Visions du Réel: April 15-25

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The 2021 edition of Visions du Réel will take place from April 15th to 25th. It will be the 52nd edition of the festival. Visions du Réel is a Swiss documentary festival established in 1969 and based in Nyon. It is Academy Award Qualifying with the prize Best Short Film. […]

LOTHAR

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Whenever Lothar sneezes, nearby objects explode. Therefore he isolates himself from the outer world. One day, when Lothar breaks his beloved toaster, he faces a dilemma. LOTHAR has remarkable directing and photography: it truly knows how to drag the attention, thanks to well-made special effects. At the beginning, the transition […]

TIGHT SPOT

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A quick short film, quite comedic, topped with the perfect music for the primary scene. It’s funny yet not so memorable. However, the idea is interesting and shot with good technique. Nice performance from the actors and intriguing ending. Title: TIGHT SPOTDirector: Kevin HaefelinCountry: Switzerland, USAYear: 2018Running time: 4′

QUIET LAND GOOD PEOPLE

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Sybille, a headmistress and politician, is in the middle of an election campaign for municipal council president in her Swiss village when her son is accused by a classmate of mistreating her.Sybille has to choose between morality and career.Either way, her reputation in the community is at stake! Despite his […]