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Mexican Drama ‘Identifying Features’ Wins Zurich Film Festival

Mexican migration drama 'Identifying Features' from first-time director Fernanda Valadez, has won the Golden Eye award for best film at the 2020 Zurich Film Festival. The drama, which premiered in…

Zurich: Sony Pictures Television Buys ‘Who You Gonna Call?’ Doc

Sony Pictures Television has acquired the music documentary Who You Gonna Call?, about the life of Grammy-award-winning musician Ray Parker Jr., writer of the 'Ghostbusters' theme, following the…

Olivia Colman to Receive Zurich Film Festival Lifetime Achievement Award

Oscar-winning actress Olivia Colman will receive the Golden Eye lifetime achievement award at the 2020 Zurich International Film Festival. The British performer won an Academy Award for her leading…

Zurich Fest Sets Galas for ‘The Courier,’ ‘One Night in Miami,’ ‘Nomadland’

Several highlights of the fall festival season, including Oscar contenders 'One Night in Miami' and 'Nomadland,' will unspool at the 16th Zurich Film Festival as part of its gala program. 

Zurich: Juliette Binoche to Receive Golden Icon Award

Oscar-winning French actress Juliette Binoche will be honored with the Zurich Film Festival's Golden Icon award for her life's work.

Zurich Opens Program to Other Swiss Festivals Shut Down by Corona

In a sign of national solidarity, the Zurich Film Festival will let other Swiss events, including the Locarno, Nyon, Freiburg, Basel and Neuenburg festivals, use their theaters to hold screenings…

Zurich Festival Unveils Indie Film Market

The Zurich Film Festival unveiled details of its first-ever Zurich Market. The industry event, organized together with Spain's San Sebastian Film Festival, will host market screenings of 20 new…

CAA Backs New Film Market With San Sebastian, Zurich Festivals

CAA Media Finance is backing a new film market at the San Sebastian and Zurich film festivals in September that will feature movies from the cancelled SXSW and Tribeca Festivals as well as new sales…

‘Sound of Metal’ Named Best Film at 15th Zurich International Film Festival

Darius Marder's debut feature 'Sound of Metal,' starring Riz Ahmed as a rock drummer dealing with sudden hearing loss, won best film honors at the 2019 Zurich International Film Festival. Elsewhere…

Why It May Be Easier (and More Profitable) to Make Indie Movies Abroad

Industry players at the Zurich Summit told independent filmmakers that increased demand from Netflix and China have made non-U.S. independent movies a better bet than American fare.

Zurich: Roland Emmerich to Receive Lifetime Achievement Honor

Roland Emmerich, the director of 'Independence Day,' 'Godzilla,' '2012' and 'The Day After Tomorrow,' will receive a lifetime achievement honor at the Zurich International Film Festival.

Kristen Stewart to Receive Zurich Film Festival’s Golden Eye Award

Kristen Stewart will receive the Zurich Film Festival's Golden Eye Award and attend the fest for the Swiss premiere of her latest film 'Seberg.'