Swiss Film Festival – Moving Movies

Type: Event
Location: Auditorium, AFB
City: Bangalore
Date: Tue, 2011/03/15 – 7:30pm

An Alliance Française de Bangalore and a Swissnex India presentation

Tuesday 15 March

Farewell my Mountain by Hugues De Wurstemberger & Didier Schmutz

Documentary, 55 min

This is Robert Guillet’s fifty-fourth season on the high alpine pastures. His last season. Victim of speculation, this alpine cheese-maker has become a farmer without land. Farewell my mountain is a reflection on the future of the traditional alpine way of life.

ID Swiss by Kamal Musale, Wageh George, Christian Davi, Fulvio Bernasconi

Documentary, 90 min

ID SWISS is a documentary in seven episodes. The personal and the subjective points of view of several Swiss filmmakers of the younger generation form an exciting kaleidoscope documenting encounters between different cultures in Switzerland

Wednesday 16 March

Home by Ursula Meier (2008)

Theatrical feature, 98 min

In Ursula Meier’s stunning theatrical debut (the official Swiss submission for this year’s Academy Award for Best Foreign Film), a family’s peaceful existence is threatened when a busy highway is opened right next to their isolated property. Each member of the family is pushed to dangerous extremes.

Thursday 17 March


Return to Gorée by Pierre-Yves Borgeaud (2006)

Musical Documentary, 108 min

A musical road movie, Youssou N’Dour  follows Senegalese singer Youssou N’Dour’s historical journey tracing the trail left by slaves and the jazz music they created. Youssou N’Dour’s challenge is to bring back to Africa a jazz repertoire of his own songs to perform a concert in Gorée.