Where to see the films of the 2020 FIFDH?
On RTS channels
The RTS offers you several films from the FIFDH selection in streaming (films in French).
Délit de solidarité
by Pietro Boschetti & Frank Preiswerk
An investigation that is both implacable and shocking on the very contemporary notion of the "crime of solidarity", in particular by giving the floor to Swiss people who gave assistance. To be seen as part of Temps Présent and with the title Assistance à personne en danger : un crime.
Maisonneuve, à l’école du vivre ensemble
by Nicolas Wadimoff
In 2016, 10 students from the Collège de Maisonneuve in Quebec left or attempted to leave to join the jihad. In the aftermath of the tragedy, the institution set up a dynamic project called "Vivre ensemble", combining workshops, talks and creative projects.
by Madeleine Leroyer
5083 people died in 2016 while trying to reach Europe by sea. 5083 names, the vast majority of them lost in the blue waters of the Mediterranean. What becomes of these bodies?
On ARTE channels
Sudan: Women on the Front Line
by Sara Creta & Mehdi Meddeb
A few weeks after the fall of Omar al-Bachir, thousands of Sudanese gathered daily in front of the army headquarters to demand the establishment of a civil government, before being brutally dislodged by the military.
Several FIFDH films are to be discovered in streaming.
by Luke Lorentzen
When the State no longer fulfils its duty, someone has to cover its shift. In Mexico City, where there are only nine official ambulances, the Ochoa family roams the city's streets every night, listening to police radio signals to pick up the injured in their makeshift ambulance.
Available in VOD (CHF 10)
Without A Net: The Digital Divide in America
by Rory Kennedy
At a time when American students from economically deprived schools are often ill-prepared for the global, digital economy, Without a Net: The Digital Divide in America, explores how technology can provide opportunities for learning and can help level the playing field.
Courage - Journalism is Not a Crime
by Tom Heinemann
They are devoted to journalism but are under immense pressure by governments, companies and criminals. They have one thing in common: Courage – because Journalism is not a crime.
Coming soon in cinemas
Several films from the FIFDH's 2020 selection will be released in cinemas in French-speaking Switzerland. Given the current situation, the following information is indicative. The FIFDH will inform you of the exact dates as soon as new information becomes available.
Under the Skin
by Robin Harsch
If one day your child were to tell you that he or she wants to change sex, would you still love him or her as much as you did before? This intimate film tells the story of the quest for identity and the family upheaval experienced by three teenagers in transition.
Originally scheduled for release in March
by Géraldine André & Stéphane Santini
Very few humanitarian workers venture into the more intimate terrain. Forty men and women working in the field and their loved ones have accepted to speak.
Initially scheduled for release on May 13
by Juliana Fanjul
Carmen Aristegui is one of the few voices in Mexico to speak freely on the airwaves to millions of listeners. In 2015, she was sharply dismissed after revealing a corruption scandal.
Initially scheduled for release on May 27
by César Díaz
As Guatemala lives through the transitional justice trials, Ernesto, a young forensic anthropologist, believes he has found the trail of his father who disappeared during the war and whom he has never known. He plunges headlong in search of the truth.
Originally scheduled for release on 15 April
Yalda, a Night for forgiveness
by Massoud Bakhshi
Forgiveness proves hard to come by once the truth about the past resurfaces... A rare and unusual Iranian film, which skillfully portrays showbiz society.
Initially scheduled for release on May 13
by Pema Tseden
In the Tibetan pastures, Darje and Drolkar lead a serene and ordinary life with their three sons. An oblong balloon triggers a series of embarrassments and dilemmas that break the harmony within their community.
Expected to be released in the summer of 2020
Find many films from previous editions of the FIFDH in video on demand.