Magazine article Screen International

Locarno's Open Doors Gets New Awards

Magazine article Screen International

Locarno's Open Doors Gets New Awards

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Arab-focused promotion agency MAD Solutions will this year provide distribution and promotional support to one film of its choice in Locarno's Open Doors section.

The strand will highlight directors from Algeria, Libya, Morocco, and Tunisia with the section's Co-production Lab pairing selected directors with other filmmakers and networking opportunities to bolster their films.

An award of $52,500 (50,000 CHF) is financed by the Open Doors initiative in collaboration with the town of Bellinzona and the Swiss production fund Visions Sud Est, also supported by the DSC, while ICAM (Investing in Culture & Art in the South Mediterranean), a new initiative funded by the European Union (Programme Med Culture), will offer, for the first time, a contribution of $21,900 (euro20,000) for development or post-production.

The CNC (Centre national du cinéma et de l'image animée) will offer a prize worth $10,900 (euro10,000) and ARTE will finance a prize of $6,600 (euro6,000).

The 12 films chosen for this year's Open Doors Co-production Lab are:

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