• PRESS RELEASE - Roger Corman will be paid tribute during the 69th edition of the Festival del film Locarno via screenings of two of his films. Guest of honor at the Filmmakers Academy, the training project for young directors, Corman has long been considered a cult filmmaker who helped change the way films are conceived, produced and directed. As director and screenwriter he made a long series of films

  • The Locarno Film Festival closed yesterday; here’s the comment from our colleague Eric J. Lyman at The Hollywood Reporter:

    “Abrir Puertas y Ventanas (Back to Stay), the story of two sisters struggling with the death of the grandmother who raised them, won two major prizes at the Locarno Film Festival including the storied Golden Leopard honor, while Din Dragoste cu Cele Mai Bune Intentii (Best Intention) was given another two awards and Japanese film Tokyo Koen was given Locarno’s first-ever special jury prize