Visions du Réel - International Film Festival

Visions du Réel goes Locarno

Apéritif in Locarno
We are looking forward to welcoming you to our apéritif in Locarno, the launch of our 50th edition, held from 5 to 13 April 2019!

Monday 06.08. as of 18:00, Il Rivellino, Via al Castello 1, Locarno

Four films of the 2018 selection screened again in Locarno
Panorama Suisse at the Locarno Festival: a programme presented by the Solothurner Filmtage, the Swiss Academy for Cinema and SWISS FILMS, that highlights 4 films of the selection of Visions du Réel 2018.

Where are you, João Gilberto?, Georges Gachot (image)
Thursday 02.08. 11:00, FEVI
Eldorado, Markus Imhoof
Sunday 05.08. 11:15, FEVI
Les Dames, Stéphanie Chuat and Véronique Reymond
Monday 06.08. 11:15, FEVI
Genesis 2.0, Christian Frei and Maxim Arbugaev
Tuesday 07.08. 11:00, FEVI


Los que desean
Do not miss the short film Los que desean, by Elena López Riera, member of the Selection committee of Visions du Réel. Selected in the section Pardi di domani: Concorso nazionale, this documentary examines a tradition in southern Spain: a race in which a flock of male pigeons must seduce a female to win... 

Monday 06.08. 14:00, La Sala
Tuesday 07.08. 21:00, L'altra Sala
Wednesday 08.08. 9:30, L'altra Sala
Thursday 09.08. 16:30, PalaCinema 2


Member of the Jury
With Josh Siegel (Curator, Department of Film MoMA, USA) and Tiziana Finzi (Curator, Italy), our Artistic Director Emilie Bujès is a member of the Jury for the section Signs of Life, that aims at exploring film’s frontier territories, engaging with new forms of narration and innovation in filmic language.

Emilie Bujès also is a member of the Jury for the section Open Doors, that offers a selection of films from the South Asian region to introduce its cinematographic landscape. In cooperation with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC).

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