Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (From 5 July 2013 to 13 July 2013), Switzerland

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    “As Orson Welles once said – “ Look what 700 years of democracy have brought to Switzerland: chocolate and the cuckoo clock”. Well since the picturesque city of Neuchâtel is precisely the Home of Swiss chocolate and watches, you might conclude that it is the quietest place on earth.

    Well not anymore ! Since 2000, the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) has rocked the city to the ground, welcoming cult guests such as Roger Corman, Phil Tippett, Dario Argento, Ray Harryhausen, Stuart Gordon, Shinya Tsukamoto, Tobe Hooper, Marc Caro and many more.

    Now one of the most important film festivals in Switzerland, NIFFF gives away the “Narcisse” Award by Oscar Winner H.R.Giger, the famous designer of Alien.
    After ”The Bothersome Man” in 2006, ”You, the Living” by Roy Andersson won the Narcisse award in 2007, leading a high profile selection of over 70 features and shorts, all presented in Swiss or International Premiere.

    NIFFF holds various sections, from its International Competition for fantastic features to special programs and workshops devoted to Special Effects and the Digital Image.
    With two Competitions for feature films (fantastic and Asian) and its side programs the event offer the best platform to promote Fantastic and Asian recent productions in the country.”

    On the occasion of its 13th edition, the NIFFF, Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, will offer the ”New Worlds of Fantasy” literary meetings this year with Orson Scott Card !

    Founded in 2000, the Fantastic Film Festival of Neuchâtel (NIFFF) becamed with its eleven editions, one of the main events of the film year in Switzerland. What characterizes the first Festival is a rich and diverse program, built around a central axis:
    • fantasy films
    and two complementary axes:
    • the Asian cinema
    • digital images,208,2885


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