Saturday14 April 2018

Venue: Théâtre de Marens

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

Duration: until the start of the last screening of the day at Théâtre de Marens

Discover the works from budding filmmakers aged 4 to 26 years old!

Venue: Usine à Gaz – Media Library

Accessibility: Industry accredited professionals welcome

Duration: until 20:00

A selection of more than 400 creative documentary films from 2017/2018 available online and in 30 screening booths.

Lanterne Magique - On s'accorde ? (Switzerland)
  • 80'
  • 2018
  • Switzerland

Collation offerte dès 9:30, projection dès 10:00. Une collaboration entre La Lanterne Magique, Pro Senectute Vaud et Visions du Réel, avec le précieux soutien de la Fondation Leenaards. | Breakfast...

Venue: Salle Colombière

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

Duration: until 13:00

Initiated by Radio Télévision Suisse (RTS), this competition aims to promote creative documentary filmmaking in French-speaking Switzerland.

10:30

Morning Talks

Venue: Village du Réel – Bar du Réel

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

Duration: until 12:30

Every morning, come and meet the filmmakers who presented a film the previous day. The members of the selection committee of Visions du Réel host these daily encounters; informal debates where one is invited to share his/her experiences and film practices.

Venue: La Grenette

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

Duration: until 15:00

6-21 April, exhibition by the Vaud photographer Delphine Schacher, notably winner of the Artistic Prize of the Ville de Nyon in 2014, and finalist of the Swiss Photo Award 2016, whose work features on the Festival’s poster this year.

At 14:00 a tour through the exhibition lead by Delphine Schacher and Thomas, one of the persons photographed for this exhibit.

Venue: Colombière Industry Lab Cafétéria

Accessibility: All accredited professionals welcome

Duration: until 14:15

Come and share a soup with your fellow producer colleagues from different parts of Switzerland and the international community: input, networking and exchange.

14:00

Virtual Reality

Venue: Grande Salle (Salle Communale)

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

Duration: in the entrance hall of the Grande Salle (Salle Communale), until 20:00

Hors-cadre is a series of virtual reality films, produced by RTS and directed by DNA Studios, which immerses users in the famous works of Swiss painters and artists. Visions du Réel will present the first two episodes of the series: L’Île des Morts by Basel painter Arnold Böcklin, narrated by Yann Marguet, and Intimités by Lausanne painter Félix Vallotton, an episode premiered at the Festival. A new way to discover these paintings and their histories, from the inside.

Venue: Colombière Industry Lab 2

Accessibility: Registration required

Duration: until 18:30

Dedicated to teams of a first or second film in its final production stages, the Rough Cut Lab gives them coaching, expert advice and privileged access to decision makers. The idea is to assist filmmakers in finding the best way to finish their films. 

Up to Down by Nazareno Manuel Nicoletti | Italy – Arci Movie

Venue: Village du Réel – Forum

Accessibility: All accredited professionals welcome

Duration: until 17:00

Guest Industry experts across distribution, sales and festival sectors are available for short individual meetings. An opportunity to receive personal advice and meet future partners. 

16:00

Vernissage: Moritz de Hadeln – Mister Filmfestival

Venue: Village du Réel – Le Club

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

Duration: until 17:00

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.

KEV (Belgium)
  • Clémence Hébert
  • 47'
  • 2018
  • World Premiere
  • Belgium

Venue: Village du Réel – Le Club

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

Duration: until 18:00

Come for a drink; stay to network. SWAN Swiss Women’s Audiovisual Network promotes and connects women in the audiovisual industry.

Venue: Village du Réel – Le Club

Accessibility: Invitation only

Duration: until 19:00

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

Separation of Trails (Switzerland)
  • Francis Reusser
  • 75'
  • 2018
  • World Premiere
  • Switzerland

SOIRÉE RTS Cérémonie de remise du Prix RTS: Perspectives d'un doc, suivi de la projection du film, puis apéritif offert par la RTS. // Awards ceremony, screening of the film and drinks offered by RTS.

Les Dames (Switzerland)
19:30
  • Stéphanie Chuat, Véronique Reymond
  • 80'
  • 2018
  • World Premiere
  • Switzerland

Complet | Sold out | CÉRÉMONIE D'OUVERTURE À GLAND En présence des réalisatrices, suivi d'un apéritif et d'un concert offert par la Ville de Gland. | In the presence of the filmmakers, followed by...

Krähen schiessen (Switzerland)
  • Christine Hürzeler
  • 20'
  • 2018
  • World Premiere
  • Switzerland
Un monde sans bêtes (France)
  • Adrien Lecouturier, Emma Benestan
  • 26'
  • 2018
  • International Premiere
  • France

Venue: Village du Réel – Bar du Réel

Accessibility: Open to the public – free admission

HAPAX 21 (DJ SET)
House/Funk/Disco





For all films at Visions du Réel 2018:
Legal age: 16 years (14 years accompanied by an adult), exceptions where specifically mentioned on a film