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Francis Reusser

Francis Reusser

Switzerland / Website

Biography

Francis Reusser was born in Vevey in 1942. He studied at the School of Photography in Vevey and trained at the French Swiss Broadcasting Service (TSR). Together with François Albera he founded the audio-visual department at ESAV (Ecole Supérieure de l'Art Visuel, Geneva). Reusser works regularly for television, he has directed many TV-magazine programs. Together with Emmanuelle de Riedmatten he founded the independent film production company Le CinéAtelier SARL.


Filmography:

Quatre d'entre elles (105´, Switzerland, 1968) - segment director
Vive la mort/ Long Live Death (Switzerland, 1969)
Le grand soir/The Big Night (95´, Switzerland, 1976)
Seuls (Switzerland, 1981)
Derborence (Switzerland/France, 1985)
La loi sauvage (90´, Switzerland, 1988)
Visages suisses/ Swiss Faces (Switzerland, 1991)
Jacques & Françoise (80´, Switzerland, 1991)
La guerre dans le Haut Pays/ War in the Highlands (105´, France/Belgium/Switzerland, 1999)
Les vacances de Romaine (Switzerland, 1999)
Histoires de fête/ Festival Stories (101´, Switzerland, 2000) - segment director
Voltaire et l'affaire Calas (France/Switzerland, 2007)
Zermatt, les Alpes en mouvement (France, 2007)
Ma nouvelle Héloïse (87', Switzerland, 2012)

Reusser

Haiku - Francis Reusser

Haiku - Francis Reusser (Orig.) / Switzerland / 1 min

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Trace of the future according to Francis Reusser

Une trace du futur selon Francis Reusser (Orig.) / 2014 / Switzerland / 4 min

Filmmakers that were selected at Visions du Réel in the past twenty editions celebrate the Festival's anniversary by each making a short movie in which they expose their view of the future.

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News

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Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

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A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

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- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

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