Upcoming events

Mark your calendars! The FIFDH gets together with several great events this end of summer, and new films are to be discovered in theatres!

Many films from the FIFDH 19th edition are also available in the movie theaters and online. Get an overview!

CineGlobe from Augst 25th to August 29th, 2021

The CERN Film Festival, CineGlobe invites you to the Artificial Intelligence Night on Friday 27th of August at 8pm. The movie CODED BIAS by Shalini Kantayya (2020), winner of the World Organisation Against Torture (OMCT) Prize during the last FIFDH will be shown! Le court-métrage Le Débat (26') précéda le documentaire, et une discussion avec des chercheurs en intelligence artificielle et des cinéastes suivra. ​

The short film The Debater(26') will precede the documentary, and a discussion with researchers and filmmakers will follow.

Friday August 27th, 8pm at CERN

Information and tickets on the Festival website

To the complete programme of the Festival.

Numerik Games from August 27th to August 29th, 2021

The Numerik Games Festival is back! For three days, the city centre of Yverdon-les-Bains will come alive with digital art for a very special edition getting back to its public! To conclude this one, Numerik Games is hosting three films on Sunday August 29 in the courtyard of the magnificent castle: (re)discover the very powerful film DEAR FUTURE CHILDREN by Franz Böhm (2021), Audience Award at the FIFDH this year. We are very happy for this screening to take place!

Sunday August 29th, 7pm, Yverdon-les-Bains Castle

Information on the movie night and full programme of the Festival. 

Alternatiba Léman from August 30th to September 4th, 2021

The Alternatiba Léman Festival - a citizen movement sounding the alarm on the climate emergency - invites you to (re)discover the Audience Prize of the last FIFDH, DEAR FUTURE CHILDREN by Franz Böhm (2021). The film portrays three young activists who have committed themselves entirely to fighting for the environment, for democracy and against corruption in Hong Kong, Uganda and Chile. 

The Festival offers different opportunities to learn, exchange and discover concrete alternatives to face climate change in order to build a more just, sustainable and desirable world.

Tuesday August 31st, 8pm, Cinémas du Grütli.

Information, tickets and full programme of the Festival

Exhibition ENDURANCE from August 31st to September 17th, 2021

Le Centre des arts of the International School of Geneva hosts the exhibition ENDURANCE: 30 works by the artist Kenneth Reams, sentenced to death in the United States in 1993 for a crime he did not commit. The artwork reflects and explores his creative mind, interests, incarceration, dreams, and determination to overcome the hardships of having spent most of his life in solitary confinement on death row.

The documentary FREE MEN,  Jury of Champ-Dollon Prize at the FIFDH 2018, will be presented on the 16th of September and followed by a discussion with Kenneth Reams, and Anne-Frédérique Widman, director of the film.

From August 31st to September 17th, Le Cube, Centre des arts, International School of Geneva. Information and programme.

AMR Jazz Festival from September 16th to September 26th, 2021

The 40th edition of the AMR Jazz Festival forcasts ten days of festivities, with concerts and jams, a round table, an exhibition, some films and even some dance!

Keep in mind the Sunday 19th of September: the documentaryTHE GIRLS IN THE BAND by Judy Chaikin (2011) will be screened ahead of around table on the place of women in the music industry, with guest Marie Buscatto, professor of Sociology at the University of Paris 1 Panthéon-Sorbonne.

Full programme of the Festival.

Concerné·es : 30 artistes face aux questions humanitaires until September 26th, 2021

There are still a few days left to discover this exhibition at the International Museum of the Red Cross and Red Crescent (MICR), Geneva! Geneva is the world capital of humanitarian work. How do the artists educated here approach this important dimension of their city? More broadly, can art help us better understand humanitarian issues?

Until September 26, 2021, International Red Cross and Red Crescent Museum, Geneva

Informations and tickets.

Chaplin and “The Great Dictator”: story of a little fish in a shark-infested ocean until September 30th, 2021 (extra time!)

As part of the 80th anniversary of Charlie Chaplin’s The Dictator, Chaplin's World is presenting an unprecedented temporary exhibition that explores the historical context in which Chaplin made one of the most courageous films in the history of cinema. Archive documents, unpublished excerpts and production secrets also provide insight into why this film remains incredibly relevant today.

Until September 30th, 2021, Chaplin's World, Corsier-sur-Vevey
Informations and tickets.