The Locarno Film Festival is committed to promoting an event accessible to all, with the aim of contributing to the development of an inclusive society, in which all people have access to the services of the Festival while respecting the dignity and independence of people with disabilities.

The offices of the Locarno Film Festival are based at the PalaCinema, entrance in via F. Rusca 1. The Festival Center is placed at the Sopracenerina. Both places are fully accessible to people with reduced mobility. 

For more information, you can contact us at:


When booking a ticket for a person with disability, a free ticket for an an accompanying person is included. You don’t have to book two tickets. After the booking, we kindly ask you to call our office and let us know if you will be alone or accompanied. 

Practical support

From August 5 to August 7, some volunteers will be available upon request to offer practical help if needed (e.g. to get to a venue, buy tickets or request information). You can reach them at the following number: +41 79 223 07 49