Theo Stich (Switzerland)

Theo Stich was born in 1960 in Stans, Switzerland. He studied history, philosophy and German literature at the University of Basel. He worked as an assistent at the the archive for contemporary history, technical university of Zurich ETH and journalist for Swiss television SF DRS in Zurich.He has become independent filmmaker and producer of documentary films since 1996. In 2004 he founded LUMENFILM, production company specialized on documentary films about historical, social and political issues.


Stages of a flight or the asylum in Basel (30´, Switzerland, 1990)
A short film about waiting (6´, Switzerland, 1994)
Life sentence (67´, Switzerland, 1996)
The House of the Germans (48´, Switzerland, 1997)
Four in Time (53´, Switzerland, 1997)
Sky of Orpheus on Earth (14´, Switzerland, 1999)
Fair of the Sculptures (18´, Switzerland, 2000)
Love in Times of War (15´, Switzerland, 2004)
Women on Service (15´, Switzerland, 2004)
Vollenweider - The execution of a Killer (74´, Switzerland, 2004)
Kims Reich - Unterwegs in Nordkorea (27´, Switzerland, 2006)
Citizen Fred - The American Dream (61´, Switzerland, 2007)
Der Traum vom Fussballstar (49´, Switzerland, 2008)
Ohne Titel (2´, Switzerland, 2009)

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