Zurich Film Festival


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Demand takes English-speaking rights to Daniel Hope documentary (exclusive)

Nahuel Lopez’s film about the violinist premiered in Zurich last year.

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'Pop Aye' wins best international film at 2017 Zurich Film Festival

Other winners include Blue My Mind, Machines and Before Summer Ends.

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Ireland's Element Pictures lines up new projects (exclusive)

Irish outfit preparing films with Phyllida Lloyd and Grímur Hákonarson.

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Killer Films boss Christine Vachon on Amazon deal, upcoming slate

Speaking in Zurich, the Killer Films co-founder discussed projects with Todd Haynes and Todd Solondz.

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Rob Reiner on US release struggles for 'Shock And Awe'

The director of Stand By Me and When Harry Met Sally discusses his Iraq War drama in Zurich.

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Aaron Sorkin says Congress is 'cowardly' on gun control

Speaking at the Zurich Film Festival, Sorkin also talks about his directorial debut Molly’s Game.


Jake Gyllenhaal says his production company will be 'ambitious'

In Zurich, Gyllenhaal talks about Nine Stories slate and his passion for telling Jeff Bauman’s story in Stronger.

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'Borg/McEnroe' director on next projects and today's 'golden age of storytelling'

Janus Metz’s tennis drama appeared at the Zurich Film Festival.

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Glenn Close talks Amazon pilot 'Sea Oak', 'Sunset Boulevard' film in Zurich

Speaking at the Zurich Film Festival, Close also talks about women being proactive in Hollywood.

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Killer Films boss: Producers must now ask 'what makes a film theatrical?'

Christine Vachon, Le Grisbi Productions’ John Lesher and IM Global’s Greg Shapiro discussed the role of producers in Zurich.

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Sony Classics, Lionsgate bosses optimistic for future of film

Patrick Wachsberger and Michael Barker debate whether “film is dead” at the Zurich Summit.


How new US distribution outfit Neon is chasing younger audiences

CEO & Founder Tom Quinn explained their strategy at Zurich Summit.

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Thomas Ebeling: 'FANGA' pose threat to traditional media companies

Industry heavyweight says online giants are putting media giant ProSieben “under pressure”.


Zurich Film Festival 2017 full line-up revealed

This yeat’s competition films include Daphne, Custody, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and Under The Tree.

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'Borg/McEnroe' to open 2017 Zurich Film Festival

Tennis drama stars Sverrir Gudnason and Shia LaBeouf.

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'Killing Jesus': Zurich Review

Part-based on a real-life story, Laura Mora’s directorial debut is also a snapshot of Medellín today

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'Krieg': Zurich Review

Rick Ostermann adapts a popular novel by Jochen Rausch

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'Pororoca': San Sebastian Review

Constantin Popescu’s third feature wins Best Actor for Bogdan Dumitrache at San Sebastian 2017

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'Only God Can Judge Me (Nur Gott Kann Mich Richten)': Zurich Review

An enthusiastically-lurid crime drama from director Özgür Yildirim, reuniting with actor Moritz Bleibtreu

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'Weightless': Zurich Review

Alessandro Nirvola stars in the feature debut of commercials director Jaron Albertin