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Locarno to honour Chahine with Destiny screening

The Locarno International Film Festival will pay tribute to the Egyptian director Youssef Chahine, who died last weekend at the age of 82,with a special screening of his film Destiny (Al Massir) on the Piazza Grande on August 7.This film had also been shown eleven years ago at the festival as part of the Piazza Grande nightly open-air programme in 1997. 'We were greatly saddened at the passing away of Locarno's dear friend, Youssef Chahine', ...

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