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Locarno Summer Academy

Locarno: spotlight on Summer Academy

Summer Academy returns to support another group of up-and-coming film-makers, critics and industry professionals, as Wendy Mitchell discovers.


Locarno: industry spotlight

This year’s Industry Days (August 6-8) at Locarno Film Festival has a sharper focus on the market potential of films at script stage, finds Martin Blaney.

The Girl With All The Gifts

The story behind 'The Girl With All The Gifts'

Screen caught up with in-demand director Colm McCarthy to hear about the unusual UK package, written by Marvel Comics writer Mike Carey and starring Glenn Close, Gemma Arterton and newcomer Sennia Nanua.

Season Of Dragonflies

Locarno: Open Doors Hub spotlights south Asian projects

This year Locarno’s annual co-production lab introduces a fresh format — a three-year focus on eight south Asian countries. Martin Blaney reports on the new Open Doors Hub.

Scarred Hearts

Locarno's Carlo Chatrian talks "most challenging competition"

Chatrian tells Geoffrey Macnab why this year’s line-up is his most diverse and eclectic yet.


Locarno: Piazza Grande & International Competition profiles

With the 69th Locarno Film Festival kicking off today (Aug 3), Screen profiles the Piazza Grande & International Competition titles.


Locarno supplement

Locarno Film Festival 2016 supplement

Read Screen International’s special Locarno supplement here…

Wet Woman In The Wind

'Wet Woman In The Wind': Locarno Review

Dir: Akihiko Shiota. Japan, 2016, 77 mins


'Godless': Review

Dir: Ralitza Petrova. 2016, Bulgaria/Denmark/France, 99 mins

Vincent And The End Of The World

'Vincent And The End Of The World': Locarno Review

Dir: Christophe Van Rompaey. France/Belgium. 2016. 124 mins

Hema Hema

‘Hema Hema (Sing Me A Song While I Wait)’: Locarno Review

Dir/scr. Khyentse Norbu. Bhutan, Hong Kong, 2016. 96 min.


'Tunnel': Locarno Review

Dir/scr: Kim Seong-hun. South Korea. 2016. 126mins

Heaven Will Wait

'Heaven Will Wait': Locarno Review

Dir/prod/scr: Marie-Castille Mention-Scharr. France. 2016. 105 mins