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Locarno Film Festival

Locarno Film Festival to Honor Laurie Anderson With Vision Award

The Swiss film festival will present the U.S. performance artist, musician and director its 2022 lifetime achievement award.

‘Vengeance is Mine, All Others Pay Cash’ Wins Locarno Film Festival

Indonesian director Edwin's homage to and deconstruction of Asian 1980s action movies wins the Golden Leopard at the 2021 Locarno Film Festival. Dario Argento takes the lifetime achievement award.

‘Zeros and Ones’: Film Review

Ethan Hawke plays a rogue American soldier caught up in murky terrorist espionage plots in veteran cult director Abel Ferrara's pandemic lockdown thriller, which world premiered at the Locarno Film Festival.

Gale Anne Hurd on Empowering Female Voices in Action, Horror and Sci-Fi

The producer of 'The Walking Dead' and 'Terminator' franchises received the best producer award at the 2021 Locarno International Film Festival.

Jennifer Hudson in Aretha Franklin Biopic ‘Respect’: Film Review

Director Liesl Tommy traces the formative years during which the Queen of Soul emerged from the shadow of the controlling men in her life to take decisive ownership of her magnificent voice.

Oscar Winner Stefan Ruzowitzky on Trauma, PTSD and Political Upheaval in Post-WWI Thriller ‘Hinterland’

Murathan Muslu, Liv Lisa Fries, and Matthias Schweighofer star in 'Hinterland,' about a serial killer hunting down traumatized soldiers in 1920s Vienna.

Indonesian Director Edwin Talks Sex, Violence and Dictatorship in ‘Vengeance Is Mine’

The latest film from the South-Asian auteur, which premieres at the Locarno Film Festival, is both a tribute to and a subversion of the ultra-violent revenge movies that he grew up on in Indonesia in the 1980s and 1990s.

John David Washington in Netflix’s ‘Beckett’: Film Review

An American tourist gets caught up in a Greek political conspiracy in this manhunt thriller produced by Luca Guadagnino, also featuring Alicia Vikander.

John David Washington on Playing a Broken Action Hero in ‘Beckett’

Director Ferdinando Cito Filomarino and the 'Tenet' and 'BlacKkKlansman' star, who plays an American in Greece on the run from a conspiracy, discuss the political thriller, which opens the Locarno Film Festival.

Locarno Film Festival: Japanese Anime ‘Belle’ Wins Inaugural Kids Award

The new feature from 'Mirari' director Mamoru Hosoda will get a special gala screening at the Swiss festival on August 3.

Locarno Film Festival Adds Two Titles to Complete Lineup

The Swiss festival will screen psychological thriller 'She Will' by Charlotte Colbert and Russian director Gleb Panfilov's '100 Minutes.'

Locarno Film Festival Unveils Lineup

Netflix thriller 'Beckett,' starring John David Washington, and John Swab's action film 'Ida Red' are among the major U.S. productions that will have their world premiere at the Swiss festival in August.