Festival Focus: Visions du Réel Celebrates Its 50th Anniversary

Please accept our invitation to Nyon, Switzerland which has hosted the 50th anniversary edition of Visions du Réel. In our traditional Festival Focus, we present an anniversary selection of the best films in the program. The festival asked its former directors, Luciano Barisone, Jean Perret, Erika de Hadeln and Moritz de Hadeln, to give us their personal film tips from the past editions. Watch our online selection made by the most qualified of the qualified – directors of the Nyon festival!

About the festival: Visions du Réel is an international festival with a focus primarily on documentary film. It celebrated its 50th anniversary edition in 2019. It is one of the few Swiss film festivals to present a majority of its films as world or international premieres. It also offers the unique opportunity to meet the film directors that are present at each first screening of the film. Moreover, the festival is a stepping stone for new talent. Alongside a varied program, it also offers master classes, debates with film directors, meetings with professionals and many cultural mediation activities. In addition to the festival, Visions du Réel on Tour promotes the cinéma du réel all year long by organizing screenings all over Switzerland.

Selected films

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