Press Releases  ·  17 | 07 | 2013

The official Line-up of the 2013 Festival del film Locarno is unveiled

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The official program of the 66th edition of the Festival del film Locarno was announced at today's press conference, Wednesday 17 July, under the presidency of Marco Solari.

The complete line-up can be downloaded here. The program, including the selection of the films in competition, the expected guests and all events of the 2013 edition can be consulted by visiting the following sections on the Pardo Live website:

The official Jurys: The Jury for the Concorso internazionale, the Concorso Cineasti del presente, the Pardi di domani (short films), and the First Feature Jury.

Concorso internazionale: The 20 feature films, 18 of which are world premieres, in competition for the Pardo d'oro.

Concorso Cineasti del presente: The competition dedicated to first and second features, with 16 films in selection.

Piazza Grande: The 16 films of Piazza Grande, the 8,000-seat open air cinema.

Fuori concorso: A panoramic view of contemporary cinema: Death Row II by Werner Herzog, Focus on Syria, a program of artist's films and a program of shorts by established filmmakers.

Pardi di domani: The competitions dedicated to short cinema.

Histoire(s) du cinéma: Film history presented by its protagonists.

Premi speciali: The Festival's five special awards to artists of world renown.

Retrospettiva George Cukor: The director's entire body of work, accompanied by guests, discussions, presentations and events.

Open Doors: Opening this year onto South Caucasus, with Armenia, Azerbaijan and Georgia.

The Presskits, photos and some film excerpts (broadcast and web quality) of the official selection are availaible on the website's press area. For press credentials, please contact the press office (


The 66th edition of the Festival del film Locarno will take place 7-17 August 2013.


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