New Zurich Convention Center to be 17th Zurich Film Festival Screening Venue

The 17th Zurich Film Festival will screen films for the first time in the recently renovated Zurich Convention Center. Equipped with the latest cutting-edge technology, the centre’s main hall can accommodate up to 1665 visitors. Located at the very heart…

Olivia Colman receives Golden Eye Award THE FATHER as Gala Premiere at ZFF

The 16th Zurich Film Festival honours the actress Olivia Colman with its Golden Eye. She excels alongside Anthony Hopkins in the drama THE FATHER. The British Academy Award-winning actress plays the daughter of a dementia-suffering father who refuses to be…

Lots of world premieres, record number of women and a Golden Eye for Iris Berben

In the year of COVID-19, the Zurich Film Festival once again offers an extensive programme: 23 of the fest’s 165 films screen as world premieres, that’s more than ever before. More than half of the films in the competitions are…

Zurich Film Day highlights importance of local film scene

The Zurich Film Festival and the Zürcher Filmstiftung have joined forces to organise the very first Zurich Film Day on September 29. The event aims to make known how socially and economically important filmmaking is to the city and canton of…