Visions du Réel, Nyon’s documentary film festival takes a look at the Americas and Australia.
Here are four films being shown on Saturday 6th, Sunday 7th, Monday 8th, and Wednesday 10th April in Nyon and Gland.
Dreams of the Outback
Saturday 6 April, 18:30, Grande Salle and Sunday 7 April, 10:15, Grande Salle. Click here
In the region of Kimberley, Jannik Splidsboel sets off to encounter members of the aboriginal community. Some have painfully erased their culture while others are trying to find it again and keep it alive.
Sunday 7 April, 18:15, Théâtre de Marens, Monday 8 April, 10:00, Colombière and Tuesday 9 April, 18:00, Théâtre de Grand-Champ, Gland. Click here.
Who said that old age has to be boring? Welcome to the Palace, in Miami, a retirement home where the wealthy residents are pampered in an abundance of parties, luxury, and entertainment.
Photo above from Golden Age – courtesy Visions du Réel.
What you Gonna do when the World’s on fire?
Monday 8 April, 20:45, Grande Salle and Thursday 11 April, 21:15, Capitole Leone, Nyon. Click here
Summer of 2017. A tidal wave of police killings has hit the African-American community. A group of Black Panthers seeks justice. But racism and violence are engrained in the cogs of white justice.
Wednesday 10 April, 18:00, Grande Salle et Thursday 11 April, 10:00, Grande Salle Nyon. Click here
A detailed and nuanced portrait of Pahokee, a small rural town located in the Florida Everglades. A community tightly knit together that struggles with financial insecurities and a bleak future. A powerful portrait of a forgotten part of the United States.