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Festival del film Locarno

The Piazza Grande of Locarno provides a unique backdrop for one of the most renowned film festivals in the world: the Festival del film Locarno.

August 2-12, 2017

Since 1981, UBS is main partner of Festival del film Locarno, one of the most important film festival in the world. The Piazza Grande of Locarno, soon to be represented on the new 20 Swiss Francs bill, gives the Festival a unique setting, which attracts thousands of visitors each year.

For more than ten years, UBS has also been sponsor of the "Prix du Public UBS", the only prize of the Festival designated by the audience of Piazza Grande. Among the past winners of the Prix du Public are "The life of others", "The Syrian Bride" and "Bend it like Beckham". In 2015 the winner was "Der Staat gegen Fritz Bauer" by Lars Kraume. In 2016, the winner was "I, Daniel Blake" by Ken Loach.