The Sesterce d’or Prix Raiffeisen Maître du Réel will be awarded to the French director Claire Simon, honouring her career.
Robert Greene (USA), whose work has redefined the boundaries of the traditional documentary, is one of the special guests for the Ateliers 2018.
Philip Scheffner (Germany), a unique voice in contemporary German documentary filmmaking, is one of the special guests of the Ateliers 2018.
World premiere at VdR2017, on TV Sunday 25 February 2018 on RTS Deux: RUE MAYSKAYA by Gabriel Tejedor, special mention Jury Cinéma Suisse.
As of 22 February in Zürich, and as of 24 February 2018 in Bern and Solothurn. More screenings in Lucern and Winterthur soon.
Three screenings of LA FUREUR DE VOIR by Manuel von Stürler (World premiere at VdR2017) in Vallée de Joux (21.02), Orbe (22.02) and Oron (23.02).