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Film

Since 2017 I am studying Film at the Zurich University of the Arts. My filmwork contains mainly of experimental and surreal work and documentary. The process of filming someone to me feels very related  to the way I paint someone. But I can not finish the film in one clear gesture as I do my paintings sometimes. 

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ELYSIUM (short), 2019, German

ELYSIUM (short), 15 min, 2019, German

Detached from time and space a man loses himself in the underwater world of his bathroom. He is haunted by the stereotypical image of the female muse. Overwhelmed with his confusion with patriarchy his whole world blows up in flames and he discovers a new approach to sexuality within himself. He decides to leave his dream world in order to create a new one.

Written, Directed & Edited by: Kathrin Schweizer

Starring: David Martinez Morente and Jasmin Hauser

DOP: Natascha Vavrina (www.nataschavavrina.com)

Produced by: Zurich University of the Arts.

 

ÉCLATS DE L'ÂME (Fragments of the soul), 

60 min, 2021, English, French, Hindi, Cantonese

A young filmmaker discovers through the lens of her camera and tries to understand her womanhood. On her journey, which takes her to India, Hong Kong and France, she meets humans who open up to her. She processes her thoughts by writing letters to a close friend in France who is traveling with a similar mindset. Both are confused with sexuality and try to find a way to live most respectfully.

Written, Directed, Filmed & Edited by: Kathrin Schweizer

Produced by: Zurich University of the Arts.

 

L'AUTRE CÔTÉ DE SON ÂME (The other side of the soul), 

24 min, 2021, French 

Two symbiotic twins enter adulthood. While Lucie is hungry for life, Pierre discovers the desire to be a mother and experience pregnancy. Biologically, Pierre is not capable. Lucie gets pregnant with her boyfriend who wants to be a parent. But she doesn't want to. And Pierre and the boyfriend have to learn to accept this.

Written, Directed & Edited by: Kathrin Schweizer

Starring: Sarah Donsimoni, Angie Mercier, Ivan Larson, Kathrin Schweizer

DOP: Alicja Pahl

Décor: Clara Boulard

Produced by: Zurich University of the Arts.

SWISS FILM PRIZE (Portrait of Gabriel Sandru), 2019, German

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