Filmmakers from Tunisia, Morocco, Algeria and Libya have been selected for Open Doors, the annual showcase of cinema from countries with vulnerable independent film communities. The lab runs for the 13th year as part of the Locarno Film Festival.
The program runs from August 8-11, during which workshops relating to current issues in independent film production and distribution will be organized for participants. The section also offers the Festival’s audience an opportunity to see a selection of films representative of the cinemas of the countries involved. After the four days of Open Doors, a series of cash prizes will be disbursed.
The 12 projects selected are:
The Open Doors Screening schedule will be announced on July 15, along with the entire Locarno Film Festival program.