The Golden Leopard of Locarno Film Festival’s 68th edition went to Right Now, Wrong Then by South Korea’s Hong Sang-soo.
Swiss cinema is to be put in the spotlight in Mexico and Brazil over the next two years.
Algerian filmmakers were the big winners when the awards were handed out today (Tues) at Locarno’s Open Doors co-production lab, this year dedicated to the Maghreb region.
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. 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
Dir/scr: Avishai Sivan. Israel. 2015. 120 mins