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Locarno 2016

Communion delicately portrays a patched-together family

Communion delicately portrays a patched-together family

LOCARNO 2016: For her debut feature, screened in the Critics’ Week at the Locarno Film Festival, Anna Zamecka sneaks into the everyday life of a family teetering between normality and chaos  

17/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Critics’ Week

Godless takes home the Golden Leopard from Locarno

Godless takes home the Golden Leopard from Locarno

LOCARNO 2016: The film by Ralitza Petrova has bewitched Locarno, snagging not only the Golden Leopard, but also the Leopard for Best Actress, for Irina Ivanova  

15/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Awards

Afterlov, a love story that turns into a battle

Afterlov, a love story that turns into a battle

LOCARNO 2016: Young Greek director Stergios Paschos presented his intense and surreal first feature film in the Filmmakers of the Present section  

12/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Filmmakers of the Present

The Nest holds a mystery that’s too terrible to accept

The Nest holds a mystery that’s too terrible to accept

LOCARNO 2016: Klaudia Reynicke brings us a very personal film imbued with a wild mysticism that’s almost savage. A fictional first film which is surprising and intriguing  

12/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Filmmakers of the Present

Godless: Is redemption possible?

Godless: Is redemption possible?

LOCARNO 2016: Bulgarian filmmaker Ralitza Petrova delves into the world of the less fortunate in her impressive first feature  

12/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Competition

The Young One, a glorious and epic tale about an ordinary man

The Young One, a glorious and epic tale about an ordinary man

LOCARNO 2016: The debut fictional feature by Julien Samani casts us out to sea, on board a huge imaginary boat where the very concept of humanity is put to the test  

11/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Competition

Marija: The immigration experience as seen through the blue eyes of a modern-day Valkyrie

Marija: The immigration experience as seen through the blue eyes of a modern-day Valkyrie

LOCARNO 2016: The debut film from Swiss director Michael Koch is an uncompromising portrait of a woman prepared to go to any lengths to win her longed-for independence  

10/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Competition

Antoinette Boulat and Elsa Pharaon receive the European Casting Director Award

Antoinette Boulat and Elsa Pharaon receive the European Casting Director Award

LOCARNO 2016: The prize was bestowed upon the French casting directors for their work on Emmanuelle Bercot’s Standing Tall  

10/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Awards

The Idea of a Lake: The pain of loss

The Idea of a Lake: The pain of loss

LOCARNO 2016: Five years after Back to Stay, Milagros Mumenthaler, winner of the Golden Leopard, returns to Locarno with this dreamlike family drama  

10/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Competition

Jean Ziegler, The Optimism of Willpower goes in search of the man behind the public persona

Jean Ziegler, The Optimism of Willpower goes in search of the man behind the public persona

LOCARNO 2016: In his latest film, Nicolas Wadimoff gets under the skin of an impenetrable figure whose convictions have become his raison d’être. “Forever, until victory!”  

09/08/2016 | Locarno 2016 | Out of Competition