Events

SWAN @Solothurn Film Festival 2020

28 January 2020 10:00 – 07:00, Solothurn Film Festival

January 28, 2020, was packed with gender celebrations at Solothurn Film Festival!

FemaleAct Association Presentation

10:00 – 11:30
Location: Café & Bar Barock, Landhausquai 5

FemaleAct was founded by actresses who advocate equality and diversity in film and on stage. It calls for the portrayal of characters to become more complex and closer to life in terms of gender, race and class, so that all sections of the population can find themselves in them.

Moderator: Monika Schärer

With: Actresses Anna-Katharina Müller, Anja Martina Schaerer, Corinne Soland, Oriana Schrage, Barbara Terpoorten, Beren Tuna and Wanda Wylowa

Solothurn Film Festival Pledge Review

Starting at 15:00
Future Lounge, Schmiedengasse 11

Solothurn Film Festival new director Anita Hugi and SWAN co-presidents Gabriel Baur, Stéphane Mitchell and Laura Kaehr reviewed the first parity numbers since the signing of the Pledge for parity and diversity in film festivals last year.

Wikipedia Editier Workshop: Who writes his_story?

Starting at 15:00
Location: Künstlerhaus S11, Schmiedengasse 11

This edit-a-thon in German, French and English is designed for Wikipedia beginners and pros, in order to write together notices of women of the Swiss film industry.

Launch: Anita Hugi

With: Nicole Boillat and Chris Regn of Bildwechsel Basel, Solothurn Film Festival publicist Ursula Pfander, Muriel Staub, Flor Mechain anf Daniela Brugger of Wikimedia CH and Solothurn Film Festival selection committee member and Revolver Magazine co-editor Saskia Walker

Wikipedia released a report of this edit-a-thon.

Let’s meet for a drink!

17:00 – 19:00
Location: Gassbar, Schaalgasse 10

Let’s meet for a drink! is SWAN’s traditional and relaxed networking event taking place in a cosy bar in Solothurn Old Town.

 

Supporters

SWAN would like to thank Solothurn Film Festival, ARF/FDS, Cinémathèque Suisse, Wikimedia CH, Bildwechsel Basel for supporting the Wikipedia Editier Workshop.

 

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