Art and Experience: Locarno Film Festival in Switzerland unveils a diverse presentation list for its 30th year.

Two sets of 18 and 15 films will vie for the event’s Golden Leopard and Piazza Grande, respectively. Standouts include ‘Did You Wonder Who Fired the Gun’ by Travis Wilkerson, ‘Freedom’ by Jan Speckenbach, ‘Gemini’ by Aaron Katz, ‘The Asteroids’ by Germano Maccioni, ‘Goliath’ by Dominik Locher, ‘I Walked With a Zombie’ by Jacques Turner and ‘Iceman’by Feliz Randau.

Switzerland’s Locarno Festival in which diversity has become characteristic of the annual film event attracts top indie talent in the world of filmmaking across the globe.

The Locarno International Filmefest has rebranded itself by dropping the term “international” with new initiatives such as a ‘Locarno Kids’ section and a ‘Youth Advisory Board’.

The Locarno Film Festival, to be held on August 2-12, will have French film director Olivier Assayas as the main jury’s head to evaluate the entries for this year.

Source: ifilmtv