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"Listen Up Philip" at the Locarno International Film Festival

  • By Susan Kouguell
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  • August 24, 2014 1:06 PM
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A discussion with writer/director Alex Ross Perry, stars Jason Schwartzman and Jonathan Pryce, and cinematographer Sean Price Williams was held on 12 August 2014.

Susan Kouguell Interviews Joel Potrykus, Writer, Director, Editor and co-star of "Buzzard"

  • By Susan Kouguell
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  • August 22, 2014 7:00 PM
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Returning to the Locarno International Film Festival after winning for Best New Director in 2012 for his feature "Ape," Joel Potrykus and his Sob Noisse collaborators are receiving quite the buzz in the American independent film scene. I met with Joel Potrykus during the Festival to talk about his films and "Buzzard."

"Perfidia" - The Only Italian Film Selected for Competition at the Locarno Film Festival

  • By Susan Kouguell
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  • August 20, 2014 10:00 AM
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During the Locarno Film Festival I sat down with "Perfidia" writer/director Bonifacio Angius, star Stefano Deffenu, and Sardinia Film Commissioner Nevina Satta. "Perfidia" is the sole Italian film in competition at the Locarno Film Festival where it just had its world premiere.

Conversation with Giancarlo Giannini

  • By Susan Kouguell
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  • August 19, 2014 1:30 PM
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Giancarlo Giannini was honored with the Excellence Award Moët & Chandon on 13 August at the Locarno International Film Festival. The Conversation took place the following afternoon.

Conversation with Agnes Varda

  • By Susan Kouguell
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  • August 18, 2014 12:47 PM
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The Conversation with Agnes Varda moderated by film critic and historian Jean Michel Frodon took place at the Locarno International Film Festival on 12 August.

LatinoBuzz: Chilean Cinema at Locarno 2014

  • By Sydney Levine
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  • August 13, 2014 9:00 AM
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Continuing with the recent output of successful films in the international scene, Chilean Cinema is present at this year's Locarno Film Festival with several offerings.

Conversation with Armin Mueller-Stahl at the Locarno International Film Festival Winner of the Lifetime Achievement Award – Parmigiani

  • By Susan Kouguell
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  • August 12, 2014 11:30 AM
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The conversation took place on a sunny afternoon in Locarno on 8 August 2014 moderated by Ralf Schenk.

Conversation with Mia Farrow at the Locarno Film Festival

  • By Susan Kouguell
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  • August 11, 2014 4:15 PM
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Mia Farrow was honored on 8 August with the Festival’s Leopard Club Award, which pays tribute to someone in film whose work has left a mark on the collective imagination.

The Locarno Summer Academy’s New Pilot Project – The Industry Academy

  • By Susan Kouguell
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  • August 10, 2014 6:30 PM
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he Locarno Industry Office has joined forces with the Locarno Summer Academy to launch the pilot project Industry Academy (8 – 12 August), an educational, multi-disciplinary program for young industry professionals.

Conversation with Melanie Griffith, Rachel McDonald and Gale Harold at the Locarno International Film Festival

  • By Susan Kouguell
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  • August 9, 2014 3:31 PM
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On a sunny afternoon in Locarno on 7 August, Boyd van Hoeij from Variety moderated a discussion with short film Thirst director Rachel McDonald and its stars Melanie Griffith and Gale Harold. The topics ranged from the making of McDonald’s film, to the actors’ takes on the differences between working with men and female directors, to ageism in Hollywood.

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