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Berlinale expected to appoint female candidate for dual leadership role

Berlinale expected to appoint female candidate for dual leadership role

The final announcement will be made tomorrow (22 June).

With Locarno chief Carlo Chatrian’s appointment as successor to Dieter Kosslick at the Berlinale considered a done deal by the German media after a leak from the decision-making body to a tabloid journalist, attention is now focused at who might be selected as the festival manager responsible for finances, organisation and sponsors as part of a new dual leadership for the festival from May 2019.

According to German press reports, it is being presumed that a woman from the local film industry will be proposed to fill the post of festival manager.

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