Switzerland’s Locarno Festival kicks off 71st edition with an eclectic program featuring 293 films

Switzerland’s Locarno Festival kicks off 71st edition with an eclectic program featuring 293 films

The 71st edition of the Locarno Festival, Switzerland's major film gala, kicks off today. The Local spoke to the organisers to find out about the program's highlights and how Swiss cinema features.

Chinese documentary wins top prize at Locarno film festival

Chinese documentary wins top prize at Locarno film festival

Locarno film fest honours US actor Adrien Brody

Locarno film fest honours US actor Adrien Brody

Swiss film award winner seeks audience for epic

Swiss film award winner seeks audience for epic

Marathon Philippine film wins at Locarno

Marathon Philippine film wins at Locarno

Polanski bows out of Locarno film festival

Polanski bows out of Locarno film festival

Locarno film festival unveils 2014 programme

Locarno film festival unveils 2014 programme

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Mexico, Elvis’s granddaughter and Kylie feature at Locarno

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Locarno honours Swiss director