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Locarno 2014: a return to Africa

31-Jul-2014 | By

In her first year as head of Locarno Film Festival’s co-production lab Open Doors, Ananda Scepka brings the focus back to Sub-Saharan Africa. Martin Blaney discovers why


Locarno 2014: Open Doors projects

31-Jul-2014 | By , Louise Tutt

Some 12 projects have been selected for Open Doors, from a sci-fi desert odyssey to a civil war story to a fishing adventure tale.

Carlo Chatrain

Locarno 2014: Carlo Chatrian, artistic director

31-Jul-2014 | By Louise Tutt

Carlo Chatrian, Locarno Film Festival’s artistic director, talks to Louise Tutt about new talent, old faces and maintaining the festival’s vision.

Locarno Industry Days

Locarno 2014: Industry Days steps up

31-Jul-2014 | By

Locarno’s fifth annual Industry Days (Aug 9-11) will feature an increasingly proactive Swiss presence, as well as a more international approach with STEP IN.

Nise da Silveira

Locarno 2014: Brazil in the spotlight

31-Jul-2014 | By

For its fourth edition, Locarno’s Carte Blanche showcases the country of the moment - Brazil.

Agnes Varda

Locarno 2014: Special honorees

31-Jul-2014 | By Sarah Cooper, Louise Tutt, Mark Adams, chief film critic

Locarno’s 2014 edition will pay tribute to an eclectic mix of legendary film-makers, actors and producers. Screen takes a look at the recipients.

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Locarno 2014: digital edition


Download the digital edition of Screen International’s Locarno Film Festival supplement here.

John McNaughton

John McNaughton, The Harvest

28-Jul-2014 | By Ian Sandwell

Ian Sandwell talks to the American director about his first film in over a decade, The Harvest.

Agnes Havas

Agnes Havas, Hungarian Film Fund

28-Jul-2014 | By Laurence Boyce

With Hungary having a huge presence at the 2014 Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, Laurence Boyce talked to the CEO of the Hungarian Film Fund to find out about the current outlook for the country’s industry.


Barbara talks Venice line-up

25-Jul-2014 | By Melanie Goodfellow

Venice Film Festival artistic director Alberto Barbera discusses the strong French and Italian presence in this year’s line-up, how festivals should be places of research and discovery and the ones that got away.


Malta: Treasure island

An improved film rebate and renowned water facilities make Malta a big draw. Melanie Goodfellow reports.

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