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Wajib (2017)

Wajib (2017)

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Dir: Annemarie Jacir. Palestine-France-Germany-Colombia-Norway-Qatar-United Arab Emirates. 2017. 96’ Palestinian director Annemarie Jacir conjures up a well-paced and watchable family drama fraught with difficulties for the patriarch and his prodigal architect son, who has returned

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The Reagan Show (2017)

The Reagan Show (2017)

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Dir: Sierra Pettengill, Pacho Velez | Doc | US | 74′ Pettengill and Velez’ entertaining documentary captures the pageantry, absurdity and mastery of the made-for-TV politics of Ronald Reagan (1911-2004) entirely through White House

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Locarno Film Festival Awards 2017

Locarno Film Festival Awards 2017

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INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION Golden Leopard MRS. FANG by WANG Bing, France, China, Germany   Special Jury Prize AS BOAS MANEIRAS by Juliana Rojas, Marco Dutra, Brazil, France     Best Direction F. J. OSSANG for

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Dead Nation | Tara Moarta  (2017) | Locarno Film Festival 2017

Dead Nation | Tara Moarta (2017) | Locarno Film Festival 2017

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Dir: Radu Jude | Doc | 83′ | Romania Radu Jude’s astonishing documentary follow-up to Aferim! is a chronicle of Romania’s anti-semitism during the late 1930s-1940s told entirely from the perspective of a Jewish doctor,

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Qing Ting zhi yan | Dragonfly Eyes | Locarno Film Festival 2017

Qing Ting zhi yan | Dragonfly Eyes | Locarno Film Festival 2017

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Dir: Xu bing | China US | 81′ | Fantasy Drama A young woman leaves a Buddhist temple where she has trained as a Nun, in this evocative Chinese drama created entirely from surveillance

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Mrs Fang (2017) | Locarno Film Festival 2017

Mrs Fang (2017) | Locarno Film Festival 2017

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Dir: Bing Wang | China/Ger/France | Doc | 86′ | Bing Wang’s low-key portrait of a woman’s final days offers an engaging snapshot of modern rural China. Highlighting our growing concern for issues such

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Una Telenovela Errante (2017) | Locarno Film Festival 2017

Una Telenovela Errante (2017) | Locarno Film Festival 2017

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Filmmaker Raul Ruiz, died in 2011 after completing his best work The Mysteries of Lisbon. Such cannot be said for the Locarno 2017 hopeful A Wandering Soap Opera which has finally been completed by his

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Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun | Locarno Film Festival 2017

Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun | Locarno Film Festival 2017

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Dir: Travis Wilkerson | Doc | US | 89′ Travis Wilkerson investigates his great-grandfather’s killing of a black man back in 1946 and regales us with a haunting pictorial history of Black and White

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3/4 (2017) | Locarno Film Festival 2017

3/4 (2017) | Locarno Film Festival 2017

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Dir/Co-writer: Ilian Metev | Cast: Mila Mikova, Nikolay Mashalov, Todor Veltchev, Simona Genkova | Bulgaria | Drama 83′ Ilian Metev makes the most of a limited budget in his confident but delicately drawn cinema

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Goliath (2017) | Locarno Film Festival 2017

Goliath (2017) | Locarno Film Festival 2017

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Dir: Dominik Locher | Switzerland | Drama | 85′ Dominik Locher (Tempo Girl) explores the nature of masculinity and fatherhood in his rather bland Swiss-set screen debut GOLIATH which tries to find a new

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