Academy Screenings 2019

Discover the shorts films of the Filmmakers Academy

still of “Dark Room” directed by Ka Ki Wong



All Screenings @Rialto 1 - Free entrance

Founded in 2010 with the aim of assisting the development of emerging talents, the Locarno Academy is a training program for young filmmakers, professionals, students and film critics. One of the sections, the Filmmakers Academy, involves 20 promising filmmakers from all over the world. During the Festival the filmmakers meet at the Rialto 1 to show and introduce their work. Everyday a different program with a different focus. These screenings are open to the public. Free entrance.

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Fri. 9 | 8 | 2019 - 7pm

CANNES Cinéfondation
80 min

The Summer of the Electric Lion - Diego Céspedes

Mi Santa Mirada - Álvaro Aponte-Centeno

Aicha - Vinko Tomičić

Extra Sauce - Alireza Ghasemi

Weightlifter - Dmytro Sukholytkyy-Sobchuck


Sun. 11 | 8 | 2019 - 9pm

Ways to love (and a cow)
85 min

Soeur - Delphine Girard

The Moon is bright Tonight (Tattini) - Abinash Bikram Shah

excerpt form a work in progress - Nathalie Biancheri

Dark Room - Ka Ki Wong

excerpt form a work in progress - Hamza Bangash


Mon. 12 | 8 | 2019 - 7pm

Black Diamonds
80 min

I Got My Things And Left - Philbert Aimé Mbabazi Sharangabo

Over the Rainbow (from Queens in Exile) - Athi-Patra Ruga

Boxing Girl - Iman Djionne

Damien Décembre - Lucie Plumet


Tue. 13 | 8 | 2019 - 7pm

Look and seek
100 min

Grand Hotel -  Giulio Pettenò

excerpt form a work in progress - Francesco Montagner

Angelus Novus - Aboozar Amini

Suspendu - Elie Grappe

Hotel 22 - Elizabeth Lo

Journey Through a Body - Camille Degeye



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