GENEVA, Switzerland – It is that time of the year when canton Geneva takes movies outside for the benefit of kids and grownups alike. Most films are fan favorites, not new releases. The point here thought, is the experience of the picnic and a movie under the stars.
Tag: Film Festival
What’s On in November and December 2016 in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland – November, end of fall, winter at our door. Fear not, a few (free) events are in store. Dear readers, here’s this month’s selection of events for Geneva. I will not be posting a separate list of events for December. Instead, I have posted a few here, the Christmas markets list will be published separately, as…
What’s on in April 2016 in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland – Here’s my selection of events taking place in Geneva (and a few beyond) in April 2016. I will update the list throughout the month.
What’s On in March in Geneva (Visual and Performing Arts, Sports, Flea Markets and More)
GENEVA, Switzerland – Here’s my listing to some events and entertainment in Geneva in March.
Roman Polanski Film Retrospective in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland – Roman Polanski considered by many as a modern master of cinema —and also known for serving time in prison for unlawful sex with a minor and fleeing Hollywood for Europe just to end up under house arrest in Switzerland— is the subject of a film retrospective at Les Cinémas du Grütli in Geneva.
Latin American Film Festival in Geneva
GENEVA, Switzerland – ¡Bienvenidos a Ginebra! If you are new to Geneva, love films and enjoy Latin American culture, then this is an annual event you need to remember: Festival Filmar en América Latina.
Swiss Entry to the Oscars: Gay Love, Disability, Prostitution or Lausanne’s Blues?
(Update: the Circle was selected on 20 September as the official Swiss entry to the Oscars). GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – A film that was partially shot in Lausanne or one about gay love could give Switzerland a shot as Best Foreign Language Film at the Oscars.
Free Outdoor Film Festival Begins in Geneva
GENEVA, SWITZERLAND – The popular Bains de Paquis is hosting a free, outdoor film festival featuring “southern hemisphere” movies.
Science in Film Festival at Cern
MEYRIN, GENEVA – Who ever said science had to be boring? The upcoming CineGlobe International Film Festival in Cern promises to keep you interested in and entertained by science.
Coen Brothers film retrospective in Geneva
GENEVA – The Grütli Cinéma is once again featuring American movie classics.
Throwback Monday: Deadline USA with Humphrey Bogart
GENEVA – The story of a crusading newspaper editor who exposes a gangster’s crimes while also trying to keep the paper from going out of business, will be featured tonight at the Grutli Theatre in Geneva. Humphrey Bogart’s 1952 classic Deadline-U.S.A., could well be the story of any of today’s newspapers, TV networks and news websites that…
Caught on film: the Spanish Civil War
GENEVA, Switzerland – The Spanish Civil War was seemingly well documented in film by several factions: Franquists, communists, nationalists and foreigners who were irresistibly pulled to a national conflict with major international consequences. The Cinemateca de Madrid, which owns these valuable films is loaning seven of them to the Geneva-based Theatre du Grutli for a…