“The Weightlifter” will be shown in Locarno

“The Weightlifter” will be shown in Locarno

The 72nd Locarno International Film Festival takes place August 7-17.

This year, 20 directors from 17 countries have been selected for The Filmmakers Academy. Attendees will be able to show their festival viewers their short films in the Academy Screenings program.

Therefore, during the festival there will be four open shows of Dmitry Sukholytsky-Sobchuk's short film "Weightlifter". The picture was created with the support of the Ukrainian State Film Agency.

Locarno Academy serves as a platform for dialogue and exchange of views, and is a place where great players of world cinema meet with promising young talents.

The Ukrainian film The Weightlifter has been awarded with four awards at the International Short Film Festival in Poland.