03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

03 – 11 August 2018
Edition XVII

:Zvicra

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:Zvicra

Switzerland/Kosova, 2018, 69 min

With its massive immigrant population, Switzerland has always been a place of a double search: first, how is the country’s DNA evolving as it constantly redefines itself? Second, how do these foreigners articulate their search for identity in the midst of uncertainty and constant need to define the “self” in tangible terms? “Zvicra” (which means "Switzerland" in Albanian) highlights the complexity of lost and rediscovered identities in Switzerland, a country that is destined to adapt to ever-increasing population arrivals. The film tackles the question through 7 Albanian characters whose community is one of the most important of the country.

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Fisnik Maxhuni born in 1989 in Kosovo, ex-Yugoslavia. Refugee and stateless in Switzerland until the acquirement of Swiss and Kosovan citizenships in 2005. During his studies in Bachelor in International Relations from the University of Geneva (2011) and Master in Geopolitics from King’s College London (2014), he writes and directs his first “film objects” and is a member of the “London Film Society”. During his stays in Japan (2012 as a diplomatic assistant at the Swiss Embassy in Tokyo), in Indonesia (2013) and in Bolivia (2014), he experiments further with film.
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Fisnik Maxhuni, Benoît Goncerut
Benoît Goncerut, Fisnik Maxhuni
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Marc Staedler

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