Nicolas Wadimoff: All Forms of Resistance

Thanks to a collaboration with Swiss Films, you can now discover the work of acclaimed international filmmaker Nicolas Wadimoff, an artist who has dedicated his life to forcefully giving voice to stories from the least-represented regions of the world.

Over the course of the past several decades, Nicolas Wadimoff — who stumbled into filmmaking while touring as a guitarist with his rock band — has switched between fiction and documentary depending quite literally on the need of the subject at hand. The lives of people in Gaza in the wake of an Israeli bombardment. Stowaways on a ship heading for Canada. MMA fighters in the poorest neighbourhoods of Marseille. A radical left-wing cell robbing banks in Switzerland. Just as these people seek out their own forms of resistance, so too does Wadimoff search for the most powerful way to render it on screen. Cinema is just that, a tool - and the value of fiction or of documentary depends on the subject at hand.

Meet Nicolas Wadimoff, a free explorer of the furthest-flung corners of cinematic style.

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