Locarno 2020: Introduction to the Open Doors Hub projects

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Written by Melanie Goodfellow, and was originally published in Screen International,
Aug 06, 2020

Locarno’s Open Doors enters year two of its deep dive into the independent cinema scenes of Southeast Asia and Mongolia.

Filipina filmmaker Isabel Sandoval and Indonesian director Mouly Surya will be among some 30 participants in the 18th edition of Locarno’s Open Doors, supporting independent cinema in the global south and east.

The programme continues its three-year exploration of the Southeast Asian territories of Cambodia, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Thailand, the Philippines, and Vietnam as well as Mongolia in East Asia, which began in 2019. This second year will run online August 6-11 due to the Covid-19 pandemic but its key elements remain intact.

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