Swiss retrospective : ‘Carte blanche’ to the ‘Ecole des Arts de Lausanne’

28 April 2018 – 14:00 – Flagey

1 May 2018 – 21:00 – Vendôme

This year, the Festival honours Switzerland through 3 programs: one program dedicated to the French-Swiss moviemaker Ursula Meier who received lots of primes, a second program dedicated to the Swiss documentary and a third program to promote the short films of the students from the ECAL.

In collaboration with swissfilm

Swizzair

Hugo Radi

Swizzair copy
Country Switzerland
Genre Fiction
2015 @en - 19' - Color
During his permission, a young military man comes back to his hometown, Geneva. He meets up with two of his closest friends. They wander around the streets. From empty spaces to maximal comfort, they look at this city and wonder what more they could do here.

Valet Noir

Lora Mure Ravaud

Valet Noir
Country Switzerland
Genre Fiction
2017 - 22'20'' - Couleur
Leila works nights in a casino and makes her way back to the hotel in the small hours of the morning, sleeps through the daytime and sets off for work at dusk. She has never met the guy who stays in the room next door.

Discipline

Christophe Saber

Discipline
Country Switzerland
Genre Fiction
2014 - 10' - Color
It’s 9:30 pm in a grocery store in Lausanne, Switzerland. The place is run by Egyptians. In a moment of anger, a father loses his patience and disciplines his disobedient child. A shocked customer immediately intervenes to express her concern. Other customers join the conversation, they each put in their two cents and the staff is swamped.

Crépuscule

Pauline Jeanbourquin

Crépuscule
Country Switzerland
Genre Fiction
2017 - 20' - Color
A couple has moved to the country hoping to cure the woman from a nervous breakdown.

Nirin

Josua Hotz

Nirin
Country Switzerland
Genre Fiction
2015 @en - 14' - Color
Six-year-old Nirin and his two younger brothers have been promised a trip by their mother. But the journey doesn’t go the way Nirin had imagined.