Film Program „SWITZERLAND IS NOT AN ISLAND“ - Program June/July

Program June:

Program 7 / Thursday June 6, 2013, 7 p.m., Shedhalle 

The Bad Word: Persecution and Annihilation of the Roma and Sinti  

Das falsche Wort: Wiedergutmachung an Zigeunern (Sinti) in Deutschland?

D: Katrin Seybold, BRD 1987, Screenplay: Melanie Spitta, Actors: Thomas Münz, Melanie Spitta; Production: ZDF, 83 min, in German


Program 8 – Making an image for oneself

Part 1 / Wednesday June 19, 2013, 7 p.m., Shedhalle  

Diverging from the Norm

Die Beichte – Eine filmische Auseinandersetzung mit dem Anderssein

D: Eva Merckling-Mihok, CH 2008, 27 min, German and Czech with German subtitles

The director, Eva Merckling-Mihok, will be present at the screening


Part 2 / Friday, June 21, 2013, 7 p.m., Shedhalle

Insights into Outer Appearances: Cinematic Statements on the Visuality of Racism

Frantz Fanon, Black Skin White Mask

D: Isaac Julien, Production: Mark Nash / Arts Council of England, UK 1996, 73 min, English 

Miss Roma

D: Tamara Moyzes, 2007, 1:40 min

The director, Tamara Moyzes, will be present at the screening.


The film program will be resumed in October 2013, i.a. with "Swiss sans papiers" by Andreas Hoessli and "Die letzten freien Menschen/The Last Free People" by Oliver M. Meyer.