Her Story Box

13 June 2021 13h00 – 13h45, Landesmuseum Zürich, Museumstrasse 2, 8001 Zürich

“Her Story Box” gives the floor to six pioneers of Swiss cinema of different ages: Yvonne Escher, Lucienne Lanaz, Gertrud Pinkus, Marianne Pletscher, Tula Roy from the first generation, and Gabriel Baur from the second generation of women behind the camera.

The series of filmed interviews is a project initiated by Anita Hugi and produced in collaboration with Seraina Winzeler, Vanessa Blaettler, Linn Henz, Stella Mach, Laura Morales, Riccarda Schwarz and Irene Munoz Martin.

Filmed in the Landesmuseum Zürich, on the set of the “Mobile Cinema” created by students of the Master in Interior Architecture of HEAD Genève, during the “Focus Day” of the Solothurn Film Festival dedicated to Swiss female film pioneers, programmed by Anita Hugi and Denise Tonella, in partnership with ZHdK and Cinémathèque Suisse.

It also introduces the “Filmstern für diCH” campaign, an initiative of ARF/FDS, Cinésuisse, FOCAL, Suissimage and SWAN, which promotes the work of Swiss female film directors, within the framework of the 50th birthday of the women’s suffrage in Switzerland.