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Locarno 2017 / Filmmakers of the Present

The Mount of Ants takes on the challenge of filming the invisible

The Mount of Ants takes on the challenge of filming the invisible

LOCARNO 2017: The first film by Italy's Riccardo Palladino takes advantage of the lives of ants as an opportunity to talk about (collective) immortality and the circle of life  

14/08/2017 | Locarno 2017 | Filmmakers of the Present

Milla, a courageous and elegant homage to youth

Milla, a courageous and elegant homage to youth

LOCARNO 2017: Franco-Armenian director Valérie Massadian presents a touching portrait of a girl learning how to live in the Filmmakers of the Present section at Locarno  

11/08/2017 | Locarno 2017 | Filmmakers of the Present

Easy: The road back to life is littered with bottles of strong Ukrainian spirits

Easy: The road back to life is littered with bottles of strong Ukrainian spirits

LOCARNO 2017: Andrea Magnani’s black comedy is a touching and funny adventure in which East meets West  

11/08/2017 | Locarno 2017 | Filmmakers of the Present

Ana Urushadze • Director

Interview: Ana Urushadze • Director

”A free woman is considered dangerous and scary”

LOCARNO 2017: We chatted to Georgian filmmaker Ana Urushadze, who participates with her debut feature film Scary Mother at the Filmmakers of the Present section  

09/08/2017 | Locarno 2017 | Filmmakers of the Present

3/4: A sincere and touching family study

3/4: A sincere and touching family study

LOCARNO 2017: Bulgarian director Ilian Metev’s first fiction film feature explores the challenges of relating to our loved ones  

09/08/2017 | Locarno 2017 | Filmmakers of the Present

Those Who Are Fine, a journey into the daily life of a dehumanised society

Those Who Are Fine, a journey into the daily life of a dehumanised society

LOCARNO 2017: The young Swiss director, Cyril Schäublin, presents his first feature-length film, a cool and elegant portrait of a society held captive by its own well-being  

09/08/2017 | Locarno 2017 | Filmmakers of the Present

Damned Summer, the portrait of an elusive generation

Damned Summer, the portrait of an elusive generation

LOCARNO 2017: The first feature-length film by young Portuguese director Pedro Cabeleira is a strong and mysterious homage to youth  

07/08/2017 | Locarno 2017 | Filmmakers of the Present

Meteors: Preserving a memory that is fragmented but never forgotten

Meteors: Preserving a memory that is fragmented but never forgotten

LOCARNO 2017: Turkish documentarist Gürcan Keltek makes a political statement with his observation of one of the largest militant actions to take place against the citizens of his own country  

07/08/2017 | Locarno 2017 | Filmmakers of the Present

Scary Mother: Family as an incubator of monsters

Scary Mother: Family as an incubator of monsters

LOCARNO 2017: In her debut feature, screening at the Swiss gathering, Georgian director Ana Urushadze tackles the restrictions that society and families force upon women, mothers and wives  

03/08/2017 | Locarno 2017 | Filmmakers of the Present