On Tuesday January 28th, Solothurner Filmtage new Festival Director Anita Hugi and SWAN Co-Presidency will review the first numbers since the signing of the Pledge for parity and diversity in cinema festivals last year.

Following it, SWAN Swiss Women's Audiovisual Network invites you to its traditional Let's meet for a drink! Bring a friend & come meet fellow SWANs.


The whole day is packed with Gender celebrations. Join us!


FemaleAct is presenting its association advocating for equality & diversity in film & on stage and Anita Hugi launches a women in film edit-a-thon in collaboration with Wikimedia.


Tuesday January 28th, 2020


10:00 - 11:30

Barock Cafe

FemaleAct Association Presentation

FemaleAct calls for the portrayal of characters to become more complex and closer to life in terms of gender, race, class, etc. so that all sections of the population can find themselves in them.
With actrices Anna-Katharina Müller, Anja Martina Schaerer, Corinne Soland,

Oriana Schrage, Barbara Terpoorten, Beren Tuna, Wanda Wylowa.
Moderation: Monika Schärer. In German.


starting at 15:00

Future Lounge / Künstlerhaus S11

SWAN Association - Solothurner Filmtage Pledge Review 

Presentation of the numbers, one year after the signing of the Pledge 
With: Anita Hugi, Gabriel Baur, Laura Kaehr, Stéphane Mitchell.

followed by 

Who writes his_tory? Edit-a-thon on women film directors 

public workshop for Wikipedia beginners and pros, in order to write together

notices of women working in film. Bring your laptop & join in writing (in German, French and English)

Launch: Anita Hugi.
With: Nicole Boillat & Chris Regn (Feminist video & art library Bildwechsel Basel),

Ursula Pfander (SFT Press attachée),

Muriel Staub, Flor Mechain & Daniela Brugger (Wikimedia CH),

Saskia Walker (SFT selection committee member & Co-editor of Revolver Magazine) etc.




SWAN Association - Let's meet for a drink!

Our traditional Solothurn relaxed networking event. Come have a cider with us.



SWAN & Solothurner Filmtage
have signed the Film Festival Pledge for Parity and Inclusion

This historic signature took place at our third annual Solothurn networking event Let's meet for a drink, on January 30th 2019 at Uferbau.

Lots of SWANs gathered to witness the signature, connect and network before heading to the Night of nominations.

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