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    ZFF, Green Carpets, Gala Premieres, Award Night

    ZFF, Green Carpets, Gala Premieres, Award Night and highlights of 13th Zurich Film festival.

    The actress Alicia Vikander and director Lisa Langseth presented a new movie EUPHORIA. They gave a press conference and were present on the Green Carpet before the Gala Premier of the movie.

    Good to know:

    • EUPHORIA is a family drama by Swedish director Lisa Langseth.
    • The touching story of two sisters, who is disconnected from each other , yet taking a mysterious trip together. Their journey will come to a dramatic point and unleash true deep emotions, showing importance of the family.
    • Alicia Vikander and Eva Green play the main characters.
    • Alicia Vikander is a Swedish actress, known for her roles in Ex Machina (2014), The Danish Girl (2015), The Man from U.N.C.L.E. (2015), Jason Bourne (2016) and others.

    The actor Andrew Garfield, director Andy Serkis and producer Jonathan Cavendish introduced their new movie BREATHE.

    At the press conference the actor and director described their feelings during the screening process. Jonathan Cavendish shared his memories about his father, whose story formed the basis of the film.

    Good to know:

    • BREATHE is a drama, based on the true story, directed by Andy Serkis.
    • It is a story of Robin Cavendish that had beloved wife and normal life until one day he was  diagnosed with polio and became paralyzed. The family didn’t step aside, and faced the battle agains the illness and prejudice.
    • BREATHE is a directing debut of Andy Serkis.
    • Andrew Garfield is well-known for his roles in The Social Network (2010), Never Let Me Go (2010), The Amazing Spider-Man (2012), The Amazing Spider-Man 2 (2014) and Silence (2016).

    One of the most glamorous parties of the festival is the Tommy Hilfiger VIP Dinner, that traditionally hosted by the beautiful restaurant Razzia.

    This year along with famous businessmen, artists, musicians and tv celebrities were also present Andrew Garfield, Andy Serkis, Bill Pullman, Dee Ocleppo and Tommy Hilfiger himself.

    The Award night and winners of 13th Zurich Film Festival

    The Award Night traditionally took place at the gorgeous Zurich Opernhaus (Opera House).  Beautiful people on the Green Carpet, amazing performances and exiting award ceremony, followed by VIP Party. It was the night to remember! :)

    • International Feature Film Competition – POP AYE by Kirsten Tan (Singapore)
    • International Documentary Film Competition –
      MACHINES by Rahul Jain (India, Germany, Finland)
    • Focus Switzerland, Germany, Austria – BLUE MY MIND by Lisa Brühlmann (Switzerland)
    • Kids Jury Award for Best Children’s Film – UPP I DET BLÅ / UP IN THE SKY by Petter L
    • Emerging Swiss Talent Award – AVANT LA FIN DE L’ÉTÉ / BEFORE SUMMER ENDS by Maryam Goormaghtigh (Switzerland, France)
    • Critics’ Choice Award – BLUE MY MIND by Lisa Brühlmann (Switzerland).
    • Audience Award – A RIVER BELOW by Mark Grieco (Colombia, USA)
    • Publikumspreis Kinderfilme – DIE HÄSCHENSCHULE-JAGD NACH DEM GOLDENEN EI / RABBIT SCHOOL – GUARDIANS OF THE GOLDEN EGG by Ute von Münchow-Pohl (Germany)
    • Treatment Competition Award – Seraina Nyikos for the Project SECONDO (Switzerland)

    Congratulations to all the winners of 13th Zurich Film Festival.

    You may be interested to check photos and highlights of the opening night of 13th Zurich Film Festival -> ZFF FILM FESTIVAL OPENING NIGHT.

    The general information about ZFF and list of the Gala Premieres you may find -> 13TH ZURICH FILM FESTIVAL.

    What was your favorite movie of this year’s festival? You are welcome to share your favorite  movies and moments in the comments below. Until next year Zurich Film Festival!

    14th Zurich Film Festival will take place from Thursday September 27 until Sunday October 7, 2018.

    If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to contact me -> GET IN TOUCH.


    Yuliia Caliskan
    At MonAme Magazine, I’m in charge of content and publication. I am passionate about all things new and sustainable - traveling, food and active lifestyle. As an MD specialized in Dermatology, I also always keep myself up to date about new advancements in beauty and cosmetics industry.

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