Daily Press Information

Welcome to the “Daily Press Information” service of the 68° Festival del film Locarno. 

Everyday by 18.00 you will receive an email reviewing all press information for the following day. Through this service, you may also receive information about parallel events, communications from third parties or invitations. To deactivate this service, we kindly ask you to send an email to press@pardo.ch. This service will be provided only until the end of the Festival.

Press Conference of the Official Juries

This year the press conference of the official juries awards will take place tomorrow, August 15, at 15.00 at the Press Center, without embargo. The press conference will be live streamed at this addess:


The press release will follow and will include the independent juries awards. 

The award ceremony will take place at 21.00 on the Piazza Grande.
The independent juries ceremony will be at 17.00 at the Spazio Cinema (Forum). 

Additional screenings

HEIMATLAND by Lisa Blatter, Gregor Frei, Jan Gassmann, Benny Jaberg, Carmen Jaquier, Michael Krummenacher, Jonas Meier, Tobias Nölle, Lionel Rupp, Mike Scheiwiller: Rialto 3 at 11.00
LES ÊTRES CHERS by Anne Émond: Rialto 1 at 11.00
CHEVALIER by Athina Rachel Tsangari: Rialto 1 at 13.15
BELLA E PERDUTA by Pietro Marcello: Rialto 1 at 15.15
TIKKUN by Avishai Sivan: Rialto 1 at 17.00
LAMPEDUSA IN WINTER by Jakob Brossmann: Rialto 2 at 17.00 

Piazza Grande Events, 15 August

Official Awards Ceremony
Screening of HELIOPOLIS by Sérgio Machado

Special Events/Conversations with guest

Conversation with Marco Bellocchio, Pardo d'onore Swisscom at 10.30 at Spazio Cinema (Forum) hosted by Carlo Chatrian

Independent Jury Awards Cerenomy at 17.00 at the Spazio Cinema (Forum) hosted by Tiziana Mona.

Press Conferences (Press Center, Largo Zorzi)

15 August, 15.00
Palmarès Press Conference with Official Jury Members

15 August, 12.00
ASINO VOLA by Marcello Fonte, Paolo Tripodi 


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