Year, Awards Edward Norton on Opening Night

    The heart of Europe hosts the 68th Locarno International Film Festival, August 5-15th.

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    Michael Cimino to Be Honored at 68th Locarno Film Festival

    The "Deer Hunter" director will receive the Pardo d'onore Swisscom and participate in a discussion with fans.

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    Are Projectionists Dinosaurs in the Age of Digital Cinema?

    Once upon a time, film projectionists were stars. Between 1895 and 1897, people would pay in order to see the brand new technology that allowed moving images to be projected on a screen. But more than 100 years later, film projectionists are a dying breed. Indiewire spoke to projectionists at the re...

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    Here's Why You Shouldn't Ignore Short Films at Festivals

    At the premiere of this year's short film slate (dubbed the "Pardi di domain") at the recent Locarno Film Festival, head programmer Alessandro Marcionni explained that the mission statement of Locarno's short film finalists is to "identify and highlight new talent." Often thought to be the realm of ...

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    How To Make A Movie In A Country With Virtually No Film Funding

    Acclaimed Bosnian film director Jasmila Žbanić talks about getting resourceful and maintaining creative control over her work.

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    What Do Governments Owe Filmmakers? Young Swiss Filmmakers Demand Their Slice of The Funding Pie

    As the whole Swiss film industry gathered at the Locarno Film Festival, a group of young directors called for political changes, lobbying for more diversity in the national production and a designated funding tool for low-budget movies. Is it a reasonable demand?

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    Locarno Review: Brooklyn-Set 'Christmas, Again' is Not Your Typical Holiday Movie

    Kentucker Audley stars in this melancholic tale of a forlorn Christmas tree salesman.

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    Locarno Review: Chinese Society Takes on Metaphorical Dimensions in Absorbing Doc 'The Iron Ministry'

    J.P. Sniadecki's experimental documentary uses Chinese railways to craft a unique metaphor for modern society.

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    Review: Pedro Costa's Existential Ghost Story 'Horse Money' Will Get Under Your Skin

    The director of "Colossal Youth" returns with another haunting tale centered on Portugal's past and present.

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    The 2014 Indiewire Locarno Bible: Every Review, Interview and News Item Posted During Run of Festival

    Stay up-to-date on the latest news out of Locarno. Check the 2014 Indiewire Locarno Bible throughout the day as our team on the ground files reviews, acquisition announcements, business analysis and interviews with both established and up-and-coming talent.

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