Yesterday the line-up for the films competing for Leopards in Swiss Locarno was announced
The festival in Locarno is one of the oldest in the world, it started already 1946, directly after the war. This years festival, number 63, has a new director, Olivier Peré. He comes from the same position at the Directors Fortnight in Cannes.
The medieval town is located very beautiful at Lago Maggiore and if you look up you see the Alps. We are in the italian part of Switzerland.
In the category Concorso cineasti del presente Jonas Holmström and Jonas Bergergård is presenting Songs of Tomorrow.
Autumn Man directed by Jonas Selberg Augustsén won the Novella film prize in Göteborg this year. Now it´s starting its tour around the world. It is competing for the short film award, Leopards of tomorrow, in Locarno. It is also screened Down Under, at the Melbourne Film Festival July 22 – August 8.