Locarno Festival 2017 - Here For A Good Time, Not A Long Time

"The term “independent film” is vaguer than ever, but film festivals are the best place to look for its evolving definition. While American independent film has developed a unique identity thanks to Sundance and other North American showcases, it takes on a very different profile when these films travel abroad. The Locarno Film Festival has developed something of a reputation for enabling European festival-goers to discover the best of American independent film, its visitors relying on the festival’s programmers to delve through the material sold as independent to find the films that deserve the label. Here’s a look at four highlights from this year’s lineup that were well-received by the festival’s audiences."

Full article on Josh and Benny Safdie's Good Time, Dustin Guy Defa's Person To Person, Eliza Hitmann's Beach Rats and Jim MacKay's El En Septimo Dia on Indiewire.

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