The Swiss film prize is cancelled

The red carpet was already ready. With nominations for movies , such as "Le milieu de l'horizon", "Bruno Manser" or "Moscow is easy!" would have made th

The Swiss film prize is cancelled

The red carpet was already ready. With nominations for movies , such as "Le milieu de l'horizon", "Bruno Manser" or "Moscow is easy!" would have made the Swiss film award ceremony an exciting Event. And maybe you would have been in the hall 622, in Zurich-Oerlikon also discussed again about the non-submitted Blockbuster "platzspitz baby" or the unusual short film section (to the stringent criteria of the Federal government).

Now decided, the Federal office for culture (BAK), however, the Swiss film prize from the 27. March because of the spread of the Coronavirus to cancel. In the week of March 23. up to 29. March planned "week of nominees for the" in Geneva and Zurich, was conceived as a framework programme for the Gala will not take place also.

The winners of the Swiss film prize 2020 well ahead of schedule – on 23. March – by the BAK announced. Be presented with their awards at an event in the framework of the Locarno film festival in August. The Swiss television is on 27. March on its channels a special program for the Swiss film broadcast price.

Selective presence of Fribourg

From the ashes the film festival Fribourg (FIFF) has risen against it – a bit, anyway. After the cancellation of his regular edition of 20. to 28. March, now shows a part of the program, distributed over the whole year. Under the title of "34 and a half" (in reference to the cancelled 34. Edition) will be able to see the public Program fragments in the context of other Festivals, online, on television and on the occasion of specific events. For a selection of a selection of films from the International competition, you can solve, for example, on the platform Festival Scope 200 free virtual Tickets. On the platforms cinefile.ch and film, Ingo.ch game films are available for individual rental. The special program will be moved to create a Mexican movie on next year.

Created: 11.03.2020, 14:55 PM

Updated Date: 11 March 2020, 19:02

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