The Guests

At a time when the media spotlight is turned on the vulnerability of women working in film, the Locarno Festival has decided to allow young female directors, the creators of new imagery and perceptions in film and literature, to speak out. The freedom to choose whether to become a mother, independence from marriage ties and the ambivalence of maternal love are recurrent themes in the work of Laura Bispuri, Susanna Nicchiarelli and Antonella Lattanzi, three women from what has been commonly termed “Generation X”, who grew up in the aftermath of the feminist revolution and can re-interpret that struggle in contemporary terms.

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