Prix RTS : Perspectives d'un doc – Selected Projects 2019

7 feature documentary projects in their development stage have been selected for the Prix RTS : Perspectives d'un doc 2019

ACTING PAIN

by Elena Avdija 
Switzerland | 90'
Ursula Meier - Bande à Part Films
Expected release: September 2020

A series of portraits of stuntwomen in a changing world, Acting Pain offers a look at how relationships of power and hierarchy between genders are anchored in bodies and how they shape them in the world of cinema.


AFTER THE COLLAPSE

by Choffat Frédéric
Switzerland | 90’
Choffat Frédéric - Les Films du Tigre
Expected release: December 2019

The shock will be hard. The simultaneous collapse of climate, economic and energy systems will create crisis, shortages, starvation, migrations, diseases, conflicts... As my son told me: “You were afraid of leaving me into a shitty world? But don’t worry, we’ll vanish together!”


BLOODHOUND

by Yamina Zoutat
Switzerland, France | 90'
Close Up Films - Joëlle Bertossa
Richard Copans - Les Films d'ici
Expected release: February 2021

What is the blood that flows, invisible and silent, through our veins? And when that blood passes from one body to the other, what is that is exchanged exactly? What mysterious fluid goes from one person to the other?


GARÇONNIÈRE

by Céline Pernet
Switzerland | 80’
Stéphane Goël - Climage
Expected release: October 2020


This film is a woman’s investigation in the world of men. By patiently gathering words of several men, closely observing their world, she witnesses the social mutation occurring, breaking down certainties and shattering men’s deepest convictions. 


HOMELESS BABIES

by Fred Baillif
Switzerland | 90’ / 52'
Fred Baillif - Freshprod
Mauro Losa - Ecran Social
Expected release: January 2020


In Geneva, the Foyer Piccolo welcomes children from 0 to 5 years old to protect them from a crisis situation in their family’s environment. Once the emergency reception has taken place, the priority is a return to the family, but this is rarely possible. The institutional path of the placed child begins.


MUEZZIN BLUES

by Pierre-Yves Borgeaud
Switzerland | 90’
Pierre-Yves Borgeaud - Momentum Production
Expected release: October 2020


With oud player and former muezzin Dhafer Youssef as his guide, the blind Swiss jazz pianist, Moncef Genoud, returns to Tunisia to explore through music what remains of his roots and to understand what prompted his parents to send him to Switzerland when he was two years old.


NIGHT

by Orane Burri
Switzerland | 90’ / 52'
Boutruche Agnes - Framevox
Expected release: October 2020


Night is the last peaceful space/time in our overcrowded society. But it is disap- pearing quicker than ever. While capitalism pushes for the brightly lit money-making night, few voices warn against its ecological consequences and fight for darkness to return.

ACTING PAIN
by Elena Avdija   
Switzerland - Bande à Part Films

AFTER THE COLLAPSE
by Choffat Frédéric  
Switzerland - Les Films du Tigre    

BLOODHOUND
by Yamina Zoutat
Switzerland - Close Up Films
France - Les Films d'ici

GARÇONNIÈRE
by Céline Pernet
Switzerland - Climage

HOMELESS BABIES
by Fred Baillif
Switzerland - Ecran Social, Freshprod

MUEZZIN BLUES
by Pierre-Yves Borgeaud
Switzerland - Momentum Production

NIGHT
by Orane Burri
Switzerland - Framevox