Two projects have been awarded with the Open Doors Grant at the Locarno Film Festival

This year's Open Doors Grant goes to MOA by Marcel Beltrán and MUCHACHOS BAÑÁNDOSE EN EL LAGO by Michael Labarca.

Open Doors launched a new three-year focus (2022-2024) dedicated to Latin American and Caribbean countries.

The Open Doors Grant is a prize offered by the Swiss fund for production support Visions Sud Est (backed by the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation, SDC) together with the City of Bellinzona.

At this year's festival in Locarno, the Open Doors Grant has been given to two projects of the coproduction platform Open Doors Hub, of which one project is in production, the other one in development:

MOA by Marcel Beltrán, Cuba, production, 35'000 Swiss Francs

MUCHACHOS BAÑÁNDOSE EN EL LAGO by Michael Labarca, Venezuela, development, 15'000 Swiss Francs