Shorts

Früh-Stück

Bettina Oberli | 1996 | Animation | 2 min

A man struggles against the perils of everyday life.

Blinder Passagier

Maria Brendle | 2013 | Children's Film | 19.5 min

Silent hide-and-seek.

The Magic Cut

Jackie Brutsche | 2006 | Kurzspielfilm, Fiction | 13 min

Dolores has had enough.

Taking The Dog Out

Felix Hergert | 2015 | Essay | 10 min

A glimpse of a city at night. Humans appear, stand still, stumble and disappear.

Teneriffa

Hannes Baumgartner | 2012 | Drama | 21 min

A story from the swiss backcountry.

Leyla means night

Tirza Bosshardt | 2011 | 19 min

Leyla (15) is caught in an unhealthy relationship with "Big", an unpredictable man.

Fotostar

Michele Andina | 2002 | Kurzspielfilm | 15 min

Konrad falls in love with a beautiful, unknown man in a photo.

The breath

Fabian Kaiser | 2015 | Dokufiction | 11 min

In the vacuum of depth delusion is pulsating.

Standby

Fabian Gamper | 2010 | Tragicomedy | 8 min

STANDBY is a little story about a young man’s uncertainties.

Belmondo

Annette Carle | 2003 | Fiction | 10 min

A little boy is standing with his mother in front of the toyshop „Belmondo“.

Ronaldo

Jan Mettler and Jan-Eric Mack | 2009 | Fiction | 13 min

A boy dreams of being a great soccerstar.

Anna Dongmu

Hae-Sup Sin | 2019 | Fantasy, Coming of Age | 18.5 min

A Swiss-Korean girl meets a mysterious North Korean man, who appears in her wardrobe.

Meyers

Steven Hayes | 2003 | Shortfilm | 12 min

Married for 30 years, Ernst and Edna lead the usual life of couples their age.

Suki und Besjan

Nicole Boner | 2013 | Roadmovie | 8 min

Besjan, a young Kosovo Albanian boy receives from his uncle a job.

Un momento

Tim Geser | 2002 | Drama | 10 min

"Un momento" describes Bellino's brief encounter with love.

Oscar

Roberto Martinez | 2003 | Fiction | 10 min

Oscar and his father watch Oscar's son play a football match.

Leonardo

Ilir Hasanaj | 2015 | Adventure Drama | 19 min

The old fashioned young inventor called Leonardo dreams of flying.

Aquarium

Cosima Frei | 2015 | Fiction | 16 min

Kurt Früh Reloadet: Studenten interpretieren Kurt Frühs wichtigste Werke filmisch neu.

Soufflé

Elena Rutmann | 2002 | Fiction | 8.5

A couple prepares to receive their guests.

Zwingerlins Ende

Adrian Kelterborn | 2005 | Fiction | 11 min

Zwingerlin is stuck in a seaport.

Das Zimmer

1997 | Fiction | 13 min

Können Vögel im Käfig fliegen?

Glasstunden

Giordano Canova | 2006 | 7 min

The film is a remarkable journey through the rooms of a hotel.

Un dia y nada

Lorenz Merz | 2008 | Fiction | 21 min

An abandoned tourist resort at the end of the world.

Sonntagnachmittag

Susanne Steffen | 2009 | Drama, Experimental | 13 min

The story of a young woman and the longing for her deseased mother.

Talk about it

Eveline Arnold | 1997 | Fiction | 20 min

One morning we woke up and realized we were ordinary.

Prémices

Pao Paixao | 2010 | Coming of Age, Drama | 30 min

3 adolescents, 7 days, an egg, an eye, an unlimited horizon, the loss of innocence.

Devil

Yasmin Joerg | 2015 | Fiction | 15 min

Studenten interpretieren Kurt Frühs wichtigste Werke filmisch neu.

Cafe Gilberte

Maria Sigrist | 2010 | Melodrama | 5 min

It’s a normal day in a coffee shop of a small American town. Suddenly the oxygen runs out.

