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RELEASES Switzerland

Nine Swiss films hit European screens

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May, June and July are prosperous months for Swiss cinema as nine films bearing Switzerland’s stamp are being released in France and Germany.

Jean-Luc Godard’s Film Socialism [+see also:
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(Vega Film) was launched on French screens by its distributor Wild Bunch Distribution on May 19.

Two titles from Akka Films’s line-up are also setting out to conquer French audiences this May: Raja Amari’s co-production Buried Secrets [+see also:
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(released by Sophie Dulac Distribution on May 19) and Nicolas Wadimoff’s documentary Aisheen [Still Alive In Gaza] [+see also:
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(Solaris Distribution – May 26).

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Meanwhile, Richard Dindo’s documentary The Marsdreamers (Lea Produktion) is set to be released in France by its co-producer Les Films d'ici on June 16.

In Germany, Oliver Paulus’s Tandoori Love [+see also:
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(co-produced by Cobra Films and Pandora Film, distributed by Arsenal Filmverleih) will hit screens on May 27.

German audiences will get the chance to discover Denis Rabaglia’s Marcello Marcello [+see also:
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(produced by C-Films and distributed by Senator Filmverleih) from June 10; and Stascha Bader’s Rocksteady: The Roots of Reggae (co-produced by HesseGreutert Film and distributed by Rapid Eye Movies) from June 24.

Two releases are scheduled for July 15: Ruedi Gerber’s Breath Made Visible [+see also:
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(produced by Zas Film and distributed by Barnsteiner Film); and Christian Frei’s Space Tourists [+see also:
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(produced by Christian Frei Filmproduktionen and distributed by Kool Filmdistribution).

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