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Visions du Réel 2015

Jumping the Shadows, the redemption of a bad boy from the East End of London

Jumping the Shadows, the redemption of a bad boy from the East End of London

Steven Blatter and Lorenzo Valmontone’s film paints a poetic and highly realistic portrait of an incredibly compassionate character who has one foot in the shadows and one in the light  

05/05/2015 | Visions du Réel 2015

Muchachas, a strong and personal first film

Muchachas, a strong and personal first film

The graduation film by Juliana Fanjul, A Mexican director trained in Cuba and Switzerland, is certainly one of the revelations of the Helvétiques section of Visions du réel  

04/05/2015 | Visions du Réel 2015

Horizontes: A glimpse of an almost mythical Cuba

Horizontes: A glimpse of an almost mythical Cuba

Swiss director Eileen Hofer screened at Visions du réel her debut feature film, which paints a picture of Cuba through the experiences of three ballet dancers at different stages of their careers  

30/04/2015 | Visions du Réel 2015

Imagine Waking Up Tomorrow And All Music Has Disappeared, an emotional musical journey

Imagine Waking Up Tomorrow And All Music Has Disappeared, an emotional musical journey

A film by Stefan Schwietert, a Swiss director of German origin, which transports us into a subversive universe with a highly refreshing punky feel  

29/04/2015 | Visions du Réel 2015

Grozny Blues, the passionate murmur of a dreamt-of Chechnya

Grozny Blues, the passionate murmur of a dreamt-of Chechnya

The latest film by Nicola Bellucci, a Swiss Italian director by adoption, had its global premiere in the International Feature Film Competition of the Visions du Réel festival  

28/04/2015 | Visions du Réel 2015

Visions du Réel announces its rich list of award winners

Visions du Réel announces its rich list of award winners

This year, the 46th Visions du Réel Festival set a new record with more than 35,000 people attending the event on the shores of Lake Geneva.  

27/04/2015 | Visions du Réel 2015

Barbet Schroeder the star of Visions du Réel

Barbet Schroeder the star of Visions du Réel

For its 46th edition, the Visions du Réel Festival decided to celebrate the unique style of director Barbet Schroeder, somewhere between documentary and fiction  

23/04/2015 | Visions du Réel 2015