De letscht Fall

Luca Ribler | 2015 | Fiction | 19 min

Kurt Früh Reloadet: Studenten interpretieren Kurt Frühs wichtigste Werke filmisch neu.

Vom Himmel her

Veronica Pache | 2007 | Fiction | 13 min

Antoine glaubt fest an eine Sache: Seine Mutter komme sie ihn besuchen – als Engel.

Nachtflattern

Carmen Stadler | 2006 | Fiction, Kurzspielfilm | 12 min

A couple have been living together in a long relationship.

Wo ist Max?

Juri Steinhart | 2008 | Fiction | 30 min

Three couples who are close friends get together for a leaving party.

Cabaret

Scherwin Amini | 2016 | Comedy | 12 min

Rafael invites you to a "Celebrity Advent Dinner"

Driven

Johannes Bachmann | 2015 | Fiction, Horror, Thriller | 9 min

A women, in a car, in the woods, at night. She hits something with her car.

Isä äiti lumi

Suvi Westerberg | 2005 | Fiction | 32 min

On the shore of a forsaken island Hannu digs in the snow, attempting to relocate a place.

Documentary Films

Sarah Sheeba

Andrina Schneller | 2011 | Documentary | 32 min

Sarah Sheeba was born in India and left behind in a home by her sick mother.

No Promised Land

Raphael Bondy | 2019 | Documentary | 52 min

Four young Ethiopian Jews struggle with racism against their community in Israel.

Between the Islands

Maurizius Staerkle - Drux | 2011 | Documentary | 63 min

A musical journey with Pippo Pollina.

Heidi goes Alfa

Heidi Hiltebrand | 2012 | Documentary | 53 min

«Heidi goes Alfa» is a 10 year project about my car and myself.

Balazher

Lesia Kordonets | 2013 | Documentary | 29.5 min

A Ukrainian bus, old in years and kilometers.

The simple life

Titus Bütler | 2013 | Documentary | 40 min

In the midst of the steep slopes of the Maggia Valley they live.

Kleingolf

Marvin Meckes | 2017 | Documentary | 23 min

Maja and Jörg fight for the Swiss Minigolf Championship.

Die Einweicher

Romana Lanfranconi | 2006 | Documentary | 30 min

The film accompanies four mentally handicapped musicians in their everyday lives.

Little Water

Angela Spörri | 1999 | Documentary | 27 min

An island owner and his life between dream fulfillment and everyday life.

Isola

Aurelio Buchwalder | 2019 | Documentary | 70 min

Dialogue with a penal colony.

To the other end of the world

Risa Madörin | 2003 | Documentation | 28 min

Both say that it was the love of their lives. But this love could not be.

Vom Ankommen und Aufbrechen

Nico Lypitkas | 2009 | Documentary | 12 min

Immer wieder zieht es den Autor in sein griechisches Heimatdorf zurück.

Schneetreiben

Nicole Wangler | 2000 | Documentary | 14.5 min

Man and the power of nature in the mountains.

Bei Parish

Yaël Parish | 2003 | Documentation | 30 min

This film should have been about the former nannies of the director.

Conversation over the fence

Lisa Gerig | 2014 | Documentary, Essay | 13.5 min

A documentary essay-like film about the deportation center in Zürich.

Die Taxifahrt

2001 | Documentary | 20 min

In 1970 Nico G. was adopted. 30 years later he wants to find his birth mother.

Meine Mutter

Fanny Bräuning | 1999 | Documentary | 25 min

My mother has had multiple sclerosis for 22 years.

Unknown Territory

Anna Thommen | 2013 | Documentary | 92 min

UNKNOWN TERRITORY accompanies young migrants during school in the integration class Basel.

Pfuuscht im Sack

Bettina Tenchio | 2004 | Documentary | 27 min

I want to know, how someone can learn to tame his/her inner beast.

Pofonok

Men Lareida | 1998 | Documentation | 22 min

Pofonok tells the story of victory and defeat and life in Budapest.

