It is with sorrow that the direction, the selection committee and all Visions du Réel's staff was informed on the opening day of the Festival that the great lady of the Swiss documentary film, Jacqueline Veuve, passed away.
Considered one of the last representatives of the glorious school of ethnographical cinema from the 60s, she has always observed the world with a humanistic point of view. Film after film, he vision of the world shows diversity, solidarity and relationship between men.
Special screening, a tribute to Jacqueline Veuve
La petite dame du Capitole (2005) 55 minutes
French version | Wednesday 24.04 - 21:15 | Théâtre de Marens
free entrance, subject to seats availability
Hired as a secretary in 1949, Lucienne Schnegg was the heir and soul of the cinema Capitole in Lausanne. Cashier, cleaner and director of her cinema, she presents the most beautiful, the biggest and the oldest cinema in Lausanne.