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LOCARNO 2019

Festival Scope to screen films from the Locarno Film Festival

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- A selection of titles from the Filmmakers of the Present, Moving Ahead and Out of Competition sections of the festival will be available free of charge on the online platform

Festival Scope to screen films from the Locarno Film Festival
A Pleasure, Comrades! by José Filipe Costa

This year in its 72nd edition, the Locarno Film Festival is offering film enthusiasts from all over the world the opportunity to see the films from the Filmmakers of the Present section free of charge for the very first time. The films are screening here from 9 ​to 31 August. Only 400 free tickets are available per film on a first-come-first-served basis. Country availability may vary. 

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Users will have one-time access to each film, and the "virtual screening", held in partnership with Cineuropa, will be available on the Festival Scope website or on an iPad with the Festival Scope Player. At the end of each screening, the users will be asked to vote for the films to win the Cinelab Award, a prize that comes with €22,000 in post-production services, courtesy of the Cinelab of Bucharest.

These are the films selected:

A Pleasure, Comrades! [+see also:
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- José Filipe Costa (Portugal)
Arguments [+see also:
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film profile
]
- Olivier Zabat (France)
Being Jérôme Bel [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Sima Khatami, Aldo Lee (France)
Bird Island [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Maya Kosa, Sergio da Costa (Switzerland)
Ham of Rye - Tyler Taormina (US)
Here for Life [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Andrea Luka Zimmerman, Adrian Jackson (UK)
Krabi, 2562 [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Ben Rivers, Anocha Suwichakornpong (UK/Thailand)
Mariam - Sharipa Urazbayeva (Kazakhstan)
Parents - Eric Bergkraut, Ruth Schweikert (Switzerland)
The Prince's Voyage [+see also:
trailer
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]
- Jean-François Laguionie, Xavier Picard (France/Luxembourg)
Ralf's Colors [+see also:
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- Lukas Marxt (Austria/Germany/Spain/France)
Un film dramatique [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Éric Baudelaire (France)
Wilcox - Denis Côté (Canada)

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