Cannes 2013: Films by Basil Da Cunha, Marie-Elsa Sgualdo and Kaveh Bakhtiari in Directors’ Fortnight
This marks the third year Basil Da Cunha has been invited to Cannes, this time with his feature-length fiction film debut “Até ver a luz” in the 45th Directors’ Fortnight.
“Der Imker” wins in Munich
The Swiss film “Der Imker” was honoured with the Grand Prix of the “DOK.deutsch” German Language Competition, endowed with EUR 5,000, at the Munich Documentary Film Festival.
Peter Mettler featured as guest in Warsaw and Wroclaw
The Swiss-Canadian artist Peter Mettler is featured as the special guest at this year’s Planete + Doc Film Festival in Warsaw and Wroclaw with a retrospective comprised of five of his films.
“Der Imker” celebrates international premiere in Munich
Mano Khalil’s “Der Imker” will celebrate its international premiere with a screening in competition at the Munich International Documentary Film Festival.
Nadasdy Film guest in Trebon, Czech Republic
Swiss film producers Zoltán Horváth and Nicolas Burlet will present eleven films from their Nadasdy Film studio at the international Festival of Animated Films Anifilm in Trebon and provide insight into their experience with international coproductions.
Successful weekend for Swiss documentary films
“More Than Honey” was honoured with a Lola in Berlin and “Karma Shadub” with the Grand Prix in Nyon; “Vaters Garten” won an award in both Nyon and Linz; and “Paul Bowles: The Cage Door Is Always Open” was voted as the audience’s favourite in Turin.
German Film Award 2013: LOLA for box-office hit “More Than Honey”
Markus Imhoof’s “More Than Honey” was honoured with the German Film Award 2013 for Best Documentary Film.
Grand Prix for “Karma Shadub” at Festival Visions du Réel
The Swiss documentary film “Karma Shadub” was honoured with the Grand Prix at the Festival Visions du Réel in Nyon.
Peter Mettler and Marcel Gisler in North America
The Hot Docs Documentary Film Festival in Toronto, which ranks among the most important festival for the genre in North America, will honour the Swiss-Canadian director Peter Mettler with a retrospective.