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Locarno 2015: Beyond borders

Locarno’s annual co-production lab will this year shine the spotlight on up-and-coming film-makers from the Maghreb region.

Mehdi Ben Attia

Locarno 2015: Open Doors project profiles

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 2015: Carlo Chatrain, artistic director

Locarno’s artistic director Carlo Chatrian talks to Wendy Mitchell about how the festival gets its balance of diverse programming just right.

Locarno 2015: Industry Days

Locarno’s sixth annual Industry Days (Aug 8-10) is bigger than ever, thanks to the latest rollout of networking initiatives.

Ricki and the Flash

Locarno 2015: Piazza Grande and International Competition

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 2015: Film Look at Israel

Locarno’s post-production section has undergone a makeover this year, with a new name and a shift in regional focus.

Locarno 2015: Special Honorees

Locarno 2015 will honour a select group of actors and film-makers, from Edward Norton to Marco Bellocchio. Wendy Mitchell reviews the recipients.

Locarno 2015: Summer Academy

Locarno continues its quest to support the next generation of directors, critics and now industry professionals, as Sarah Cooper discovers.


Locarno Film Festival supplement

Locarno Film Festival 2015 supplement

DIGITAL EDITION: Read Screen International’s special Locarno supplement here…

The People Versus Fritz Bauer

'The People Vs Fritz Bauer': Review

Dir. Lars Kraume. Germany. 2015. 105mins

Right Now, Wrong Then

'Right Now, Wrong Then': Review

Dir. Hong Sang-soo. Korea. 2015. 121mins.


'Chevalier': Review

Dir. Athina Rachel Tsangari. Greece, 2015.  101min.

Schneider Vs. Bax

'Schneider Vs. Bax': Review

Dir/scr: Alex van Warmerdam. Neth/Belgium 2015. 96 mins

The Violin Teacher (Heliopolis)

'The Violin Teacher (Heliopolis)': Review

Dir. Sergio Machado. Brazil. 2015. 100 mins