Chatrian’s passion for filmmakers, cinema and its history is zealously conveyed whether talking about the Festival’s tributes to Christopher Lee, Anna Karina, Faye Dunaway, Sergio Castellitto, Otar Iosseliani, Jacqueline Bisset, Margaret Ménégoz and Douglas Trumbull — to the Pardi di domani (Leopards of tomorrow) a competitive section that will screen shorts and medium-length films by young independent auteurs or film school students, who have not yet directed a feature — to the films screened on the Piazza Grande — to the Festival’s sidebar Histoire(s) du cinéma.

To read my full interview with Carlo Chatrian, Artistic Director of the Locarno International Film Festival: