Where to see the films of the 2023 FIFDH?

Many films from the FIFDH 21st edition are available in the movie theaters and online. Overview.

Fictions - Competition

Foudre Carmen Jaquier

Switzerland, at the beginning of the last century: the young Elisabeth must suddenly leave the convent and return to her family. The mysterious death of her older sister pushes her to defy social norms and explore the paths to emancipation.

Festivals: Toronto International Film Festival TIFF; San Sebastian Film Festival; Marrakech International Film Festival - Director's Award

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Focus - Competition

Lettres ouvertes Katharine Dominicé

Through letters written by the various protagonists and the use of archival footage, a dark page in the history of migration in Switzerland is revealed.

To be seen on Tuesday May 30th, 2023 at 19:00 at the Centre de quartier de l'Étang, Allée des Nénuphars 6, 1219 Châtelaine (free screening, followed by a discussion and an aperitif). 

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Pegasus, un espion dans votre poche Anne Poiret

July 2021, the scandal of the Israeli surveillance software Pegasus breaks. Interviewing the different actors, the film retraces the months leading up to the revelation and points out the authoritarian excesses of the States as well as the violations and repercussions on the privacy of individuals.

A film to be discovered for free on arte.tv until 18 November!

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Documentaries - Out of competition

Sur l’Adamant Nicolas Philibert

The Adamant is a unique day centre: it is a floating building. Built on the Seine, it welcomes adults suffering from psychological disorders and offers them a care setting that structures them in time and space, helping them to reconnect with the world.

Now in theaters!

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Young public

Dounia et la princesse d’Alep Marya Zarif and André Kadi

When war breaks out, six-year-old Dounia sets off into exile with her grandparents. With a few black cumin seeds in her hand and the help of the princess of Aleppo, Dounia makes the journey to a new world... But "you never leave your home," her grandfather tells Dounia, "because your home is the whole world!”.

To be seen on Thursday May 25th, 2023 at 19:00 at the Maison de quartier des Eaux-Vives (Free screening followed by an aperitif)!

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