01 August 2012
Locarno International Film Festival has been held annually in the city of Locarno, Switzerland since 1946.
Throughout its 62 year history, the Locarno International Film Festival has occupied a unique position in the landscape of the major film festivals. Every August, around 180,000 cinema-goers, 1,100 journalists, and 3,400 professionals converge on the small Swiss-Italian town of Locarno, right in the heart of Europe, which becomes the world capital of auteur cinema for eleven days.
DATE: 1 - 11 August
LOCATION: Locarno, Switzerland