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Solothurn 2018

Tranquillo: The day-to-day of a generation in search of an identity

Tranquillo: The day-to-day of a generation in search of an identity

The debut feature by young Swiss director Jonathan Jäggi, screened at the Solothurn Film Festival, is a lifelike portrayal of a lost generation  

06/02 | Solothurn 2018

Boomerang deftly handles the clichés of a picture-perfect Switzerland

Boomerang deftly handles the clichés of a picture-perfect Switzerland

The film by Swiss director Nicole Borgeat, who trained at INSAS in Brussels, was screened in competition this year for the Solothurn Audience Award  

02/02 | Solothurn 2018

Of Sheep and Men and Of the Voice win big at Solothurn Film Festival

Of Sheep and Men and Of the Voice win big at Solothurn Film Festival

Two documentaries scoop the main prizes at Solothurn Film Festival, with the Prix de Soleure going to Karim Sayad and the Audience Award going to Bernard Weber  

02/02 | Solothurn 2018 | Awards

Lorenz Suter  • Director

Interview: Lorenz Suter • Director

“The movie was like a work in progress; nobody knew where the story was going”

Cineuropa talked to Swiss director Lorenz Suter at Solothurn about his mysterious and aesthetically intriguing movie Strangers  

02/02 | Solothurn 2018

Fernand Melgar  • Director

Interview: Fernand Melgar • Director

"I’ve never done a shoot before that’s given me so much back"

Cineuropa met up with Fernand Melgar at the Solothurn Film Festival, where his film At the Philosophers' School is in competition for the Prix de Soleure  

01/02 | Solothurn 2018

Seraina Rohrer • Director, Solothurn Film Festival

Interview: Seraina Rohrer • Director, Solothurn Film Festival

"Festivals are still special moments"

We met up with Solothurn Film Festival director Seraina Rohrer to talk about the new edition of the festival, but also to let us in on what we can look forward to in the world of Swiss cinematography  

31/01 | Solothurn 2018

At the Philosophers' School: A film about love

At the Philosophers' School: A film about love

Screened at Solothurn Film Festival, the film by Fernand Melgar continues a discussion on the everyday battles that take place on the margins of society  

31/01 | Solothurn 2018

Strangers, an elegant tribute to film noir

Strangers, an elegant tribute to film noir

Lorenz Suter's first feature, presented at Solothurn Film Festival, is a deliberately independent film that lays claim to a creative process that goes against the grain  

29/01 | Solothurn 2018

The Solothurn Film Festival unveils a rich and diverse programme of events

The Solothurn Film Festival unveils a rich and diverse programme of events

The 53rd edition of the festival is all about originality and innovation, not just in the content of the selected films, but also in their styles  

27/12/2017 | Solothurn 2018