Vernissage: Moritz de Hadeln – Mister Filmfestival

The book by Moritz de Hadeln Mister Filmfestival will be presented during a discussion (in French) moderated by Beat Glur, in the presence of the author Christian Jungen and of Moritz de Hadeln, founder of Visions du Réel in 1969 and director of the Berlinale from 1980 to 2001.

Where, When, Who?

Sa 14 April - 16:00-17:00
Village du Réel - Le Club

In French | Open to the public

Cinéforom and Zürcher Filmstiftung - The regional film support funds in Switzerland

Cinéforom (the regional film support fund of the French-speaking part of Switzerland) and the Zurich Film Foundation are gathering to present the sphere of their operation in the field of the regional support of audiovisual works.

Aperitif in presence of the members of the secretariat of the two most important regional funds in Switzerland.

In French and English | Open to the public

Where, When, Who?

Sa 14 April 2018 - 17:30-19:00
Village du Réel - Le Club


Susa Katz, Dep. Managing Director, Zürcher Filmstiftung (CH), Jacques-André Maire, Chairman, Cinéforom (CH); Gérard Ruey, General Secretary, Cinéforom (CH); 

Partners: Cinéforom & Zürcher Filmstiftung

Case Study with ARTE


In collaboration with ARTE, a discussion in the form of a case study will take place after the screening of Boris Mitić’s In Praise of Nothing (Serbia/Croatia/ France, 2017, 78’), in association with ARTE France - La Lucarne and presented in the context of the Focus Serbia at the Festival. In presence of Boris Mitić, filmmaker and Sabine Lange, Commissioning Editor at ARTE GEIE.

Where, When, Who?

Tu 17 Avril - 21:00
Salle Colombière

Normal screening rate

After no Billag: Gilles Marchand and SRG SSR in discussion with the audiovisual branch

La SRG SSR va devoir se repenser parce que – malgré le vote très large en faveur de la redevance – sa part sera plafonnée 2019.

Dans ce contexte, Visions du Réel offre à la branche cinématographique une opportunité unique de dialoguer avec Gilles Marchand et quelques responsables des programmes des différentes régions. Ce sera également l’occasion d’évoquer l’avenir du pacte de l’audiovisuel.

Pascaline Sordet, Cinébulletin (CH)


Urs Fitze

Jean-Marc Fröhle
producer (CH)

Gilles Marchand

Elena Pedrazzoli
producer (CH)

Philippa de Roten

Diana Segantini

Where & When?

Village du Réel – Le Club

Fr 20 April 2018 – 17:00