Video short report from UNICA2022

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Reportage: Filippo Lubiato,


Shorter, focused, affordable 

but nevertheless overwhelming

What is UNICA

The first country meeting of film amateurs had already took place in 1931 in Brussels and UNICA was founded in 1937 during the World's Fair in Paris 

UNICA 2022

The projections are limited to three full days, plus one evening at the beginning and one special day at the end - From Saturday, 20 to Sunday, 28 August there is much to discover and experience in Ticino 

Jury live

Public jury discussion - For the first time at a UNICA, there will be only three jurors - They come from Austria, Hungary and Italy, are  competent and well known

Latest information

Media reports

Venue PalaCinema

We are very proud to be able, thanks to the town of Locarno, to use this splendid cinema during the five screening days 

How to arrive

We have put together some useful information to help you prepare for your stay - you can fly to Milan Malpensa (Italy) or Zurich, then travel comfortably by train to Locarno


More than 200 hotels, 4000 rooms and 8'500 beds as well as other accommodation such as campsites, bungalows, bed & breakfast, ... 

Excursions & tourist info

There are two optional organised day trips, Friday 26 and Saturday 27 August - Old and new friends have the opportunity to discover the country and its people

Contact & city map

Questions? Please write to us, we will be happy to help as far as possible - Please be patient, if we cannot answer immediately 

Organisators & partners

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