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Takeshi Kitano

Locarno to fete Office Kitano

22-Jul-2015 | By Madison Antus

Takeshi Kitano’s Office Kitano to receive Premio Raimondo Rezzonico award.

open doors

Locarno's Open Doors gets new awards

15-Jul-2015 | By Madison Antus

MAD Solutions among backers of Maghreb films in Co-pro Lab lineup.

Ricki and the Flash

Locarno to open with Demme's 'Flash'; 14 world premieres in main competition

15-Jul-2015 | By Sarah Cooper

World premieres for new films by Athina Rachel Tsangari, Hong Sangsoo, Ben Rivers; Southpaw, Trainwreck among Piazza Grande titles.


Yury Bykov

Yury Bykov, The Fool

LOCARNO: The Russian director of fesitval hit The Major talks about his new film The Fool, about one man’s 24-hour struggle against corrupt local officials.

Fig Tree

Locarno 2014: a return to Africa

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

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

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

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

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

Locarno 2014: Piazza Grande, International Competition titles

The films set to get audiences talking in both the Piazza Grande and International Competition sections at the 67th Locarno Film Festival are profiled here.

Agnes Varda

Locarno 2014: Special honorees

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.