Locarno Film Festival

This report from the 66th Locarno Film Festival was posted on the frieze d/e blog: Piazza Grande, Locarno (all images courtesy: Festival del film Locarno © 2013. All rights reserved.)   Tornado warnings added a certain frisson to proceedings on the opening night of the 66th Locarno Film Festival, held in the Swiss lakeside city’s sumptuous Piazza Grande. Lightning punctuated the speeches and gave way to rough winds during the open-air screening of Baltasar Kormákur’s 2 Guns (2013), but it was the rain that eventually had us all running for shelter. Every August, the city’s main square is fitted with … Continue reading Locarno Film Festival