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Berlinale expected to appoint female executive for dual leadership role

Berlinale expected to appoint female executive 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 as the artistic director of 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 will be the festival manager.

This person will be responsible for finances, organisation and sponsors as part of a new dual leadership for the festival from May 2019.

Monika Grütters, Germany’s state minister for culture and media, has long made it clear she wanted to appoint a woman

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