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  • 08. September 2017

    Six Swiss films as world premieres

    The ZFF shows a selection of the year’s most successful movies and premieres the best Swiss films in its ‚Special Screenings’ section. The list of new homegrown productions already confirmed to premiere at the ZFF comprises four documentary films and two feature films.   

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  • 08. September 2017

    Swiss Cancer League presents eight short films about cancer

    The Special Screenings section includes a line-up of eight short films put together by the Swiss Cancer League (Krebsliga). 

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  • 08. September 2017

    Aaron Sorkin to receive ZFF Career Achievement Award

    Aaron Sorkin will receive the Festival’s Career Achievement Award at this year’s Festival. His debut feature MOLLY’S GAME will be screened as a Gala Premiere.

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  • 07. September 2017

    Jake Gyllenhaal to present STRONGER at ZFF

    Zurich Film Festival is delighted to honour Academy Award®-nominated actor Jake Gyllenhaal with their prestigious Golden Eye Award at this year’s Festival. Gyllenhaal will be in Zurich to present STRONGER as a Gala Premiere on Tuesday 3 October.

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  • 06. September 2017

    New Hungarian Cinema at ZFF

    Hungary has recently astounded the film world with its creative, innovative and superbly crafted cinema. The ZFF presents a comprehensive overview of Hungary’s cinematic output with 18 films by a thriving new generation of Hungarian filmmakers.

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  • 04. September 2017

    A legendary duel: BORG/MCENROE to open ZFF

    Based on actual events, Danish director Janus Metz Pedersen’s tennis thriller BORG/MCENROE will open the 13th Zurich Film Festival on September 28, 2017. Director Janus Metz Pedersen and Björn Borg-actor Sverrir Gudnason will attend as the Zurich Film Festival’s honorary guests.

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  • 31. August 2017

    Further ZFF Gala Premieres confirmed

    NUMÉRO UNE, THE GLASS CASTLE, MADAME and IL COLORE NASCOSTO DELLE COSE can be confirmed as ZFF Gala Premieres.

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  • 31. August 2017

    Alicia Vikander to present European Premiere of EUPHORIA at ZFF

    EUPHORIA will receive its European premiere at ZFF on September 29. Actress Alicia Vikander will attend, along with writer/director Lisa Langseth, cast members Charles Dance, Mark Stanley and fellow producers Charles Collier, Patrik Andersson and Frida Bargo.

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  • 29. August 2017

    Andrew Garfield and Andy Serkis to present BREATHE at ZFF

    Actor Andrew Garfield will be in Zurich to present BREATHE alongside acclaimed actor Andy Serkis, who is making his directorial debut, and producer Jonathan Cavendish, whose parents’ story the film is based on. BREATHE will have its Gala Premiere on Friday, October 6th.

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  • 25. August 2017

    First Look at ZFF Gala Premieres 2017

    Just shy of three weeks before it is revealed at a media conference, this year's programme is beginning to take shape. After announcing the inclusion of AN INCONVENIENT SEQUEL: TRUTH TO POWER with Al Gore and THE WIFE with Golden Icon Award recipient Glenn Close, ZFF is now able to confirm further major productions screening in its Gala Premieres section. 

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