email print share on Facebook share on Twitter share on reddit pin on Pinterest

FESTIVALS Switzerland

Swiss films in the spotlight at Lünen

by 

Six Swiss features are on show at the 17th Lünen Film Festival in Germany (November 16-19).

Among the films lined up are two successful titles by Michael Steiner: My Name is Eugen [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, selected for the children’s films competition, and Grounding [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, co-directed by Tobias Fueter.

Two debut films – Going Private by Stina Werenfels and Drum Bun by Robert Ralston – will also be screened, along with Sabine Gisiger’s documentary Gambit and cult film Broken Silence by Wolfgang Panzer (1995).

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

On November 18, a forum on "the miracle of Swiss cinema" will be attended by directors Gisiger, Steiner and Ralston, as well as by Michael Sauter, who co-wrote My Name is Eugen and Grounding. Distributor Matthias Keuthen (Schwarz Weiss Filmverleih), who will release Fredi M. Murer’s Vitus [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Christian Davi
interview: Fredi M. Murer
film profile
]
(see Focus) in Germany on 80 screens at the end of December, will also take part.

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

(Translated from French)

Did you enjoy reading this article? Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive more stories like this directly in your inbox.