Short Film Night on tour in ten Swiss cities
The 9th Short Film Night Tour will tour French- and Italian-speaking Switzerland from October 14 to November 25, 2011. The tour features programmes tailored to the linguistic regions of Switzerland and commences in Geneva on October 14. Presented in four programmes is a total of 21 short film pearls, eleven of which are Swiss film productions. The Short Film Night Tour, organised by SWISS FILMS, showcases the diversity of the Swiss and international short film genre to cinemas throughout all of Switzerland. In each city the programme is highlighted with a local premiere. The last stop of the Short Film Night 2011 is in Lausanne on November 25, featuring 13 film programmes in collaboration with Base-Court.
The long night of short films opens with a selection of films nominated for the Swiss Film Prize "Quartz 2011." Presented with six further short film productions are the films "Yuri Lennon's Landing on Alpha 46" and "Miramare," award-winners in the categories for Best Short Film and Best Animation Film. The international programme - Chabada ... le chat dans tous ses états «animés - is an homage to the cat, the mascot of the Short Film Night. Nicolas Steiner's multi-award-winning "Ich bin's Helmut" will be screened in the Absurdum Delirium programme, together with four other short film productions, including the successful Canadian short film "Next Floor," which won an award in the Critics' Week section in Cannes 2010.
The Short Film Night concludes with two medium-length Argentine film productions screened in the Destination Argentine, vu depuis la France programme. One of the films is the comedy "¿Dónde está Kim Basinger?" by Edouard Deluc, nominated for the César 2010.
Cities, cinemas and dates:
Geneva, Cinéma Les Scala, Friday, October 14
Lugano, Cinema Lux, Friday, October 21
Fribourg, Fri-Son, Friday, October 28
Morges, Cinéma Odéon, Thursday November 3
Delémont, Cinéma La Grange, Saturday, November 5
Sion, Cinéma Arlequin, Thursday November 10
La Chaux-de-Fonds, Cinéma ABC, Friday, November 11
Neuchâtel, Cinéma Bio, Saturday November 12
Sainte-Croix, Cinéma Royal, Saturday, November 19
Lausanne, Cinéma Pathé Les Galeries, Friday, November 25
Geneva / Zurich, September 27, 2011