Locarno Film Festival
Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno Film Festival was born in the aftermath of the Second World War. It offered a stage for revival, freedom of art and expression for talents from all over the world eager to tell stories in new, different ways. Since its inception, Locarno has been home to the most daring, avant-garde, irreverent and innovative forms of films – screened in their uncut, uncensored versions.

Every year since 1946, Locarno Film Festival presents international independent films carefully selected to inspire, to surprise, to make people question assumptions, to open minds, to push. By showing films at the cutting edge, they nurture bold talents as well as creativity: they share authentic, powerful stories.

When the Locarno Film Festival was launched, they chose to emphasize accessibility to all, to focus on quality, integrity, independence, and to champion films that enrich culture, art, and society. By standing their ground ever since, they have earned the attention and respect of both the international film community and the industry.

Locarno Film Festival is an adventure. It is a pilgrimage to an ephemeral world entirely dedicated to film, art, and imagination. Nestled in the mountains beside a lake, a remote Swiss-Italian town fully dons the festival colors – the Leopard’s black and yellow – for an intense 11-day celebration of cinema. The festival offers over 450 screenings, talks, events, conferences, concerts, art exhibitions, parties (and so much more!), all located within a walk, a short bike ride or a short bus trip from each other.

Ekskurzija, Director Una Gunjak

Sparring, Director Samuel Jouy

Kazakhstan, Director Anton Vidokle

Archiv der Zukunft, Director Joerg Burger

Atomic Blonde, Director David Leitch

Patagonia, Director Simone Bozzelli

Kona fer i strio, Director Benedikt Erlingsson

Monogamia, Director Ohad Milstein
Ekskurzija, Director Una Gunjak
Locarno Film Festival
Locarno, Switzerland

Locarno Film Festival was born in the aftermath of the Second World War. It offered a stage for revival, freedom of art and expression for talents from all over the world eager to tell stories in new, different ways. Since its inception, Locarno has been home to the most daring, avant-garde, irreverent and innovative forms of films – screened in their uncut, uncensored versions.

Every year since 1946, Locarno Film Festival presents international independent films carefully selected to inspire, to surprise, to make people question assumptions, to open minds, to push. By showing films at the cutting edge, they nurture bold talents as well as creativity: they share authentic, powerful stories.

When the Locarno Film Festival was launched, they chose to emphasize accessibility to all, to focus on quality, integrity, independence, and to champion films that enrich culture, art, and society. By standing their ground ever since, they have earned the attention and respect of both the international film community and the industry.

Locarno Film Festival is an adventure. It is a pilgrimage to an ephemeral world entirely dedicated to film, art, and imagination. Nestled in the mountains beside a lake, a remote Swiss-Italian town fully dons the festival colors – the Leopard’s black and yellow – for an intense 11-day celebration of cinema. The festival offers over 450 screenings, talks, events, conferences, concerts, art exhibitions, parties (and so much more!), all located within a walk, a short bike ride or a short bus trip from each other.

Sparring, Director Samuel Jouy

Kazakhstan, Director Anton Vidokle

Archiv der Zukunft, Director Joerg Burger

Atomic Blonde, Director David Leitch

Patagonia, Director Simone Bozzelli

Kona fer i strio, Director Benedikt Erlingsson

Monogamia, Director Ohad Milstein
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