The viewers have voted, and DONALD CRIED by Kris Avedisian has won the 2016 Cinelab Award at the Locarno Film Festival on Festival Scope.
Locarno Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Locarno Film Festival
WHERE: Locarno, Switzerland
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL
Thousands of film fans and industry professionals meet at the Locarno Film Festival every summer to share their thirst for new discoveries and a passion for cinema in all its diversity.
In Locarno they find a quality program, rich, eclectic, surprising, and where emerging talent rubs shoulders with prestigious guests.
The 2016 edition of the Locarno Film Festival came to a successful end on Saturday, and awarded its top prize, Pardo d’oro (Golden Leopard) to Godless, directed by Bulgarian filmmaker Ralitza Petrova.
Kamar Ahmad Simon’s DAY AFTER TOMORROW is Big Winner of 2016 Open Doors Hub at Locarno Film Festival
The winners of the co-production platform 2016 Open Doors Hub at the 2016 Locarno Film Festival have been announced, and DAY AFTER TOMORROW by Kamar Ahmad Simon of Bangladesh won both the largest Open Doors Production Grant, and the ARTE International Open Doors Prize.
BIRDS ARE SINGING IN KIGALI by Joanna Kos-Krauze and Krzysztof Krauze, and ZGODA by Maciej Sobieszczanski are winners of the sixth edition of First Look at the 2016 Locarno Film Festival.
Antoinette Boulat and Elsa Pharaon (France) are winners of the first European Casting Director Award for STANDING TALL (LA TÊTE HAUTE) by Emmanuelle Bercot.
The Locarno Film Festival will celebrates and honor actor Harvey Keitel with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the upcoming 69th edition of the festival.
Hema Hema: Sing Me a Song While I Wait by Khyentse Norbu will world premiere at the Locarno Film Festival as the opening night film of Open Doors Screenings 2016, a platform for talent of contemporary cinema in Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar and Nepal.
The 69th edition of the Festival del film Locarno will pay tribute to the dearly beloved Italian actress Stefania Sandrelli who this year celebrates her 55 years’ career and her “70th springtime”. She will receive the Leopard Club Award 2016 on the Piazza Grande, on Friday, August 5.
British actress and singer, Jane Birkin, will be honored at the 69th Locarno Film Festival, taking place August 3 to 13, 2016, in Locarno, Switzerland.
The Locarno Film Festival launches the first European Casting Director Award, in partnership with the International Casting Directors Network (ICDN).
I HAD NOWHERE TO GO Based on Jonas Mekas’s Diary to Open Concorso Cineasti del presente Section of Locarno Film Festival
I Had Nowhere To Go, based on Jonas Mekas’s diary, and directed by the filmmaker and video artist Douglas Gordon, will have it’s World Premiere as the opening night film of the Concorso Cineasti del presente section of the Locarno Film Festival.
Producer, director, and actor, Roger Corman will be Guest of Honor at the Filmmakers Academy at the upcoming 69th edition of the Locarno Film Festival; and the festival will also screen two of his films.