The 80-year-old psychiatrist and bestselling author Irvin D. Yalom is regarded as being the most influential psychotherapist in the United States. He has sold millions of books worldwide. Critics describe him as inspiring, engaging and life-changing. His work considers the value of relationships and is based on the question of how therapy works. The film “Yalom’s Cure” is more than just a straightforward biography. Yalom takes the viewers on an existential journey through the many layers of the human psyche. In the role of a tour guide, he shares his discoveries and gives a deep insight into his own spiritual life.
Friedrich Dürrenmatt – In the Labyrinth is a tribute to the man, writer, and painter, Friedrich Dürrenmatt. It is a fictional autobiography compiled from the countless national and international film, radio and television broadcasts in which he recalls his life, talks about his work and relentlessly analyzes the world on a philosophical plateau.
Their voices are suppressed, banned and censored. However, Yoani Sánchez, Zeng Jinyan and Darian Seifi are not intimidated by their dictatorial regimes. These fearless women represent a new, networked generation of modern resistance fighters. In Cuba, Iran and China, these pioneers shake up the State’s monopoly on information with their blogs – and they are risking their lives to do it.
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Feature length documentary
English, Spanish, Chinese, French, Persian (Subtitles english, german, french)
Filmcoopi Zürich AG
Accent Films Montreux GmbH
Vision du Réel, Nyon (World Premiere)
Nomination Schweizer Filmpreis 2013, WACC-SIGNIS Human Rights Award 2013, AMNESTY INTERNATIONAL AWARD 2013 – Human Rights Film Festival San Sebastian
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Swiss through and through and yet universally appealing – nostalgic and always up to date. The old stories by Jeremias Gotthelf were filled with larger than life emotions and scenes that need the backdrop of a musical. With GOTTHELF – the musical, the successful writers, Charles Lewinsky and Markus Schönholzer, reawaken our national poet in a new light and take him from the idyllic Emmental Valley directly to Broadway in New York City.
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In Coproduction with Thunerseespiele AG and Heimatland Verlag AG