trigon-film is a foundation with outstanding films from Africa, Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe, pursuing the aim to dismantle cultural barriers and prejudices. Since its foundation in 1988, trigon has distributed more than 500 titles to Swiss cinema houses, on DVD and in its online cinema. Most of these titles remain in the trigon collection so that the access to this visual legacy is maintained.


trigon-film Foundation

Movies from the South and the East


In order to perform its various activities, trigon-film needs support. All those who care for cultural diversity and who want to help making films from around the world available in cinemas, dvd and online can join our assiciation. For more information, please click here.



The filmmakers nominated for the Best Foreign Language Oscar oppose in an open letter to the destructive political climate. More


Alain Gomis receives the Silver Bear at the Berlinale 2017 More


Pepa San Martin receives award in San Sebastian More


BODY, IXCANUL and EL BOTON DE NACAR win awards at the Berlinale 2015 More


Jordan filmmaker Naji Abu Nowar receives Awarc for Best Director for his first feature film THEEB. More


The trigon-film foundation celebrates its 25th anniversary More


trigon-film is a label that unites more than 200 wonderful titles of outstanding movies on DVD, all in original versions, several of them with english subtitles. More


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