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Does every generation need its own Jesus? The film legacy about the historical figure suggests just that. Matera in southern Italy served as a backdrop for Pasolini, Mel Gibson and many others.
Cinema Documentary
in progress
Living at the foot of Mount Everest, whose eternal snow is melting, two brothers have very different ties to the mountains: one, a porter to the tourist’s base camp, dreams of becoming assistant-cook; the other, a Buddhist monk, sets off on a pilgrimage to a sacred lake and prays for his brothers journey.
Documentary short
in progress
Six young people, half children, half teenagers, spend their summer light-heartedly between the diving tower and the water slide in the swimming pool. The pool is being rebuilt. Two summers later, everything is different: new, exciting, bigger, more grown-up.
"Home" in Russian
Feature Documentary
in progress
A lost generation of young Russians arrives in a shelter in Tbilisi: a women’s rights activist, a young journalist couple, a Navalny supporter, a political blogger. Forced to leave their homeland by Putin’s war and repression, they live as digital dissidents in search of a new home.
TV documentary
in progress
The activists of the colletive ELM in Geneva fight against harassment and sexual violence. They do not want to be perceived as victims and want to change the world, which they still perceive as patriarchal.
Feature Documentary
in progress
Growing up in a globalized world among the nomads of Tuva Aldyn (14) dreams of winning the main horse race, while Octargay (18) is learning to master her shamanic gift.
Documentary feature
2022
Ethiopian farmers and a team of international architects have joined forces to tackle the problem of rural exodus. Deep in the African hinterlands, the unequal participants are building a small model town that could point the way out of the globally worsening migration crisis.
Harald Reichenbach's social sculpture
documentary film
2022
Swiss artist Harald Reichenbach sails around the world and transforms garbage from the ocean into a social sculpture.
Lost Island
Documentary feature
2021
On the island of Ostrov in the Caspian Sea the inhabitants, left alone by the Russian state after the collapse of the Soviet Union, survive through poaching. Ivan regularly goes out to sea risking his life and freedom. He struggles, he laughs, he dances, he fights and he believes that one day Putin will see their misery and help.
Documentary feature
2019
The artists Marina Abramović, Sigalit Landau, Katharina Sieverding, and Shirin Neshat have been influenced and politicized by their personal experiences of war, violence, and oppression in their respective countries of origin.
Documentary Feature
2018
How do we live our dreams and ideals? Swiss travel journalist Katharina von Arx and French photographer Freddy Drilhon, who came closer during a journey through the South Seas, put their dreams above reality. Their life is a grand adventure that consumes all their energies.
documentary
2017
A story of defiance against today's throwaway society – and a declaration of love to second-hand shops.
Webdocu
2017
ARTE Info in co-production with DokLab reports in a web-documentary on Eritrean youngsters, living in a dedicated Swiss arrivalcenter, seeking Asylum.
The true Story of one Man's Fight for Freedom
cinema-documentary
2015
A true story on the non-violent fight for freedom and the danger of radicalization.
SRF Summer Challenge
TV-docu
2013
Fly to base. Beni Kälin and Domi Wicki want to fulfill the ancient human dream to spread the wings and fly. They plan to fly up to the Mushroom at the Eiger by Paraglider, pack it into their wing-suit, jump off the rock and glide down to Grindelwald.
SRF summer-challenge
TV-docu
2013
Samuel Hurni, a young heart surgeon is going for the record in bungee-surfing on the river Aare in Bern, Switzerland.
The truth about Nestlé's business with water
cinema-documentary
2012
Can you imagine someone turning ordinary water into a billion dollar business? The secret key to the blue gold lies in the hand of Swiss transnational nutrition company Nestlé.
short documentary
2011
3 minutes version of short documentary on corruption. Winner of short-film contest of Transparency International Switzerland 2011 (transparency.ch)
Auditing the Jane Goodall Institute
TV-docu
2009
Jane Goodall revolutionized primate research in her early years. Today she leads an institute carrying her name. Swiss photographer and animal rights activist Karl Ammann is taking a look behind the scenes of the renowned institute.
Indiedoc
2008
Summer is just ahead. The Swiss musician Ray Wilko is hot to rock the land. But the blues of some hillbilly festivals threatens to catch up on him.
The dark Side of Football
TV-docu
2008
Documentary on soccer fans – then and now, before EURO '08.
TV-docu
2006
A documentary about two extraordinary Swiss men at an extraordinary cycle race in East Africa.
Fit for live through experiential pedagogy
TV-docu
2004
High up in the Swiss Alps live some kids that nobody wants. They failed in school and other asylums, despaired of their refusal.
TV-docu
2001
How the Swiss photographer Bruno Penguin Zehnder went missing in the penguin empire of the Antarctica.