If I would be a flower

Barbara Burger | 2007 | Documentation | 50 min

Shenthuya, Jana, Joana, Haris and Renad attend school receiving special tuition.

The Children of Babel

Lena Mäder | 2016 | Documentary | 50 min

Children with an immigration background find a common language in classical music.

Daydreams

Anabel Castro and Aurora Vögeli | 2011 | Documentary | 48 min

An intimate Portrait of two brazilian immigrants.

Yo no tengo miedo de nada

Patricia Stotz | 2002 | Documentation | 20 min

Mari-Carmen and Conchita are playing and talking. They open a fictional dialogue.

Le Dimanche en famille

Annie Gisler | 2013 | Documentary | 25 min

"Sunday with the familiy" is an intimate portrait of a family observed from the kitchen.

Sonnenhalb

Martina Fischbacher | 2006 | Documentary | 29 min

Toggenburg. Since the day I left the valley, I have missed it.

Abi means papa

Armin Tobler and Simon Gutknecht | 2014 | Documentary | 78 min

Armin travels to Indonesia with two friends to find his birth father.

Degree Films 2023

Electric Fields

Lisa Gertsch | 2023 | Drama | 80 min

An inexplicable shift in the rules of the world brings to light people’s forgotten dreams.

Theory of Change

Dennis Stauffer | 2023 | Documentary | 72 min

A political hero's journey without a happy ending

Without Reason

Vanessa Blättler | 2023 | Drama | 25 min

Frida goes through a rollercoaster of emotions, told in a surprising and multilayered way.

Hemmli

Achille Lietha | 2019 | Fantasy | 9 min

A lonely artist is called by a disembodied voice.

Degree Films 2022

Der Molchkongress

Matthias Sahli | 2022 | Experimental, Fantasy, Science Fiction | 15 min

Stop feeding the salamanders!

Utopia

Michael Schwendinger | 2022 | Documentary, Experimental | 18 min

A visual study of the ambivalence of human needs.

Motherland

Stephanie Burla | 2022 | Drama | 15 min

Due to the current political state, a Polish grandma is asked to emigrate to her family.

Belcanto

Ian Oggenfuss | 2022 | Drama | 17.5 min

The opera singer Enrico is confronted with his mothers death on the premiere night.

Ukopan

Andrea Popović | 2022 | Drama | 28 min

A story of belonging, melancholia and ripped roses.

Time Stranger

Lara Jacobs | 2022 | Drama | 9.5 min

An easily distracted young woman loses her grip on time.

The true face

Emanuel Hänsenberger | 2022 | Drama | 16.5 min

A stormy concert. A winemaker. And her blind father who won't listen.

Chagrin Valley

Nathalie Berger | 2022 | Documentary | 62 min

A journey to a crystallized past through the residents and workers of an elderly home.

Motër

2022 | Drama, Mobile | 12 min

So that the silken thread does not tear, the firstborn takes over the parental tasks.

Half Conversations

Valentin Raeber | 2022 | Comedy | 8 min

A listless young man suffers from the expectations of those around him.

Heart Fruit

Kim Allamand | 2022 | Drama, Comedy, LGBTQIA, Dance | 20 min

5 episodes about imperfection in relationships.

The Glasbox

Lena Imboden | 2022 | Drama | 19 min

Play becomes serious: a journey into the depths of repressed memories.

Thing

Pascale Egli and Aurelio Ghirardelli | 2022 | Documentary | 23 min

Is love more than just a projection?

get up and go

Aurelio Ghirardelli | 2022 | Road Movie | 14 min

To feel the wall you are running against, it is necessary to move.

Degree Films 2021

Antes de Cenar

Manolo Zacate Lizárraga | 2017 | Fiction | 17 min

A portrait of a family is revealed through their dreams.

Fishfingers

Lars Mulle | 2021 | Comedy, Short, Drama | 8.5 min

Summer is over, it's hard to let it go.

