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  • 01. October 2017

    Eye-opening documentary films and Glenn Close on Sunday

    Golden Icon Award-Ceremony // World Premiere with Moritz Bleibtreu // Eye-opening documentary films

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  • 30. September 2017

    A film-filled festival Saturday at the ZFF

    Rob Reiner at ZFF // Numerous competition films // New World View Hungary

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  • 29. September 2017

    Emmanuelle Seigner and Roman Polanski at ZFF

    Actress Emmanuelle Seigner, director Roman Polanski and producer Wassim Béji will present their most recent film D’APRÈS UNE HISTOIRE VRAIE in person on Monday, October 2. The film will screen at the Zurich Film Festival as a Gala Premiere. 

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  • 29. September 2017

    Four Swiss world premieres – and Alicia Vikander on the Green Carpet


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  • 28. September 2017

    Get ready! Opening of 13th Zurich Film Festival

    160 films, 12 world premieres, exciting events und numerous guests. 13th Zurich Film Festival opens today!

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  • 26. September 2017

    Distinguished Juries for the Three Competition Categories

    The Zurich Film Festival screens first, second and third directorial works in the three competition categories International Feature Film, International Documentary Film and Focus: Switzerland, Germany, Austria. Each jury announces the winner of its Golden Eye during the Award Night at Zurich Opera House on Saturday, October 7. The two main categories carry prize money of 25’000 Swiss francs each; the focus category carries a 20’000 Swiss franc cash prize. Each winning film additionally profits ...

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  • 19. September 2017

    Three Swiss film projects nominated for the third Filmmaker Award

    The ‘Association for the Promotion of Film in Switzerland’ has nominated three Swiss film projects for this year’s Filmmaker Award, endowed with a sponsorship prize of CHF 100’000. The third such award will be presented this year by James Marsden on September 30 during the IWC Gala Evening, which is held within the framework of the 13th Zurich Film Festival.   

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  • 17. September 2017

    Bill Pullman to present THE BALLAD OF LEFTY BROWN alongside director Jared Moshé

    Actor Bill Pullman will personally present THE BALLAD OF LEFTY BROWN as a European Premiere at the Zurich Film Festival alongside sophomore writer/director Jared Moshé, who previously made the transition from accomplished producer to the director's chair with the award winning DEAD MAN'S BURDEN. The BALLAD OF LEFTY BROWN will have its Gala Premiere on Friday, October 6.

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  • 15. September 2017

    Eye On Science at ZFF

    The Eye On Science, Life Science Zurich Society – a joint project between the University of Zurich and the ETH Zurich – and the Swiss National Science Foundation work together at the Zurich Film Festival to build a bridge between research and film. There will be three talks and a scientific exhibition at this year’s ZFF.

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  • 13. September 2017

    ZFF’s A Tribute To... Award to Director Rob Reiner

    The American director, actor and writer Rob Reiner will receive the 13th Zurich Film Festival‘s A Tribute to...Award at this year’s ZFF.

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