Visions du Réel has now come to a close and the prize winning films have now been chosen. These films from the main section can be seen again on Saturday 27th April, at the Théâtre de Marens. From 14:00 until the evening, five films will be screened at the Théâtre de Marens. CHF 30 for a day card or CHF 10 per film.
14:00 The winner of the Prix La Mobilière for the best short film in the International Competition:
American Dreamer by Thomas Haley – Julian lives in a small town in northern Florida. After writing a poem, he goes by bus to Ground Zero to commemorate the September 11 attacks together with his fellow citizens. Thomas Haley films this ordinary patriot who seeks to anchor his identity onto a national project in crisis and provides a subtle portrayal of a “poor white boy”.
The winner of the Prix George Foundation for the best short film of the International competition:
What a fuck am I doing on this battlefield? by Julien Fezans and Nico Peltier
16:00 The winner of the Grand Prix SRG SSR for the best Swiss film in all the sections:
La Clé de la chambre a lessive by Floriane Devigne and Fred Florey . This film was reviewed here by Living in Nyon
18:00 The winner of the Prix Regard Neuf du Canton de Vaud for the best first feature-length film among the sections of the International Competition, Helvétiques and Etat d’Esprit
Les Chababs des Yarmouk by Axel Salvatore-Sinz
20:00 Winner of the Prix La Poste Suisse for the best feature-length film of the International Competition:
Karma Shadub by Ramon Giger and Jan Gassmann