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Denise Gilliand



Born in 1964 in Lausanne. 1985 Receives degree from Instituto Cinematografiche in Florence. Works as screenwriter and director.

2011 Mediums d'un monde à l'autre
2008 Article 43
2006 L'école qui fait aimer l'école
2002 Aux frontières de la mort
2001 Tempo
2000 Les bas-fonds
1998 Alain comme les autres – Les chiffonniers d'Emmaüs
1998 Heidi Forever
1996 Femmes du «No Future»
1994 Mon père, cet ange maudit
1991 La main tendue
1990 Le 4ème pouvoir: la création audio-visuelle


Trace of the future according to Denise Gilliand

Une trace du futur selon Denise Gilliand (Orig.) / 2014 / Switzerland / 3 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.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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