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Turin Festival Director Blasts Rome Fest For Paying For Stars

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November 20, 2013 AT 10:43 AM
The latest in a series of jabs between the just-completed Rome Film Festival and the soon-to-start Turin Film Festival has focused on whether or not Rome, which is partially supported by public funding, should have used part of its budget to pay for stars to attend the event. Second-year Rome festival artistic director, Marco Mueller, has long maintained that the festival pays only expenses to stars who agree to come to the festival.