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.
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.
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.
American producer and executive David Linde will receive the Premio Raimondo Rezzonico at the upcoming 2016 Festival del film Locarno, an award known as a key industry tribute dedicated to the world’s most significant independent film producers.
The 69th Festival del film Locarno will pay homage to German actor Mario Adorf, honoring him with this year’s Pardo alla carriera.
RIGHT NOW, WRONG THEN by the South Korean director HONG Sangsoo is the winner of the Pardo d’oro, the top award, of the 68th Locarno Film Festival, along with award for Best Actor. In RIGHT NOW, WRONG THEN, film director Ham Chun-su arrives in Suwon a day early by mistake, and has time to kill before his screening with a debate the next day. He stops by a restored, old palace and meets an artist named […]
Locarno Film Festival Unveils Lineup and Jury, Opens with 2 GUNS starring Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg
The Locarno Film Festival unveiled the official jury and film lineup for 2013 including a competition lineup up of 20 films, 18 of which are world premieres. The festival will open on August 7 with the action film 2 GUNS directed by Baltasar Kormákur and starring Academy Award® winner Denzel Washington and Mark Wahlberg.