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A discussion on Johnnie's prolific career, his inspiration, and his views on the future of global film.
- Johnnie To
- Johnnie To was born in Hong Kong.
He has directed and produced over
fifty films. His many credits include
All About Ah-Long (89), The Heroic
Trio (93), PTU (03), Breaking News
(04), Election (05), Election 2 (06),
Exiled (06), Mad Detective (07), Drug
War (12), and Blind Detective (13),
several of which have screened at
- Marco Mueller
Marco Mueller started working in the festival circuit with Ombre Elettriche, the largest scale retrospective of Chinese cinema ever organized in the West and was subsequently director of the festivals of Pesaro (1982-1989), Rotterdam (1989-1991) and Locarno (1992-2000). From 2004 to 2011 he was the director of the Venice International Film Festival; since 2012 he has directed the Rome Film Festival. In his parallel career as a producer, he produced and co-produced over 15 features including films from Turkey, Iran and Central Asia, China. He is also a Professor of Styles and Techniques of Cinema at Mario Botta's Faculty of Architecture (Università della Svizzera Italiana).