VOD WorldwideSwiss documentary on developmentTake Offby Bruno MollGhana is a kind of exemple as a country in Western Africa: Democratic, open, ambitious. The government is proud on the achievements. Ebenezer Mireku has been studying in Switzerland and tries to rebulid the railway.
New on DVDMarcello Mastroianni, Jeanne MoreauThe Suspended Step of the Storkby Theo Angelopoulos, GreeceTheo Angelopoulos weaves another poetical allegory on the great open questions of our turbulent age. The film is very contemporary in its treatment of borders, refugees and a changing world since the fall of the former Soviet Union.
New on Blu-RayGolden Bear Berlin, Oscar-NominationMilk of Sorrowby Claudia Llosa, PeruWhen her mother dies, Fausta is forced to face her fears, that she got as a baby with the milk of her mother. Fausta now sets out on a journey – a journey that will lead her out of her fear and into freedom.
New on DVDA woman returns to the loves of childhoodUn Amorby Paula Hernández, ArgentinaDoes love at first sight exist? Hernández describes a story about getting to know somebody and falling in love as a teenager, and about meeting again many years later. It begins in the 70s, in the summer in a small town by the river. A film like a dream.
VOD WorldwideFilmessay on a latin american projectEcuadorby Jacques SarasinIn a world of one-way traffic, where the northern countries are exporting their economic and political model worldwide, one country in Latin America has undertaken a profound reform of these models to invent a new type of governance, both pragmatic and humanistic.
New on DVDNot screened in ChinaShanghai, Shimen Roadby Haoulun Shu, China16 year-old Xiaoli lives in the late 80s in a communal block on Shimen Road in booming Shanghai. While his teachers talk about China’s recovery from the Cultural Revolution, another wave of cultural change is already underway. A real discovery from China.
In the Shop
Edition Filmmuseum 21
The Tales of Thousand and One Nights
Edition Filmmuseum 27
Marcello Mastroianni and Jeanne Moreau
Great indian auteur cinema
A landmark film for Haiti that gained great exposure worldwide
Including «Les yeux noirs» with Marcello Mastroianni
A film about a political project, where utopia became reality
A burlesque comedy from Mozambique
The absurdities and complexities of life in contempo Amman
Coming of age in 1980s' Shanghai that no longer exists
An intriguing ride into the dark recesses of the human spirit
Money is not everything in life
Create, sustain and develop its own little world
About love and about time
A girl's fantastic mind rises above the dogmas of two generations
An ode to the art of silent cinema
First Samoan feature film
Edition Filmmuseum 26
The motion picture has been the medium of the 20th century, the movie house the place where dreams can become true. It is here that there is a particularly intensive and indelible transmission of realities, be they readyfound or fabricated. The film is a global form of communication, moving pictures convey moving stories to all corners of the world. And this continues to be so at the beginning of the 21st century. More
With the help of the new Swiss "visions sud est" Fund, film producers from countries in the South and East are to receive production and promotional support for their film projects. More
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