Spain is Zurich Film Festival guest country

The 18th Zurich Film Festival (Sept. 22 – Oct. 2, 2022) celebrates cinema from the Iberian Peninsula and dedicates its “New World View” section to young Spanish filmmaking. Befittingly, Spanish shooting star María Cerezuela is the campaign face on this…

ZFF expands work to promote young talent

In view of the rapidly increasing screen time among children and young people, the ZFF plans to promote media literacy. Zurich Film Festival and Generali Switzerland already teamed up last year to make its “ZFF for Kids” a year-round event…

Zurich Film Day a Great Success

The Zurich Film Festival shines a spotlight on Switzerland’s film capital: today’s second Zurich Film Day highlighted the economic and social importance of filmmaking for both the city and canton. Numerous inquisitive people took part in the Zurich “Film Stroll”…

The ZFF announces first Gala Premieres

The Zurich Film Festival’s “Gala Premieres” section presents the year’s most anticipated international auteur films. Eight titles have already been confirmed, including the world premieres of the German-language prestige productions IT’S JUST A PHASE, HONEY/ES IST NUR EINE PHASE, HASE…

Jelmoli is Official Co-Partner of the Zurich Film Festival

The Green Carpet will be rolled out at Jelmoli this coming September. As a new Co-Partner of the Zurich Film Festival, the spotlight of the Zurich-based premium department store this autumn will be on film, fashion and the perfect Green…

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…

Til Schweiger receives Golden Eye Award

The Zurich Film Festival honoured the actor and director Til Schweiger for his filmmaking tonight. The German star was moved and visibly delighted about this accolade. Til Schweiger received the Golden Eye Award this evening in the Corso cinema. The…

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…

Maïwenn to receive A Tribute to… Award

The Zurich Film Festival honours the French director, producer and actress for her contribution to the resurgence of auteur cinema, and screens her directorial works in a retrospective. Maïwenn receives the award on 01 October and presents her most recent…

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…

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