The Festival's history in 11 short films

This section presents the series of 11 short films (circa 3 min. each) produced in 2007 by the Swiss TV (SRG SSR idée suisse) for the 60th anniversary of the Locarno Film Festival. Based on extensive research in the national television archives, the series tells the history of the festival in a sequence of journeys into the past.

Direction: Martina Egi, Felice Zanoni, Beat Hirt

Executive Producers: Beat Hirt, Mesch & Ugge

Production: SRG SSR idée suisse

The images contained in this series are the property of SSR SRG idée suisse and have been made available by RTSI, Host Broadcaster of the Locarno Film Festival.

More videos

A number of other videos on the Festival's history (original language italian, or with no dialogues) are available at the following link:

Courtesy of RTSI - Radiotelevisione svizzera di lingua Italiana

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