Smoke Break

Alan Sahin | 2021 | Documentary | 9.5 min

Seven places where people are on a cigarette break.

Love will come later

Julia Furer | 2021 | Documentary | 81 min

A young Maroccan in search for love and a brighter future. What price will he pay for it?

So far, so good

Leon Schwitter | 2021 | Experimental, Comedy | 13.5

Four groups sweat without noticing that the water is up to their necks.

A town still standing

Marvin Meckes and Lukas Fuhrimann | 2021 | Documentary | 18.5 min

Everything ticks in Triberg, the birthplace of the cuckoo clock. Only time stands still.

Folly for Two

Nicole Doppmann | 2021 | Coming of Age, Drama, Experimental | 8 min

On her magical search for freedom, Mia also finds herself.

The Evil Witch

Valentin Räber | 2021 | Adventure | 11 min

In a medieval village, Valesquita discovers the sinister machinations of her mother.

Forget me not

Lea Gygli | 2021 | Fiction | 22 min

In the care of the forest Yuna finds acceptance for the cycle of life.

Supernova

Rapahel Schulze-Schilddorf | 2021 | Essay | 18.5 min

Destruction is a part of us, we are part of it.

Phlegm

Jan-David Bolt | 2021 | Fantasy, Horror, Comedy | 6 min

Crush. Crush. Crash.

Talponi

Vanja Victor Kabir Tognola | 2021 | Fiction, Comedy | 15 min

Unable to afford a fancy holiday, a family hides at home to save their reputation.

Domiz 2

Shafa Semo | 2021 | Dokumentafilm | 22 min

It seems all difficult for the family. But the hope is still there.

Onur Calling

Annik Faivre | 2021 | Documentary, LGBTQIA | 37 min

In the year 2018 Onur leads the filmmaker to the gay prides in lstanbul and Zurich.

Degree Films 2020

Human Resources of Ugago

Ennio Ruschetti and David Oesch | 2019 | Science Fiction, Comedy, Animation | 13.5 min

Dave is the last human in an office full of hip robots.

The sad Ballad of Isabell K.

Carlo Beer | 2020 | Satire, Black Comedy | 20.5 min

Unable to overcome the death of her dog, Isabell decides that no one should have a dog.

Arada

Jonas Schaffter | 2020 | Documentary | 83 min

Arada – displaced to a foreign homeland.

Bićemo Najbolji

Jelena Vujovic | 2020 | Drama | 20 min

A Romeo & Juliet story set in the Kosovo War 1998.

Das Ende der Unschuld

Daniel Best Arias | 2020 | Fiction | 69 min

Manuela erlebt auf dem Geburtstag ihrer Freundin Vanessa eine unvergessliche Nacht.

Gaia

Flurina Gutmann | 2019 | Children | 9.5 min

Gaia lives alone in the forest. To save the planet, she needs to go to town.

Oh my dear child

Seraina Scherini | 2020 | Drama | 18 min

Mother, daughter and cat are looking for love.

Café Zentrum

Fabienne Steiner | 2020 | Documentary | 20.5 min

The end of an era is near – for a generation as for the Café Zentrum

we are fine.

Lukas Bösch | 2020 | Direct Cinema | 15 min

A digital shopping experience.

The Nitwits

Jan Linhart | 2020 | Comedy, Serie | 19 min

Hate your job? Don’t jump! Watch THE NITWITS instead.

Pushing Boundaries

Lesia Kordonets | 2020 | Documentary | 100 min

A portrait of a country, being incapacitated by the war – it had lost its limbs.

Mother

Daniel Grabherr | 2020 | Drama | 21 min

A mother is confronted with her son’s suicide.

Next

Beryl Guhl | 2020 | Drama | 16 min

Larissa, a young woman seeks recognition using socialplatforms as guidelines.

Jesus loves you

Urs Berlinger | 2020 | Drama | 15.5

A father-son story about faith and heavy metal.

Milk

Florian Hinder | 2020 | Drama | 29 min

A peasant couple loses everything, but they discover love.

