New films from South Korean and Polish directors to play in international competition.
Festival gets five-year commitment from regional government.
Birdman star to receive Excellence Award.
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.
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
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 Chatrian, Locarno Film Festival’s artistic director, talks to Louise Tutt about new talent, old faces and maintaining the festival’s vision.
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.
For its fourth edition, Locarno’s Carte Blanche showcases the country of the moment - Brazil.
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.
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.
Download the digital edition of Screen International’s Locarno Film Festival supplement here.
Dir: Pedro Costa. Portugal. 2014. 104mins
Dir: Mathieu Urfer. Switzerland. 2014. 82mins
Dir/scr: Paul Vecchiali. France. 2014. 94 mins
Dir/scr: Peter Luisi. Switzerland. 2014. 94mins
Dir: Syllas Tzoumerkas. Greece-Germany-Netherlands. 2014. 83mins
Dir/scr Liew Seng Tat. Malaysia-Netherlands-Germany-France. 2014. 93mins