Locarno features

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    Locarno 2014: a return to Africa

    2014-07-31T10:24:00Z

    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

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    Locarno 2014: Open Doors projects

    2014-07-31T10:00:00Z

    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.

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    Locarno 2014: digital edition

    2014-07-29T16:08:00Z

    Download the digital edition of Screen International’s Locarno Film Festival supplement here.

  • Sokurov in Locarno
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    Sokurov in Locarno

    2013-04-02T10:23:00Z

    “L’immagine e la parola”, the first spring spin-off of the Festival del film Locarno, was held March 24-27.

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    Locarno special

    2012-07-24T17:28:00Z

    Screen’s special preview of the Locarno Film Festival 2012 spotlights the 12 projects in Open Doors, examines new industry initiatives, details the retrospectives and talks to Aritstic Director Olivier Pere about his ambitions for the festival this year and beyond.

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    Locarno's Pere claims 'perfect balance' for 2011 festival

    2011-08-11T11:34:00Z

    The 64th Locarno Film Festival achieved “a perfect balance” this year, according to Olivier Père in his second outing as the festival’s artistic director. Also, the ambitious Casa Del Cinema project could be in place by 2015.

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    Locarno 2011: Key World Premieres

    2011-08-04T16:48:00Z

    Hot titles include Headhunters (pictured).

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    Locarno finds a new voice

    2011-08-04T16:42:00Z

    This year’s Locarno Film Festival has a distinctly French flavour as the event stakes its claim to become the perfect stepping stone between Cannes and Venice.

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    Locarno 2009 award winners

    2009-08-20T11:34:00Z

    The full list of competition winners at the 2009 Locarno International Film Festival

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    Grande expectations

    2009-07-30T16:59:00Z

    The Locarno International Film Festival (Aug 5-15) is burnishing its reputation for distinctive arthouse and indie programming with a line-up filled with tales of the unexpected.