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Visual diary - Locarno 2019 In Between Frames

The "visual diary" is a form developed by the late Jonas Mekas (1922-2019), deacon of experimental film-making and founder of the Anthology Film ...

72nd Locarno Film Festival The Grand Hotel Locarno – where it all began

Asleep for 15 years, the majestic Grande Albergo Locarno has briefly opened its doors to offer a glimpse of Festival history.

72nd Locarno Film Festival New director brings Locarno Film Festival back to its roots

Lili Hinstin is marking her first year as artistic director of the Locarno Film Festival with one of the boldest and most exciting line-ups in years.

Breaking the limits Locarno’s new director unveils plans for the next festival

The Locarno Film Festival has a new director. Lili Hinstin, 42, has big ideas for running Switzerland's largest cinematic celebration.

Locarno film festival ‘Shared laughter on the Piazza Grande – it’s wonderful’

The outgoing artistic director of the Locarno Festival discusses his final line-up and challenges facing Switzerland’s most important film festival.

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Mise-en-scène Locarno’s outdoor cinema, a big production

The Locarno film festival has one of the largest outdoor screens in Europe. Rain or shine, up to 8,000 people can watch festival films inside the ...