& 34 Semaine de la critique, August 9-16
The Semaine de la critique is an independent section, organised by Swiss Association of Film Journalists, in cooperation with the director and organisers of the Locarno Film Festival. 


The Semaine de la critique was first held in 1990. Since then it has reviewed state of the art documentary film-making annually with a selection of works chosen for their specific expressive value or essence. To date, a total of 223 films have been screened, including productions by Gerd Kroske, Marco Wiese, Niko von Glasow,  Douglas Wolfsperger, Thomas Riedelsheimer, Heidi Specogna, Milo Rau, Stefanie Brockhaus, Andreas Wollf, Matthias Bittner, Benjamin Geissler, Angela Christlieb, Stephen Kijak, Christian Bauer, Elfi Mikesch, Sibylle Schönemann, Harald Bergman, Volker Koepp, Romuald Karmakar,





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