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Lionel Baier



Lionel Baier was born on December 13, 1976 in Lausanne, Switzerland. He is a director and producer, known for Garçon stupide (2004), Les grandes ondes (à l'ouest) (2013) and Un autre homme (2008).

2015 La vanité
2013 Les grandes ondes (à l'ouest)
2012 Cartographie 11 - En Onze (Short)
2012 Émile de 1 à 5 (Short)
2011 Bon vent Claude Goretta (Documentary)
2011 Toulouse
2010 Low Cost (Claude Jutra)
2008 Un autre homme
2006 Comme des voleurs (à l'est)
2004 Garçon stupide
2002 La Parade (notre histoire) (Documentary)
2002 Mon père, c'est un lion (Documentary short)
2000 Celui au pasteur (ma vision personnelle des choses) (Documentary)
1999 Mignon à croquer (Short)


Trace of the future according to Lionel Baier

Une trace du futur selon Lionel Baier (Orig.) / 2014 / Russia, 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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