Industry Days Alliance For Development (AFD) strand to host eight European projects.
Cult US director will also be guest of honour at Locarno’s Filmmakers Academy.
The expanded co-production lab will focus on eight South Asian countries over the next three years.
Locarno’s annual co-production lab will this year shine the spotlight on up-and-coming film-makers from the Maghreb region.
The 12 projects selected for this year’s Open Doors range from an Algerian mythological horror to a Libya-set feature documentary. Louise Tutt profiles the film-makers and their projects
Locarno’s artistic director Carlo Chatrian talks to Wendy Mitchell about how the festival gets its balance of diverse programming just right.
Locarno’s sixth annual Industry Days (Aug 8-10) is bigger than ever, thanks to the latest rollout of networking initiatives.
Arthouse giants and Hollywood blockbusters jostle for space on the Piazza Grande and in International Competition. Matt Mueller, Andreas Wiseman and Tom Grater profile the titles set to get audiences buzzing
Locarno’s post-production section has undergone a makeover this year, with a new name and a shift in regional focus.
Locarno 2015 will honour a select group of actors and film-makers, from Edward Norton to Marco Bellocchio. Wendy Mitchell reviews the recipients.
Locarno continues its quest to support the next generation of directors, critics and now industry professionals, as Sarah Cooper discovers.
DIGITAL EDITION: Read Screen International’s special Locarno supplement here…
Dir/scr: Ben Rivers. UK, 2015, 96 mins.
Dir. Lars Kraume. Germany. 2015. 105mins
Dir. Hong Sang-soo. Korea. 2015. 121mins.
Dir. Athina Rachel Tsangari. Greece, 2015. 101min.
Dir/scr: Alex van Warmerdam. Neth/Belgium 2015. 96 mins
Dir. Sergio Machado. Brazil. 2015. 100 mins