Changing the Power Dynamics

19 März 2022 15h00 – 19h30, Kosmos, Lagerstrasse 104, 8004 Zürich

As a kick-off of the event, SWAN will be hosting the special screening of „The Case You“. This German documentary tells of six young women who were assaulted during an audition in a Swiss film production.

Screening time: 15h
Location: Movie theater KOSMOS in Zurich and via simultaneous streaming
Fee required for the screening. Buy tickets here.

The projection will be followed by the panel „#MeToo – Changing the Power Dynamics“ which will provide cross-generational insights on how to create new power dynamics in the workplace. It will be spoken in German and English.

Moderator: Monika Schärer
Hosts: Author and director Katja Früh, actress Esther Gemsch, „The Case You“ actress Aileen Lakatos and intimacy coordinator Kasia Szustow

Panel time: 16h30
Location: Movie theater KOSMOS in Zurich and online via Zoom
Free admission to the panel.

When attending the panel, viewers must agree to use their real name and keep their camera switched on at all times.

Simultaneously with the panel, SWAN’s #ch_metoowall will be launched. It is a nationwide anonymous open platform of testimonies, where women* affected by sexism and sexual harassment in their workplace, can share their experiences in a protected setting and bear witness. Prosecutor Patrizia Krug and Agota Lavoyer, expert on sexual violence, author and consultant for SWAN’s #ch_metoowall project, will be present to answer any question.

An aperitif will be served at the end of the event.

Apero: 18h
Location: Movie theater KOSMOS in Zurich

In preparation for this event, SWAN’s executive committee member Lotte Kircher and SWAN’s co-founder and special consultant Gabriel Baur did an interview with Rahel Bains of Tsüri.



This event is provided in cooperation with mindjazz pictures and KOSMOS.

SWAN would also like to thank Federal Office for Gender Equality, Ernst Göhner Foundation, Stiftung Anne-Marie Schindler, Suissimage, SWISSPERFORM, SSA, Stiftung für Erforschung der Frauenarbeit, GARP, ssfv, GSFA and FemaleAct.