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Locarno 2019


74 articles available in total starting from 24/08/2018. Last article published on 27/08/2019.

Locarno Pro’s Open Doors Hub and Lab hand out their awards

Locarno Pro’s Open Doors Hub and Lab hand out their awards

The established Locarno Pro initiative commenced its three-year cycle of focus on South-East Asia and Mongolia  

14/08/2019 | Locarno 2019 | Locarno Pro

REPORT: Alliance for Development, Locarno Pro 2019

REPORT: Alliance for Development, Locarno Pro 2019

Seven projects from Switzerland, Italy and Germany attended the Locarno Pro initiative focused on strengthening partnerships between film funds in neighbouring countries  

14/08/2019 | Locarno 2019 | Locarno Pro

Review: O fim do mundo

Review: O fim do mundo

Basil Da Cunha returns with a challenging and poetic work which reveals the dark side of the too often idealised city of Lisbon  

13/08/2019 | Locarno 2019 | Competition

Rúnar Rúnarsson • Director of Echo

Interview: Rúnar Rúnarsson • Director of Echo

“Making Echo was like jumping into a deep pool in complete darkness”

Cineuropa caught up with Icelandic filmmaker Rúnar Rúnarsson, who is showing his latest film, Echo, at Locarno  

13/08/2019 | Locarno 2019 | Competition

Matjaž Ivanišin • Director of Oroslan

Interview: Matjaž Ivanišin • Director of Oroslan

“I believe that every person can be a story”

We talked to Slovenian director Matjaž Ivanišin ahead of the premiere of his film Oroslan at Locarno  

13/08/2019 | Locarno 2019 | Filmmakers of the Present

Review: Baghdad In My Shadow

Review: Baghdad In My Shadow

Adopting a characteristically lucid and multifaceted approach, Samir addresses the complex and sensitive subject of exile  

13/08/2019 | Locarno 2019 | Out of Competition

Yorgos Lanthimos premieres new short Nimic at Locarno

Yorgos Lanthimos premieres new short Nimic at Locarno

Greek director follows up The Favourite with a burst of weirdness starring Matt Dillon  

13/08/2019 | Locarno 2019 | Out of Competition

Review: A Voluntary Year

Review: A Voluntary Year

German directors Ulrich Köhler and Henner Winckler take on patriarchy as a father and daughter fight over travel plans  

13/08/2019 | Locarno 2019 | Competition

Review: The Young Observant

Review: The Young Observant

The new film by young Italian director Davide Maldi offers up a poignant portrayal of adolescence where naivety meets cruelty  

13/08/2019 | Locarno 2019 | Filmmakers of the Present

Review: Wonders in the Suburbs

Review: Wonders in the Suburbs

The first feature film directed by the extraordinary actress Jeanne Balibar wagers on the revolutionary power of satire  

13/08/2019 | Locarno 2019 | Filmmakers of the Present

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