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Lili Hinstin steps down as artistic director of Locarno Film Festival

French festival professional was appointed to the role in 2018.

Tilda Swinton at 'The Ties' premiere

​Venice Film Festival’s Covid-era 77th edition kicks off against the odds

Tilda Swinton was feted with the Golden Lion for lifetime achievement.

'The Nest'

‘The Nest’: Locarno Review

Gothic horror from Italy serves up a last-minute shocker

O Film Do Mondo

‘O Fim Do Mundo’: Locarno Review

Basil Da Cunha’s impressive second feature is set in the slowly gentrifying Reboleira district of Lisbon


‘Days Of The Bagnold Summer’: Locarno Review

Inbetweeners star Simon Bird delivers an unexpectedly gentle portrait of a mother and her son with his directorial debut


‘Technoboss’: Locarno Review

A highly idiosyncratic comedy/musical that might just achieve cult status

A Voluntary Year

‘A Voluntary Year’: Locarno Review

A German father-daughter comedy/drama which calls to mind ‘Toni Erdmann’