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The Locarno Kids Screenings leave the halls of the Locarno Film Festival and Locarno's Piazza Grande for a series of events throughout the year.
Saturday 30.04.2022, 3 PM · Palazzo dei Congressi, Muralto
2019 · United States · 135’ · v.o. English, st. Italian
Director: Greta Gerwig
The latest version of the classic women's coming-of-age novel, which has been adapted for cinema several times: here the true story of the writer, Louisa May Alcott, is mixed with the events of the four March sisters, thanks to Jo's alter ego. A free and passionate fresco of the sisterhood, elegantly staged by director Greta Gerwig and played by four young promises of the cinema.
Sunday, 01.05.2022, 3.15 PM · Palazzo dei Congressi, Muralto
2009 · United States · 87’ · italian version
Director: Wes Anderson
Mister Fox, a peaceful fox who dedicates himself to journalism, decides to play a prank on the three farmers surrounding his house, but the adventure will generate a series of complications in which all the inhabitants of the woods will be implicated. Hilarious and rocambulistic, an animated film for all ages based on Roald Dahl's Smart, Mr. Fox.
Wednesday, 27.07.2022, 9:30 PM · Piazza Torre (lakeside of Ascona)
2021 · Germany· 96’ · v.o. German, st. Italian
Director: André Hörmann and Katrin Milhahn
On the first day of summer vacation, 12-year-old Paul runs away from home with his best friend Max on the trail of his father, who has disappeared. Between the forest of the Swabian Alps and a mysterious cave, the two will live an unprecedented adventure, experiencing a new sense of freedom and facing unpredictable challenges.
Screening in collaboration with Castellinaria Festival.
Thursday 28.07.2022, at 9.30 PM · Piazza Torre (lakeside of Ascona)
2012 · Japan· 117’ · italian version
Director: Mamoru Hosoda
Hana falls in love with a boy who is actually a wolf man. From their union two children will be born: the lively Yuki and the shy Ame. What will their lives be like? The master of animated cinema Mamoru Hosoda, winner of the first Locarno Kids Award, explores with moving lightness the processes of growth and family ties.
Friday 26.08.2022, 8:45 PM · Parco Orselina
2021 · Switzerland, France · 82’ · v.o French, st. Italian
Director: Laurent Geslin
In the heart of the Jura Massif, a European lynx searches for another lynx. Suddenly, a cry answers its call. This is the beginning of the story of a lynx family that Laurent Geslin has been following for several seasons. If it is rare to come across this reserved feline, discovering its daily life in the wild is extraordinary.