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EVENTS Switzerland

Imbach honoured in Vienna and Berlin


A comprehensive retrospective, entitled Happiness is a Warm Gun, has been dedicated for the first time to Thomas Imbach, the Swiss-German writer/director/producer famous beyond Swiss borders.

The retrospective kicks off in Vienna (February 22-25) – one week before the Austrian release of Imbach’s 2006 film Lenz [+see also:
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(2006) – before heading to Berlin (March 17-30).

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The event will open with the director’s latest film, I Was a Swiss Banker [+see also:
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(Bachim Film), which screened in the International Forum for Young Cinema at the Berlinale.

In addition to his recent films, the retrospective will also include the feature Happiness is a Warm Gun (2001), medium-length films Happy Too (2002) and Nano-Babies (1998), and documentaries Ghetto (1997) and Well Done (1994).

Imbach will use the occasion to hold conferences and workshops at the German Film and Television Academy (DFFB), the Linz University of Arts and the Vienna Film Academy.

(Translated from French)

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