The 15th edition of the Zurich Film Festival will shine a light on Colombian cinema and highlight a new generation of filmmakers whose work reflects on the country’s recent history.
Zurich Film Festival
NAME OF FESTIVAL: Zurich Film Festival
WHERE: Zurich, Switzerland
ABOUT THE FESTIVAL: The aim of the Zurich Film Festival is to offer audiences an insight into the work of the most promising filmmakers from around the globe and to promote the exchange of ideas between established film workers, creative talent and the public.
The Zurich Film Festival awarded their 2018 Golden Eye for International Feature Film to GIRL by Lukas Dhont from Belgium/Netherlands,
The Romanian composer Sebastian Androne-Nakanishi is the winner of the 7th International Film Music Competition, which took place during the Zurich Film Festival.
Actor Dev Patel presented the 4th Filmmaker Award to director Lorenz Merz and producer Simon Hesse at the IWC Private Dinner during the 2018 Zurich Film Festival for their film BEAST.
Judi Dench will be honored with the Golden Icon Award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival and present her latest film, RED JOAN, a drama inspired by the life of Melita Norwood, in which she plays a woman whose tranquil life is suddenly disrupted when she’s arrested by MI5 and accused of providing intelligence to Communist Russia.
Actor Donald Sutherland, a veteran of the silver screen, with credits spanning six decades will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2018 Zurich Film Festival.
The European Premiere of director Peter Farrelly’s drama Green Book will open the 14th Zurich Film Festival
German director Wim Wenders (Pope Francis – A Man of His Word) will receive the A Tribute to… Award at the 14th Zurich Film Festival on October 6.
Based on a real-life crime that took place in Berne, Midnight Runner (2018) will screen at the 14th Zurich Film Festival.
Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Ex Drummer Cliff Martinez Heads Jury of 7th International Film Music Competition
The International Film Music Competition returns for the 7th edition during the 14th Zurich Film Festival this coming Fall. The celebrity jury will be presided over by Cliff Martinez.
This year, the 7th International Film Music Competition asks entrants to score HAPPINESS. This short animation film by the renowned London-based illustrator Steve Cutts
Niklaus Hilber’s feature film project PARADISE WAR was presented with the third Filmmaker Award at the IWC gala dinner entitled ‘For the Love of Cinema’ at the 13th Zurich Film Festival.
The 13th Zurich Film Festival has awarded their Golden Eyes to POP AYE by Kirsten Tan from Singapore for International Feature Film
Former President of the USSR Mikhail Gorbachev will be not be able to attend the World Premiere of his documentary The Arrow of Time directed by Leila Conners
Simon Baker’s directorial debut Breath, will have its European premiere as a Gala Premiere at the 2017 Zurich Film Festival (ZFF) on October 5.
Roman Polanski’s latest film Based On A True Story (D’après une Histoire Vraie) will screen as a Gala Premiere at the Zurich Film Festival.
Director, actor and writer Rob Reiner will receive the A Tribute to…Award at this year’s 2017 Zurich Film Festival which takes place from September 28 to October 8, 2017.
The Zurich Film Festival will spotlight homegrown Swiss films, three documentary films and two feature films in its Special Screenings’ section.
Aaron Sorkin will receive the Festival’s Career Achievement Award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival (ZFF), which takes place from September 28 to October 8, 2017.
Actor Jake Gyllenhaal will receive the prestigious Golden Eye Award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival (ZFF).
The Zurich Film Festival will spotlight Hungary’s cinema, featuring 18 films made by a thriving new generation of Hungarian filmmakers.
Danish director Janus Metz Pedersen’s tennis drama Borg/McEnroe starring Shia LaBeouf and Sverrir Gudnason will open the 13th Zurich Film Festival
Euphoria directed by Lisa Langseth and starring Alicia Vikander will receive its European premiere as a Gala Premiere at the 2017 Zurich Film Festival on September 29.
Andrew Garfield will receive the prestigious Golden Eye Award at this year’s Zurich Film Festival, and his latest film Breathe will have its Gala Premiere at the festival