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    New Film Fest Spot Opens as Olivier Pere Leaves Locarno for Arte France Cinema

    The game of musical chairs on the global film festival circuit continues as Olivier Père leaves his role as artistic director at the Festival del film Locarno after three years. He's moving on to become the General Director of Arte France Cinema. This means he is no longer a candidate for the New Yo...

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    Dawn of the Millennial Zombies

    Many of the American indies on display at Locarno featured characters stumbling through life like George Romero creatures.

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    Japan From the Outside

    Japan and Mexico joined forces this year at the Locarno Film Festival

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    Opening Doors for African Film at Locarno

    On the small but expanding world of African independent cinema.

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    Milkyway Magic: The Creative Genius of Johnnie To and Soi Cheang

    Thanks to director/writer/producer Johnnie To, the commercial cinema of Hong Kong has entered a golden age. Since forming Milkyway Image Ltd. in 1996, To has helped produce over fifty films, and has directed or co-directed over half of them himself. While other Hong Kong filmmakers were being e...

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    Days of Future Women Past: The Films of Marco Ferreri and Ornella Muti

    On the ominous and uncomfortable visions of Marco Ferreri and Ornella Muti.

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    Interview: Apichatpong Weerasethakul Recalls His Past Films and Future Plans

    The director of "Uncle Boonmee" on upcoming projects, his cinematic inspiration, and how it feels to be the president of the jury at the 2012 Locarno Film Festival.

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    Some Theories About Rodney Ascher's 'Room 237'

    Is this documentary about Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" a work of criticism, or a critique of criticism?

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    Telling the Story of Cinema

    Making sense of the Locarno Film Festival's sprawling new sidebar, Histoire(s) du Cinéma.

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    Seeing the Sights in the Films of Ben Wheatley

    Considering the uniquely personal aesthetic of one of the most talented young genre filmmakers in the world.

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