In the third of a series of articles from the Locarno Critics Academy, Celluloid Liberation Front describes Compliance as "a monstrous story" that feels "urgent and timely."
In the second in a series of articles from the Locarno Critics Academy, Beatrice Behn explores the tangled moral and political landscape of Cate Shortland’s Lore.
In the first in a series of articles from the Locarno Critics Academy, Ari Gunnar Thorsteinsson reflects on upturned trailers, femme fatales, and a sharp-toothed teen romance.
Just as the Locarno fest aims to showcase new auteurs, this week it's also shining a spotlight on emerging film critics.
The filmmaker discusses finding subjects for her documentary about young girls adopted from China, the themes of identity and belonging, and the intimacy of the subject matter for her as an adoptive mother. Screens Thursday in Art of the Real with Q&A!
Striking a balance between glamour and a global program, Locarno chief Olivier Père has embraced American indies in competition this year.