The train station

Elias Jutzet | 2020 | Comedy, Fantasy | 13 min

Four strangers are waiting for a train in an remote train station.

Degree Films 2019

Fomo

2019 | Love Story, Thriller | 6 min

In search of a stranger, a young woman goes into her deepest dream world.

No Promised Land

Raphael Bondy | 2019 | Documentary | 52 min

Four young Ethiopian Jews struggle with racism against their community in Israel.

Things Falling Apart

2019 | Science Fiction | 25.5 min

In the future everyone has a brain implant from TEL that gives people telepathy.

I see you

Luca Ribler | 2019 | Kurzspielfilm | 20.5 min

Christina lässt zu das Joel Nacktfotos von ihr macht. Kann sie ihm damit vertrauen?

Hand in Hand

2019 | Satire | 3 min

Two politicians shake hands. The situation gets out of hand.

Anna Dongmu

Hae-Sup Sin | 2019 | Fantasy, Coming of Age | 18.5 min

A Swiss-Korean girl meets a mysterious North Korean man, who appears in her wardrobe.

Cru

2019 | Thriller, Drama | 10 min

Sweat, blood and tears go into making every dish.

Scherbenmosaik

Jonathan Hug | 2019 | Drama | 20 min

Fabrice is getting abused by his girlfriend, what is he going to do?

Circles

Noah Frey | 2019 | Drama | 21 min

Are we shaped by our memories or are we shaping our memories?

Human Resources of Ugago

2019 | Comedy, Science Fiction | 13.5 min

Dave is the last human in an office full of hip robots.

Mama

Marlene Maggi | 2019 | Drama | 6.5 min

13-year-old Emil fearfully awaits his mother’s arrival.

Therese

Fabiana Serpa | 2019 | BioPic | 29 min

Princess Therese of Bavaria, travels incognito to Brazil in 1888.

Isola

Aurelio Buchwalder | 2019 | Documentary | 70 min

Dialogue with a penal colony.

Midnight

Giorgi Sakhelashvili | 2017 | Drama, mystery | 7 min

During a night’s drive, Luca is caught up in his past and loses his sense of reality.

Make My Day

Kirstin Reppas | 2019 | Road movie | 23 min

Reto, who decidedly has enough troubles of his own, drives a teenage runaway home to Italy

Degree Films 2018

Riese Mamma

Sarah Rathgeb | 2018 | Fiction, Drama | 15 min

Sarah is pregnant and has to tell her divorced parents the big news.

All Good

Luisa Ricar | 2018 | Drama | 18.5 min

With friends, sex at an afterhour, an unspoken No. All good?

Echo

Jelena Pavlovic | 2018 | Fiction, Coming of Age, Onirism, Surrealism | 18 min

A journey into the depths of the subconscious.

Idiotikon

Gianni Keller | 2018 | Fiction, Tragicomedy | 16 min

Dimi visits his hometown in Italy, which he regrets right at the start of the journey.

Fragments of a Farewell

Michael Karrer | 2017 | Drama | 15.5

A little girl is immersed in the grieving process of her father‘s death.

Don't make a fuss

Natascha Vavrina | 2017 | Fiction | 18 min

Leon finally wants to leave everything behind him and start a new life.

Elephant in the room

Chanelle Eidenbenz | 2018 | Fiction, Drama | 20 min

Irna seeks comfort in her own world, where rubber doll Elias makes up her reality.

Degree Films 2017

Black Hours

Wendy Pillonel | 2016 | Drama | 29 min

What is the consequence of an immolation by fire? Can radical action really change things?

The Kids are alright

Rafael Kistler | 2014 | Fiction, Comedy, Drama | 9.5 min

Luka is clattering through the night with his Piaggio Ciao until he met a little boy..

Mask of Sanity

Oliver Rogers | 2016 | Fiction, Drama | 7 min

An intimate play about dark and hidden desires.

The Children of Babel

Lena Mäder | 2016 | Documentary | 50 min

Children with an immigration background find a common language in classical music.

