28 November 2023


1 December 2023

Cinema Svizzero a Venezia returns to the traditional setting of Palazzo Trevisan degli Ulivi with a special “Winter Edition”. The event features a unique hybridisation of cinema and music with a ‘cineconcert’ by award-winning Swiss composer Marcel Vaid and legendary Norwegian trumpeter Nils Petter Molvær. Also present will be the young musician Cédric Blaser, a rising star in the composition of film music, who will present the film L’amour du monde, by Jenna Hasse, a coming-of-age story of great emotional impact, a true revelation at the Berlinale 2023. It continues on Wednesday 29: at 6 p.m., the Ticino documentary Augusto Guidini – Il castello della memoria, which will be presented by director Olmo Cerri. At 9 p.m., Laissez-moi by Maxime Rappaz, a first work of great maturity and perfectly balanced between eroticism, comedy and drama, awarded a Special Mention at the Zurich Festival. The closing evening, Friday 1 December, will instead be dedicated to “female gazes” with two documentaries that are making a name for themselves on the international festival scene. At 6 pm, The Mies Van Der Rohes, a refined cinematographic construction by director Sabine Gisiger, between fiction and cinema of the real. Gisiger will be present in Venice, accompanied by editor Barbara Weber, and producer Karin Koch. At 9 p.m., Garçonnières by director and anthropologist Céline Pernet, also present in Venice.