John Waters to Receive Locarno Film Festival’s Top Honor

John Waters is set to receive the Pardo d’onore Manor lifetime achievement award at this year’s Locarno Film Festival, the first under new artistic director Lili Hinstin. The cult U.S. filmmaker will receive the festival’s highest distinction in Locarno’s Piazza Grande on Aug. 16. Hinstin said Waters’ “playful” work, which was…

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