The „Festival del film Locarno“ (English: „Film Festival Locarno“) – this year from 3rd till 13th of August 2016 – is the 69th edition from the well-known international film festival held annually in the city of Locarno in Switzerland since 1946. The main feature of the festival is the open-air screening area at the „Piazza Grande“ with room for over 8.000 spectators, having one of the largest open-air screens in the world (26×14 metres). daredo media is present at the „Festival del film Locarno“ on several panels and meetings from the film branch. The festival in Locarno is well known worldwide as a festival of discovery. The top prize of the Festival is the “Golden Leopard” awarded to the best film in the international competition.

For more information about the event, please visit: Festival del film Locarno

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A documentary about the return of Pierre Brice to the original locations of the Winnetou films. The Winnetou films with Pierre Brice and Lex Barker are cult nowadays. From 1962-1968 Brice rode as chief of the Apaches in 11 films by the Croatian prairie and mountains. Millions of moviegoers and television viewers are later remembered the adventures and romantic scenes in the former Yugoslavia. The myth Winnetou lives through the movies (“Winnetou 1-3″, “The Treasure of Silver Lake”, “Among Vultures”, “The Ölprinz”, “Old Surehand”, etc.) to this day. In addition to the main cast, the other contributors of Mario Adorf, Götz George and Uschi Glas to Elke Sommer and Ralf Wolter are unforgettable remained in their roles.