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Locarno 2016


44 articles available in total starting from 10/06/2016. Last article published on 17/08/2016.

The Challenge, the majestic beauty of ritualised everyday life

The Challenge, the majestic beauty of ritualised everyday life

LOCARNO 2016: With his latest and very powerful film, Italian director Yuri Ancarani continues his exploration of the world as a vessel for ritualised gestures, repeated again and again ad infinitum  

08/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Filmmakers of the Present

Scarred Hearts: An invitation to feel compassion

Scarred Hearts: An invitation to feel compassion

LOCARNO 2016: Radu Jude brings us a striking, emotional follow-up to Aferim!  

08/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Competition

The Apple of My Eye, a scathing and brazen comedy about diversity

The Apple of My Eye, a scathing and brazen comedy about diversity

LOCARNO 2016: French director Axelle Ropert throws the rule book on political correctness out the window to bring us a comedy that’s ‘rough’ and unpredictable, just like life  

08/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Competition

Moka, revenge is a dish best served cold

Moka, revenge is a dish best served cold

LOCARNO 2016: Swiss director Frédéric Mermoud returns with his new film, which had its world premiere in Piazza Grande  

05/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Piazza Grande

A Jew Must Die, an explosion of violence in the heart of peaceful Switzerland

A Jew Must Die, an explosion of violence in the heart of peaceful Switzerland

LOCARNO 2016: Swiss-British director Jacob Berger brings us a film based on the novel of the same name by Swiss writer Jacques Chessex  

05/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Out of competition

I Had Nowhere to Go, a radical journey beyond the borders of film

I Had Nowhere to Go, a radical journey beyond the borders of film

LOCARNO 2016: Famous and controversial Scottish artist Douglas Gordon presents the world premiere of his latest feature in the Filmmakers of the Present section  

04/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Filmmakers of the Present

Correspondences: Rita Azevedo Gomes gives form to the poetry of Jorge de Sena

Correspondences: Rita Azevedo Gomes gives form to the poetry of Jorge de Sena

LOCARNO 2016: The Portuguese director puts poetry and images together in perfect harmony in her film, which was screened in the International Competition  

04/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Competition

Cineuropa partners up with Festival Scope to present films from the Locarno Film Festival

Cineuropa partners up with Festival Scope to present films from the Locarno Film Festival

From 5 to 21 August, the films from the Filmmakers of the Present section of the Festival will be available free of charge on the online platform  

02/08/2016 | Locarno 2016

Poland is very well represented at Locarno

Poland is very well represented at Locarno

The film The Last Family by Jan P Matuszynski is one of the ten titles in the programme for the 69th Locarno Film Festival  

28/07/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Poland

A double entry for Greek features at Locarno

A double entry for Greek features at Locarno

Grozeva and Valchanov’s follow-up to The Lesson will premiere in the International Competition, while Stergios Paschos’ Afterlov will bow in Filmmakers of the Present  

26/07/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Greece

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