New Films

  • ULRICH SEIDL - A DIRECTOR AT WORK
    • AT CH DE 2014
    • biography
    • 52'
    • Constantin Wulff
  • The film portrait ULRICH SEIDL – A DIRECTOR AT WORK depicts the controversial Austrian filmmaker Ulrich Seidl at work for the first time, painting a vivid picture of the much-debated “Seidl method”: The camera patiently looks over Seidl’s shoulder during the shooting of IN THE BASEMENT and accompanies him during rehearsals for his latest highly provocative stage production BÖSE BUBEN/FIESE MÄNNER.

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  • Iraqi Odyssey
  • Tracing the emigrations of his family over more than half a century, this riveting documentary epic from acclaimed expatriate Iraqi filmmaker Samir pays moving homage to the frustrated democratic dreams of a people successively plagued by the horrors of dictatorship, war, and foreign occupation of Iraq.

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  • School of Democracy
  • For many years, Italy has suffered from a dysfunctional government, mafia infiltration, and widespread corruption. The country is on the verge of financial breakdown. Enter Italian comedian, Beppe Grillo.Grillo’s protest movement, Movimento, sets out to install di- rect democracy and revolutionize the political system from within. In February 2013, they win 25% of the Italian vote and send 163 new and completely inexperienced senators to Parliament. The vote tips the balance between left and right and Grillo’s movement gains a potentially crucial role in relation to the future of Italy and Europe and to the future of democracy as we know it. 

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  • Amateurs in Space
  • Award winning director Max Kestner has been filming for over 4 years how two best friends try to build a ”DIY" rocket to travel into space. If they succeed, Denmark will be the fourth nation in history to launch people beyond the Earth’s atmosphere.

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  • Bugs
  • Ben & Josh, two chef from René Redzepi's experimental nordic food lab goe on a journey in different parts of the world, to investige the eats and tastes of insects.

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Latest News

YET ANOTHER AWARD FOR MATTHEW'S LAWS!

Congratulations on winning the Grand Prize @ Astra Film Festival in Romania!

MERCEDES SOSA AWARDED @ SYDNEY LATIN FILM FESTIVAL

Congratulations to the team of Mercedes Sosa on winning the Best Documentary Award @ Sydney Latin Film Festival!

THE PUNK SYNDROME WINS IN JAPAN!

Congratulations to the whole team on winning the 
Citizens' Prize @ Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival!

NAKED OPERA awarded @ Message 2 Man FF

Congratulations to Angela and her team on winning the Press Jury Award!

Master Of The Universe wins @ Locarno

Congratulations to Marc Bauder and his team on winning the famous Best Film Award @ Semaine de la Critique in Locarno!

Festivals & Markets

  • Toronto International Film Festival
  • Sept. 4, 2014 - Sept. 11, 2014
  • Peter will be in Toronto, meet him at the Swiss Films Booth / HYATT REGENCY

  • Festival del Film Locarno
  • Aug. 9, 2014 - Aug. 11, 2014
  • Peter Jäger will be in Locarno. Watch out for sun hats!

  • Sunny Side of the Doc
  • June 23, 2014 - June 26, 2014
  • Andrea will be in La Rochelle from MON 23/06 - THU 26/06, located at the EDN stand C18

  • Edinburgh International Film Festival
  • June 15, 2014 - June 21, 2014
  • Salma is attending.

  • Sheffield Doc/Fest
  • June 8, 2014 - June 11, 2013
  • Peter is looking forward to seeing you in Sheffield!