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NEW DOCS SHORTS

KROPOTKIN by Cyril Schäublin

An abandoned watch factory in a remote valley in northwestern Switzerland. In late 19�� century, the young Russian revolutionary Piotr Kropotkin came here to become part of the local anarchist watchmaker movement. The film travels to the places which Kropotkin once visited and encounters former watch factory workers.

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SWITZERLAND  Documentary, 13 min., 2018 ORIGINAL LANGUAGES: Swiss-German, Russian, French PRODUCTION: Seeland Filmproduktion GmbH, Zurich /  Amon Films, Zurich WORLD RIGHTS: Seeland Filmproduktion GmbH, Zurich T +41 76 503 55 61 www.seelandfilm.ch WORLD PREMIERE: Visions du Réel Nyon 2018

SHOOTING CROWS

Documentary

KRÄHEN SCHIESSEN by Christine Hürzeler

SWITZERLAND Documentary, 20 min., 2018 ORIGINAL LANGUAGE: German PRODUCTION AND WORLD RIGHTS: Christine Hürzeler /  chfilm, Zurich T +41 79 751 40 61 www.chfilm.ch WORLD PREMIERE: Visions du Réel Nyon 2018

A foggy park. A homeless man is asleep between the trees. A woman disappears. Inexplicable things happen. The sky is dark with a large and threatening flock of crows. Every now and then a crow is shot. As a deterrent and to regulate numbers. But after every shot, more crows rally. They caw as they circle in the sky, coming closer and closer … 

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...