In the fourteenth of a series of articles from the Locarno Critics Academy, Claudia Piwecki discusses how Swiss filmmakers put the cinema of their country on display at this years festival.
NYFF '74 found world cinema at a moment of fear, insecurity, and exploration. The resulting lineup, rich in formal experimentation and low on complacency, continues to challenge and invigorate in equal measure.
In this heartstoppingly beautiful Wharton adaptation from the millennial edition of New York Film Festival, the "proletariat Proust" brought his sensitivity to the toll of unfulfilled longing into the chambers of turn-of-the-century high society.
In the thirteenth of a series of articles from the Locarno Critics Academy, Marc Menichini highlights some of the Gallic talent on display at this year's festival.
The Chilean director discusses her intimate portrait of an unraveling family, the universality of adolescence, working in cramped quarters and her decision to shoot on film.
The directors of this documentary screening at Latinbeat discuss their unique collaboration and the connection between architecture and Cuba's cultural identity.
In the twelfth of a series of articles from the Locarno Critics Academy, Marc Menichini argues for the virtues of the great filmmaker's early, studio-commissioned works.