They chose Ticino
1906. A period of upheaval, fear and hope shapes society. The first outcasts seek their paradise and find it in southern Switzerland, on Monte Verità in Ascona. In addition to their clothes, they also remove the spiritual restraint which threatens to suffocate society. (2020) Film in post-production.
Location: Valle Maggia, Ascona, Losone
The long and painful struggle of Allegra (Matilda De Angelis), a survivor of a dramatic event that cost the lives of three of her friends, to overcome fear. The film kicked off the 2021 Solothurn Film Days and was nominated for the 2021 Swiss Cinema Award (Best Feature Film, Best Cinematography).
Location: Lugano, Valle Leventina
Debut feature film by director Francesco Rizzi, "Cronofobia" has won several awards at major international festivals. The film shows various locations throughout Ticino which, through modern and contemporary language, appears to us as an abstract and anonymous place. (2018)
Location: Lugano, Chiasso, Mendrisio, Magadino, Val Leventina