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Locarno International 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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    Of Bridesmaids and Manic Pixies: Female Archetypes in 'Ruby Sparks' and 'Bachelorette'

    Considering the evolution of the Manic Pixie Dream Girl figure in two films at the Locarno Film Festival.

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    'Far From Afghanistan,' Indeed

    “Every spectator is either a coward or a traitor” -- Frantz Fanon

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    Toby Jones, Household Face

    You might not know Toby Jones' name but you might recognize his face -- and you surely love his work.

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