Intervention in einer Bank

Matthias Sahli | 2017 | Fiction, Experimental, Satire | 13.5 min

A man tries to safe the employees of a Swiss bank by the use of interventions.

Stopover

Cosima Frei | 2017 | Drama | 17 min

Maren is a tourguide. Her motto: keep smiling & retain composure, until Max is in her bus.

Children of the night

Kim Allamand | 2017 | Drama | 23 min

Anna has doubts but she must decide and go down a painful path.

Facing Mecca

Jan-Eric Mack | 2017 | Drama | 27 min

Roli comes to Fareed’s assistance when he is faced with the burial of his Muslim wife.

Blue My Mind

Lisa Brühlmann | 2017 | Coming of Age, Drama, Fantasy | 97 min

15-year-old Mia is facing an overwhelming transformation.

Almost everything

Lisa Gertsch | 2017 | Drama | 24 min

Leandra has to bring her husband Paul into a retirement home. But he would rather go to th

Cloud Rider

Manuela Rüegg | 2016 | Fiction, Drama, Children's Film | 18 min

Maximilian loves daydreaming, but his mother won’t let him.

Sono Pippa

Yasmin Joerg | 2017 | Drama | 28 min

Pippa looses herself in dreams of becoming a famous actress.

Scherben

Emanuel Hohl | 2016 | Drama | 9 min

The view of a child of a family breaking apart

Nightglow

Fabienne Andreoli | 2017 | Drama | 15 min

Lea is in the middle of her preparation for an important figure skating competition.

The Blackdyer

Christina Welter | 2016 | Fiction, Horror | 17 min

Together with his mother Finn moves into an old house.

Goliath

Dominik Locher | 2017 | Drama | 85 min

David is not ready for fatherhood. He starts using steroids.

Afterhour

Luca van Grinsven | 2015 | Horror | 13 min

Two friends are partying with an unexpected visitor.

Project “Kurt Früh Reloaded 2015”

King

Jan-Eric Mack | 2015 | Fiction | 24 min

Ein frischer Blick auf Früh: Studenten interpretieren Frühs wichtigste Werke filmisch neu.

Mäge

Lisa Brühlmann | 2015 | Fiction | 21 min

Studenten interpretieren Kurt Frühs wichtigste Werke filmisch neu.

Aquarium

Cosima Frei | 2015 | Fiction | 16 min

Kurt Früh Reloadet: Studenten interpretieren Kurt Frühs wichtigste Werke filmisch neu.

Destiny

Wendy Pillonel | 2015 | Fiction | 17 min

Studenten interpretieren Kurt Frühs wichtigste Werke filmisch neu.

Devil

Yasmin Joerg | 2015 | Fiction | 15 min

Studenten interpretieren Kurt Frühs wichtigste Werke filmisch neu.

De letscht Fall

Luca Ribler | 2015 | Fiction | 19 min

Kurt Früh Reloadet: Studenten interpretieren Kurt Frühs wichtigste Werke filmisch neu.

Project “Sex Sells in Zurich 2013”

Bianca

Anita Blumer | 2013 | Fiction | 10 min

Aus dem Master-Projekt "Käufliche Liebe in Zürich"

Huere Müehsam

Anja Habermehl | 2013 | Fiction | 15 min

Aus dem Master-Projekt "Käufliche Liebe in Zürich"

Simone

Rebecca Panian | 2014 | Fiction | 15 min

Aus dem Master-Projekt "Käufliche Liebe in Zürich"

Elite

Piet Baumgartner | 2013 | Fiction | 19 min

Aus dem Master-Projekt "Käufliche Liebe in Zürich"

Red Light District

Sarah Bellin | 2013 | Fiction | 12 min

Aus dem Master-Projekt "Käufliche Liebe in Zürich"

Tauchä

Dominik Locher | 2013 | Fiction | 14 min

Aus dem Master-Projekt "Käufliche Liebe in Zürich"