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Locarno Diary

Locarno has alw­ays favoured young filmmakers and consistently provided a platform for their films.

Locarno Diary

Night lights and action

“I was born here,” Anurag Kashyap declared at the screening of his Bombay Velvet at the Locarno International Film Festival. This was not hyperbole. The director is a true son of Locarno: his controversial film, Black Friday, was screened here in 2004, three years before the Indian censors cleared it—that too after the Supreme Court’s intervention.

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