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 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.
Each year the great and the good decamp from the Czech capital Prague to the spa town of Karlovy Vary for its legendary film festival, and this year is no exception. Shawshank Redemption star Tim Robbins has been on hand to lend some A-list Hollywood glamor to the red carpet. Rob Cameron is there and has this report.
Put on your glad rags, the Berlin film festival is in town and Stammtisch isn't about to miss out on the glitz and glamor. This week, Damien McGuinness finds out who the rising stars are in German politics with silver-screen icons Michaela Küfner, Ines Pohl and Arne Delfs. Is there a new leading lady on the horizon to give Germany's political thriller a rom-com ending?