The 2022 edition of Locarno Film Festival started on August 3rd and ended on 13th. This was the 75th edition of the festival which is Academy Award Qualifying with the prizes Golden Leopard – Best Short Film International Competition, Golden Leopard – Best Short Film National Competition.

You can find all the winners on Locarno’s website and social media, let’s see here only the Pardi di Domani (short films) winners!

Pardi di Domani Awards

Pardino d’Oro Swiss Life for the Best Auteur Short Film
Big Bang by Carlos Segundo (France, Brazil)

Pardino d’Oro SRG SSR for the Best International Short Film
Soberane by Wara (Cuba)

Pardino d’Argento SRG SSR for the International Competition
Buurman Abdi by Douwe Dijkstra (Netherlands)

Pardi di Domani Best Direction Award – Bonalumi Engineering
Hardly Working by Total Refusal (Austria)

Pardi di Domani Medien Patent Verwaltung AG Award
Mulika by Maisha Maene (Democratic Republic of Congo)

Pardi di Domani Special Mention
Madar tamame rooz doa mikhanad by Hoda Taheri (Germany)

Pardi di Domani Short Film Candidate of the Locarno Film Festival for the European Film Awards
Buurman Abdi by Douwe Dijkstra (Netherlands)

Pardino d’Oro Swiss Life for the Best Swiss Short Film
Euridice, Euridice by Lora Mure-Ravaud (France, Switzerland)

Pardino d’Argento Swiss Life for the National Competition
Der Molchkongress by Matthias Sahli, Immanuel Esser (Switzerland)

Best Swiss Newcomer Award
HEARTBEAT by Michèle Flury (Switzerland)