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Locarno International Film Festival

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    'Clouds of Sils Maria' and 'Cure: The Life of Another' Reveal Where the Bechdel Test Comes Up Short

    Both movies easily get a passing grade from the famed feminist metric, but only one features meaningful interaction between women.

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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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    How Japanese Movies Deal, and Don't, With the Legacy of Kamikaze Pilots

    Nearly 70 years after the end of World War II, Japan and its artists are still struggling to come to terms with it.

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    Conversation with Agnes Varda

    The Conversation with Agnes Varda moderated by film critic and historian Jean Michel Frodon took place at the Locarno International Film Festival on 12 August.

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    Japanese Zombies and Korean Factory Workers: Will the Asian Working Class Go to Heaven?

    New movies from the Locarno Film Festival show an Asian working class alienated from the fruits of their labor — and, in one case, from being alive.

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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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    Swiss Audiences in 'Listen Up Philip' Shocker: New York Is a Terrible Place to Live

    As Hollywood movies court international audiences, their depictions of the U.S.A. grow more and more foreign.

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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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