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The 76th edition of the Locarno Film Festival is ready to welcome movie-lovers, professionals and creatives of all stripes for an unforgettable cinematic experience in one of the most picturesque cities in Italian-speaking Switzerland.

Locarno76 is an 11-day celebration of cinema. Expect more than 350 screenings, talks, events, art exhibitions, parties, and much more. Each evening, 8,000 people gather on the Piazza Grande, Europe's largest open-air theatre, to watch film premieres under the stars.

Cinema is better together!

Explore cinema from every perspective.

More than 350 screenings and 110 world premieres spread across 11 days, and much more.

Locarno76: What's On

Our highlights and what's not to miss from this year's edition

Events not to be missed

Discover some of the must-see events, conversation and exhibitions at Locarno76.

Go beyond cinema

Music, food, artistic performances, and much more.

Behind the curtain

Programs for young professionals

Initiatives, workshops and training programs aimed at supporting the industry's next generation.

For the family

Cinema is for the whole family.

Plan your visit

Everything you need to know for your Locarno76 visit.

Free Public Transport in Ticino

Every ticket, pass and accreditation holder is entitled to free use of public transport in the whole canton of Ticino.

Support our Sustainability Efforts

Offset your CO2 emissions for a small donation on top of your ticket and we'll double it.


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