Zurich is situated at the heart of Europe and forms the cultural and economic centre of Switzerland. This lakeside metropolis with views into the Swiss Alps is the largest city in Switzerland and has a population of about 400 000 inhabitants. As Switzerland’s cultural and economic metropolis, production site and base for numerous producers, distributors and filmmakers, Zurich offers the perfect environment for a film festival.

Over the course of eleven days, in the city with the world‘s highest concentration of cinemas, the Zurich Film Festival presents film premieres from all over the globe, offers cinematic treats to a national and international audience and facilitates direct on-the-spot exchange with the filmmakers.

Zurich is not only a favoured production site, it is also highly regarded by visitors for its cultural and gastronomic diversity and the countless opportunities for repose and relaxation it has on offer.

Enjoy the Zurich Film Festival and the City of Zurich!

Festival Locations

Zurich’s Bellevue, situated in the heart of the city and on the shore of Lake Zurich, is the hub of festival activity. In addition to the festival cinemas corso and Arthouse Le Paris, it is also the location for the Festival Centre and various bars and nightlife venues.  

All Zurich Film Festival events are in close proximity to a public transport stop so take advantage of the tram, bus, city train, or Limmat ferry for all outward bound and return journeys.

Festival centre

Sechseläutenplatz, 8001 Zurich

Kino Corso

Theaterstrasse 10, 8001 Zurich

Kino Arthouse Le Paris

Gottfried-Keller-Strasse 7, 8001 Zurich

Kino Arthouse Piccadilly

Mühlebachstrasse 2, 8008 Zürich

Arena Sihlcity

Kalanderplatz 8, 8045 Zurich


Nüschelerstrasse 11, 8001 Zurich

Zurich City Map with Festival Locations

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