Prix du Public UBS

It won't just be the official jury handing out prizes at the Festival. Every night, during the 10 Festival days, the audience in the Piazza Grande will also be a jury, voting to decide the winner of the “Prix du Public UBS”.

The film that receives the highest public rating will win the “Prix du Public UBS” worth 30,000 Swiss francs. The “Prix du Public UBS” will be presented at the official awards ceremony on Saturday, August 11, 2018 in the Piazza Grande.

UBS and the Locarno Festival have been honored to award an annual prize for filmmaking on behalf of the Festival audience for more than 10 years. Previous winners of the “Prix du Public UBS” have included films such as Bend it like Beckham, The Syrian Bride, Das Leben der Anderen (The Lives of Others), Monsieur Lazhar, Lore and Schweizer Helden.

 

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