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  • Raiders of the Lost Ark, The 400 Blows.
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    Locarno teases with Indiana Jones

    2014-07-21T10:45:00Z

    The Locarno Film Festival will show Raiders of the Lost Ark and The 400 Blows as part of its traditional taster screenings ahead of the main event.

  • Jean-Pierre Leaud
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    Locarno to honour Jean-Pierre Leaud

    2014-07-17T15:01:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    The French actor who starred in Jean Luc Godard’s Masculin Feminin is being honoured with the festival’s Pardo Alla Carriera.

  • Ryan Werner
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    First timers gear up for Locarno

    2014-07-16T11:09:00Z

    EXCLUSIVE: Cinetic, Oscilloscope and Koch Media are among the first-time companies attending the Locarno Film Festival this year.

  • A Blast
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    Locarno unveils 2014 line-up

    2014-07-16T10:34:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    13 of the 17 films competing for the Golden Leopard are world premieres; Juliette Binoche to receive Excellence Award.

  • Gianfranco Rosi
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    Gianfranco Rosi to head Locarno jury

    2014-07-14T12:56:00Z Contributing Editor Sarah Cooper

    Last year’s Venice Golden Lion winner will head Locarno’s main jury; Syrian director Ossama Mohammed will lead the Filmmakers of the Present competition jury.

  • Buzzard
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    Media Luna swoops for Buzzard

    2014-07-10T16:17:00Z

    Sophomore film will screen in Locarno.

  • Lucy
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    Luc Besson's Lucy to open Locarno

    2014-07-10T12:23:00Z

    Thriller starring Scarlett Johansson to open Locarno Film Festival.

  • Listen Up Philip
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    Locarno reveals first titles

    2014-06-24T12:12:00Z

    US features Listen Up Philip and Buzzard to play in competition at this year’s Locarno Film Festival, which promises “a strong American independent cinema contingent”.

  • Víctor Erice
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    Víctor Erice to attend Locarno

    2014-05-15T14:17:00Z

    Spanish film-maker [pictured] to receive Pardo alla carriera at this year’s edition.

  • Nansun Shi
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    Locarno to honour Nansun Shi

    2014-04-29T12:42:00Z

    Hong Kong producer to be the recipient of the Best Independent Producer Award.