Celebrating the people’s choice at Locarno Festival

The Piazza Grande of Locarno provides a unique backdrop for one of the most renowned film festivals in the world: the Locarno Festival.

The show starts at the Piazza Grande – a unique backdrop for Festival del film Locarno.

August 1 - 11, 2018

Since 1981, UBS is main partner of the Locarno Festival, one of the most important film festival in the world. The Piazza Grande of Locarno, now represented on the new 20 Swiss Francs bill, gives the Festival a unique setting, which attracts thousands of visitors each year.

For more than ten years, UBS has also been sponsor of the "Prix du Public UBS", the only prize of the Festival designated by the audience of Piazza Grande. Among the past winners of the Prix du Public are "The life of others", "The Syrian Bride" and "Bend it like Beckham". In 2017, the winner was "The big Sick" by Michael Showalter.

Locarno Festival

Voting together

Ready to get involved? Vote for your favourite film at Piazza Grande. You are the jury for the Prix du Public UBS.