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Alibi Communications at the

74th Locarno Int'l Film Festival



by Ahmad Saleh 

Germany, Qatar, Jordan, Palestine - 16 mins


The dust of war keeps the eyes sleepless. Night brings peace and sleep to all the people in the broken town. Only the eyes of the mother of the missing child stay resilient. Night has to trick her into sleeping to save her soul.

Official Screening Saturday 7th - 14:00 - La Sala

Interviews with Director Saturday 7th from 16:30-18:00

Good to know: Ahmad Saleh is an Oscar winner and the voice in this film is Hiam Abass

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Seperti Dendamn Rindu Harus Dibayar Tuntas
Vengeance is mine, all others pay cash

by Edwin

Indonesia, Singapore, Germany - 114 mins


Ajo Kawir is a fighter who fears nothing, not even death. His raging urge to fight is driven by a secret — his impotence. When he crosses paths with a tough female fighter named Iteung, Ajo gets beaten black and blue, but also head over heels — he falls in love. Will Ajo’s path lead him to a happy life with Iteung, and, eventually, his own peace of mind?

Press Screening Sunday 8th - 08:45  - Teatro Kursaal

Press Conference Sunday 8th - 11:30

Official Screening Sunday 8th - 17:15 - Palexpo Fevi followed by Q&A

Second Screening Monday 9th - 11:15 - l'altra Sala

Interviews with Director on Sunday 8th from 15:00-16:30 and Monday 9th from 14:00-16:00

Good to know: The comeback of Edwin after 9 years !!

In 2012, Edwin's sophomore feature Postcards from the Zoo was selected to compete in the main section of the 62nd Berlin International Film Festival, making him the first Indonesian filmmaker to compete for the prestigious Golden Bear in 49 years.

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Leynilögga - Cop Secret

by Hannes Pór Halldórsson 

Iceland - 98 mins

A tough ‘supercop’, in denial about his sexuality, falls in love with his new partner while investigating a string of bank robberies where nothing seems to have been stolen.

Press Screening Tuesday 10th - 09:00 - Teatro Kursaal

Press Conference Tuesday 10th - 11:30

Official Screening Tuesday 10th - 17:15 - Palexpo Fevi followed by Q&A
Second Screening Wednesday 11th - 11:15 - l'altra Sala

Interviews with Director and cast on Tuesday 10th from 15:00-17:00


Good to know: The director is the national goalkeeper of Iceland! 

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Zeros and Ones

by Abel Ferrara

Germany, UK, USA - 85 mins


In the aftermath of an apocalyptic siege, Zeros and Ones follows the American soldier JJ as he navigates a locked-down, murky world of fear, paranoia and eventual hope in the shadow of the Vatican. A war between history and the future plays out until dawn breaks.

Press Screening Thursday 12th - 09:00 - Teatro Kursaal

Press Conference Thursday 12th - 11:30

Official Screening Thursday 12th - 17:15 - Palexpo Fevi followed by Q&A
Second Screening Friday 13th - 11:15 - l'altra Sala

Interviews Thursday 12th tbc

Good to know: Ethan Hawke might be coming! 

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Spacer z Aniolami - Walk With Angels

by Tomasz Wysokínski

Poland - 84 mins


A hero of the fight against apartheid is looking for a baby abducted in the township of Soweto. The search leads him into the dark corners of Johannesburg and the painful spaces of his soul.

Official Screening Wednesday 11th - 11:00 - La Sala

Second Screening Thursday 12th - 09:00 - Palacinema 1

Interviews with Director on Thursday 12th from 11:30-13:00 

Good to know: The film is also selected at Edinburgh Filmfestival!

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