Saturday, March 17th

Workshop with director Laura Bispuri and film editor Carlotta Cristiani

PalaCinema, Locarno
10.00 AM
Free entrance

Limited number workshop, please subscribe via e-mail:


Director Laura Bispuri


Parallel Event: Creative atelier for children

Biblioteca per ragazzi, Scuole elementari Saleggi, Locarno
1.30 - 4.30 PM 
Entrance CHF 5, limited number

Organized by Cinemagia
The group of children will be guided through the creation of the leading figure, protagonist of the film TOTORO. Every child will bring home his own creation.
Registration to by March 14, 2018.
Please indicate the name, surname and age of the participant and the telephone number of a parent.


Saturday, March 17th


Encounter with the audience: Accomplices and colleagues

Sala Consiglio comunale, Palazzo Marcacci, Locarno
2.00 PM 
Free entrance

A meeting that will see several generations of workers in the audiovisual field come together, with particular attention to the evolution of roles and skills in different professional fields.
In collaboration with the Ticino Film Commission and with the support of SWAN.


Saturday, March 17th


Film: What Ever Happened to Baby Jane?

Director: Robert Aldrich
USA • 1962 •  DCP • color • 134’
o.v. English  s.t French

Cinema GranRex, Locarno
4.30 PM
Free entrance

Introduced by writer Antonella Lattanzi

Two stars confront each other in the roles of the Hudson sisters: Blanche (Crawford), an actress in a wheelchair, and Jane (Davis), an ex-child prodigy jealous of the success of the other.


Saturday, March 17th


Film: Nico, 1988

Director: Susanna Nicchiarelli 
Italy/Belgium • 2017 •  DCP • color • 93’
o.v. English/German/Czech • s.t Italian

Cinema GranRex, Locarno
9.00 PM
Entrance CHF 10

Introduced by director Susanna Nicchiarelli 

Leaving The Velvet Underground behind, Nico (Dyrholm) begins a solo European tour, trying to recover the relationship with her son Ari.



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