The Locarno international film festival is one of the world’s leading events for motion picture arts. It has been taking place in Switzerland since 1946. The top prize is the Golden Leopard.
The Czech Republic's premiere social and cultural event of the year is the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival. It's currently underway and providing the Hollywood glamour this year was the Oscar-winning star Julianne Moore, who was presented with a lifetime achievement award. Rob Cameron was on the red carpet and has this report.
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With the Berlinale Film Festival in town, it's time to put on your gladrags as Stammtisch hands out its own awards. Who will win the coveted "Golden beer" for Best Political Comedy or EU rising star? Fresh from the red carpet, Damien McGuinness is joined by The Economist's Tom Nuttall, DW's Alex Forrest Whiting and ECFR's Almut Moeller.
The Silent Film Festival in the German city of Bonn offers a fresh chance to see long-lost movies. One recently restored film from 1924, A City Without Jews, is likely to trigger some uncomfortable memories though.