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NEW DOCS FEATURES

ELDORADO by Markus Imhoof 8

Drawing inspiration from his personal encounter with the Italian refugee child Giovanna during World War II, Markus Imhoof tells how refugees and migrants are treated today: on the Mediterranean Sea, in Italy and in Switzerland. “A deeply felt documentary essay on Europe’s refugee question.” Peter Bradshaw, The Guardian

Documentary

WORLD SALES: Films Boutique, Berlin www.filmsboutique.com WORLD PREMIERE: Berlinale 2018

SWITZERLAND / GERMANY Documentary, 92 min., 2018 ORIGINAL LANGUAGES: German, French, Italian, Kurdish, Swiss-German, Arabic, Amharic PRODUCTION: Thelma Film AG, Undervelier / SRF / zero one film GmbH, Berlin / BR

MARKUS IMHOOF * 1941 in Winterthur. Markus Imhoof is the director of the award-winning documentary MORE THAN HONEY (2012), which was screened and awarded at numerous film festivals worldwide. It was honoured as Best Documentary at the Swiss Film Award as well as at the German Film Award LOLA. Imhoof is also known for his fiction film THE BOAT IS FULL (1981), which was nominated for an Academy Award, Foreign Language Film.

SWISS FILMS Docs Spring Booklet 2018  

New Swiss documentaries coming up at international documentary film festivals this spring and summer, festival favourites and docs coming so...

SWISS FILMS Docs Spring Booklet 2018  

New Swiss documentaries coming up at international documentary film festivals this spring and summer, festival favourites and docs coming so...