Three movie theaters, one with 500 seats and the other two 150 each – so a total capacity of 800 – is situated right at the heart of the Festival’s headquarters. Located just a short walk from Piazza Grande, the long-awaited Palazzo del Cinema, now officially known as PalaCinema Locarno, was inaugurated 2017 just in time for the 70th anniversary of the Locarno Film Festival. During the Festival the PalaCinema, a regional project managed by PalaCinema Locarno SA and property of the City of Locarno, is the venue for the Filmmakers of the Present Competition sidebar as well as hosting special screenings.
Discover the weekly screenings at the PalaCinema and the screenings of the "Circolo del Cinema Locarno" in original language.
Pictures © Luca Dieguez _ Locarno Film Festival.