Bulgarian drama won the Golden Leopard as well as Best Actress for star Irena Ivanova.
Energy company AET has been one of the festival’s four primary sponsors for 15 years.
This year’s winners include film-makers from Bangladesh, Bhutan and Nepal.
Summer Academy returns to support another group of up-and-coming film-makers, critics and industry professionals, as Wendy Mitchell discovers.
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.
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.
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.
Chatrian tells Geoffrey Macnab why this year’s line-up is his most diverse and eclectic yet.
With the 69th Locarno Film Festival kicking off today (Aug 3), Screen profiles the Piazza Grande & International Competition titles.
Read Screen International’s special Locarno supplement here…
Dir: Akihiko Shiota. Japan, 2016, 77 mins
Dir: Ralitza Petrova. 2016, Bulgaria/Denmark/France, 99 mins
Dir: Christophe Van Rompaey. France/Belgium. 2016. 124 mins
Dir/scr. Khyentse Norbu. Bhutan, Hong Kong, 2016. 96 min.
Dir/scr: Kim Seong-hun. South Korea. 2016. 126mins
Dir/prod/scr: Marie-Castille Mention-Scharr. France. 2016. 105 mins