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RÉSISTANCE by Laurence Favre

SWITZERLAND  Documentary / Experimental 11 min., 2017 ORIGINAL LANGUAGE: Without dialogue PRODUCTION: Laurence Favre, Geneva /  Matza, Geneva WORLD RIGHTS: Laurence Favre, Geneva laurencefb@gmail.com FESTIVALS (SELECTION): Locarno Festival 2017 IFF Rotterdam 2018 HKIFF Hong Kong 2018

Beyond its majestic appearance, sporadic elements reveal the glacier’s fragility. Objects regurgitated through the melt witness the presence of mankind. Sounds of collapsing ice blocks continuously reveal the symptoms of an evident decrease. And yet in tension this magnificent and frightening body of ice and stones stands, impressive, resisting.

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Documentary

by Justin Stoneham

SWITZERLAND Documentary, 24 min., 2017 ORIGINAL LANGUAGES: Swiss-German, English PRODUCTION: La Belle Film GmbH, Zurich /  SRF WORLD RIGHTS: La Belle Film GmbH, Zurich www.labellefilm.com FESTIVALS (SELECTION): Locarno Festival 2017 DOK Leipzig 2017 Max Ophüls Preis 2018

All his life, Justin managed to escape his own story. But his past catches up with him when he finds a box full of old family VHS tapes. A film that begins as an homage to his deceased father develops into an attempt to no longer be a stranger to his own mother.

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...