Thursday, 5 September 2019

Our Thursday programme

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Why not start the day with a brunch and good conversations about animation? We make it possible at the «Artists Brunch» from 11.00 - 12.00 o’clock in the ramp.

The BAFTA nominated director Ari Folman («Waltz with Bashir») leads the only Fantoche masterclass this year. Anyone who has ever wanted to learn about animation from a world-renowned director will have the unique opportunity to do so from 10.00 to 14.00 o’clock today. The masterclass is aimed at all curious visitors.

Have you always wanted to see how an animated film is created? At 16.15 the making-of of «How to Train your Dragon: The Hidden World» starts at Trafo 2 in the presence of Simon Otto, head of the animation team. 

«La Svizzera Italiana Animata» starts at 14.00 with the programme «Fattore RSI» at the cinema Orient. Discover animated films from home and abroad that have been created entirely or with substantial contributions from the Italian-speaking Switzerland.

«Les Hirondelles de Kaboul» celebrates its Swiss premiere today at 16.15 at Trafo 2 in the presence of one of the directors, Eléa Gobbé-Mévellec and the producer Stéphan Roelants. The free mobile app «Greta» (available for iOs and Android) makes it possible to enjoy the film with audio description and subtitles for persons with impaired hearing.

«The International Competition» programme can be seen at Trafo 1. Here you can find the exact times.

The «Swiss Competition 2» starts at 16.15 at Trafo 3. Here you can find the exact times for the Swiss competitions.

«Video Killed the Radio Star» - At 22.45 the programme «Animated Video Darlings» starts in Trafo 3. These music videos have it all! An auditory and visual programme for inquisitive minds.