Filipino director Lav Diaz, who headed the international competition jury at last year's Locarno Film Festival, returned to take the top prize at the Swiss sprocket opera's 67th edition with his film…
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This ultra-light comic item from Malaysia's Liew Seng Tat is loaded with racially problematic scenes and homophobic gags.
The restless spirits of Portugal's post-colonial underclass stumble dazedly though the wilds of "Horse Money," director Pedro Costa's latest bulletin from the Lisbon slum known as Fontainhas.
"Marie's Story" is not so different from Helen Keller's, amounting to a French "The Miracle Worker" with the bonus miracle that it was a nun who accomplished the inspirational breakthrough.
European Producers Launch Bridging The Dragon Initiative To Forge Closer Ties With Chinese Film Industry (EXCLUSIVE)
LOCARNO – The European and Chinese film industries are looking to forge closer ties through a groundbreaking new initiative called Bridging the Dragon being launched by Italian multi-hyphenate…
Jasmila Zbanic's cringe-worthy "Love Island" is a misfire on all counts.
As the 67th Locarno Film Festival gears up, the festival known for discovering new trends will screen a film depicting a well-known North American holiday tradition - Christmas tree sales. Variety…
Director Andrea Staka, who is a Swiss citizen of Bosnian and Croatian heritage, made an international splash with her first feature “Fraulein” which explored questions of nationality, immigration and…
Locarno Talent: Q&A With Swiss Director Matthias Huser on Filming His Picturesque 'Experience' in Poland
As a first time feature film director at the Locarno Film Festival, Matthias Huser is in amazement. Raised in Switzerland, Huser returns to his home country to celebrate the world premiere of his new…
2014 is shaping up to be the Year of Agnes Varda. This week, the free-spirited French director will receive the Pardo d'onore Swisscom at the Locarno Film Festival, which is just the latest in a…