The GIFF enters the SWAN’s pledge

10 November 2023 11h30 – 12h30, RTS - Balcon du Léman, Quai Ernest-Ansermet 20, 1205 Genève

At the initiative of SWAN, the GIFF – Geneva International Film Festival‘s executive and artistic director Anaïs Emery and the GIFF Foundation’s president Guerric Canonica, will sign the Pledge for Parity and Inclusion in Cinema Festivals for new commitments for equality and diversity in the industry.

By this written agreement, the governing bodies of the festival are committing to compile statistics of the sex and gender of the executive board members, programmers, selection committee members and directors of all the films submitted, and to communicate these numbers every year.

The signing ceremony will take place during the festival on Friday, November 10, 2023 from 11:30 to 12:30, on the 16th floor of the RTS Tower (also known as the “Balcon du Léman”) in Geneva, in the presence of the three other co-signatories: pledge godmother, head of the cinema department of HEAD Genève, producer and filmmaker Anita Hugi, alongside SWAN’s executive committee members Delphine Luchetta and Katia Skila-Durlemann.

This event is not open to the public.