Open Doors - Locarno Festival

  • Switzerland

2 - 8 August 2017

Open Doors is dedicated to fostering films and filmmakers from countries where independent cinema is vulnerable, and is focusing from 2016 to 2018 on 8 countries in South Asia: Afghanistan, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Myanmar, Nepal, Sri Lanka and Maldives. 
The co-production and networking platform Open Doors Hub selects 8 feature-length projects, while the Open Doors Lab introduces 8 proactive local producers / filmmakers producers to the international scene through a 5-day workshop.

Locarno Festival 2017

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Films available for screening until November 30th 2017

Open Doors Production Grant (35'000 CHF) - BADESZENEN by Dawood Hilmandi
Open Doors Production Grant (15'000 CHF) - ONE SUMMER DAY by We Ra Aung
CNC Prize (8'000 CHF) - ONE SUMMER DAY by We Ra Aung
ARTE International Prize (6'000 CHF) - MADE IN BANGLADESH by Rubaiyat Hossain