Swiss retrospective : Ursula Meier

30 April 2018 – 20:00 – Flagey

27 April 2018 – 22:00 – Flagey

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

Le songe d’Isaac

Ursula Meier

le songe d'isaac
Country Belgium
Genre Fiction
1994 @en - 13' - Color
Johan craves for Isaac in a home for the elderly. His tenderness mixed with physical restraint awakens in Isaac images and sounds of his own childhood.

Des heures sans sommeil

Ursula Meier

des_heures_sans_sommeil_1
Country Belgium
Genre Fiction
1998 - 34' - Color
On leave. A brother joins his sister at the family home. They haven't seen each other for years. In the silence of the night, images and sounds from the past will arise: those from a childhood with an often austere father, yet sometimes sympathetic.

Tous à table

Ursula Meier

tous a table
Country Belgium
Genre Fiction
2001 @en - 30' - Noir et Blanc
Some friends meet at a birthday dinner. It's the end of the meal. The atmosphere is very lively: they sing, they drink, they hug, and tell jokes... and at that moment someone tells a riddle. There is no way that anyone is leaving the table now.

Tišina Mujo (Quiet Mujo)

Ursula Meier

Tisina Mujo
Country Bosnia and Herzegovina, France
Genre Fiction
2014 - 10'50'' - Color
It’s training time at the Zetra stadium in Sarajevo. 10-year-old Mujo misses his penalty kick. The ball flies over the goal and disappears among the tombstones of the graveyard that replaced the sports grounds during the war. Searching for the ball, Mujo wanders in the kingdom of the dead…