Posts Tagged ‘film’

The "Golden Rose" celebrated its golden jubilee in Lucerne.

This year marked the 50th Rose d’Or global television festival, held in Lucerne last week. Yet in the age of mobile phone video cameras and YouTube, the industry is having a serious think about the future of the small screen.

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Actor John C. Reilly listens as a media question is translated.

Cannes would do well to take after Locarno, says American actor John C. Reilly. He liked the Swiss film festival so much that he decided to stay an extra night.

Locarno showed the European premiere of his new film “Cyrus” on the Piazza Grande on Saturday night and is hosting a tribute to him throughout the week.

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A scene from "Reference and Affinity" at Lucerne's Museum of Art

 To celebrate its tenth anniversary, the Museum of Art Lucerne morphs into a museum of contemporary art – temporarily, at least. The theme of its latest exhibition, “Reference and Affinity,” is art from the 21st century.

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Cinema under the stars with seating for 8,000

© Locarno Film Festival 2009: Cinema under the stars with seating for 8,000

Every summer, Switzerland plays host to one of the world’s most respected cinema festivals. Now in its 62nd year, the Locarno International Film Festival attracts some 150,000 visitors to this lakeside town in Ticino. The 2009 festival offers a deeper look at Japanese animation and Chinese cinema, plus plenty of Swiss and international selections. And the Golden Leopard goes to…?
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