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Locarno International Film Festival

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    In 'Shivers' and 'What Now? Remind Me,' Mortality and the Prison of the Mind

    A daring and undaunted film has been awarded the Special Jury Prize at the Locarno Film Festival this past weekend: it is Joaquim Pinto's new film E Agora? Lembra-me ("What Now? Remind Me"). When I first watched it at the beginning of the festival, I left the screening room in a haze, the film was s...

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    Among Locarno's Short Films, Vodka and Sorcerers

    One of the best films I saw at Locarno Film Festival this year was a mere 20 minutes long. Part of the Fuori concorso Shorts section, The Green Serpent: Of Vodka, Men and Distilled Dreams (a Swiss-Russian co-production) documents the merits and demerits that vodka holds for three Russian men -- acto...

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    Talent to Burn in Locarno's New "Signs of Life" Section

    New films from Ben Rivers and Ben Russell, Raya Martin, James Fotoupolos, Luis Lopez Carrasco and Lorenz Merz

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    Brazilian and Portuguese Masters Find Common Ground With 'The King's Body' and 'Sentimental Education'

    With their new films, Brazil's Julio Bressane and Portugal's Joao Pedro Rodrigues bridge the gap between countries and generations.

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    Off to See the Wizard... in 3D

    3D Technology has dominated cinemas for the past few years, and there's has been a recent surge in taking old, classic films and giving them the 3D treatment. One has to wonder how much this decision is based on actually trying to enhance the experience of these classic films, or if it is just a mon...

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    Sex, Disability and Videotapes: 'Gabrielle' and 'The Special Need'

    Two new movies explore the intersection of disability and sexual desire.

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    Locarno Fetes '2001' and 'Silent Running's Douglas Trumbull

    A report from the Locarno Film Festival's tribute to and masterclass with Douglas Trumbull, the effects guru behind '2001' and the director of 'Silent Running.'

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    Marc Bauder, from Berlin, feels his film very strongly speaks for itself.

    Marc Bauder, from Berlin, feels his film very strongly speaks for itself. He feels the financial system has a very big effect on our lives and he is somewhat cynical re any coming changes.

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    Brie Larson Wins Best Actress at Locarno Film Festival Awards for 'Short Term 12'

    The 66th Locarno International Film Festival has announced its annual awards, or Palmares. The Pardo d'Oro went to Albert Serra's "La Historia de la Meva Mort." Best Actress went to Brie Larson for "Short Term 12," which also won a special mention, while Balthasar Kormakur picked up the Variety Piaz...

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