Warning of permanent cinema closures

Warning of permanent cinema closures

Oct. 26, 2020, 6:46 a.m.
The Swiss Film Association is warning many cinemas in cantons Bern and Valais could close for good after local rules ...
New drive-in cinema opens in Geneva

New drive-in cinema opens in Geneva

July 13, 2020, 8:46 a.m.
A drive-in cinema opened in canton Geneva this weekend and will continue to show films every weekend until the end of...
Many cinemas to remain closed this weekend despite relaxed restrictions

Many cinemas to remain closed this weekend despite relaxed restrictions

June 4, 2020, 9:41 a.m.
Although the government is allowing cinemas to reopen from Saturday, many may choose to remain closed as managers fee...
Zurich stabbing leaves man seriously injured

Zurich stabbing leaves man seriously injured

Jan. 20, 2020, 9:12 a.m.
A man has been seriously injured after a stabbing attack in Zurich. 
Do we still go to the cinema?

Do we still go to the cinema?

Aug. 16, 2019, 9:36 a.m.
The death of the movie theatre has been predicted for many years, but the latest numbers from the Statistics Office s...
Swiss film star death captivates nation

Swiss film star death captivates nation

Feb. 18, 2019, 9:23 a.m.
The weekend’s press focused heavily on the death of the Swiss actor Bruno Ganz.
Switzerland needs to prepare better for the effects of climate change

Switzerland needs to prepare better for the effects of climate change

Aug. 29, 2017, 8:39 a.m.
Switzerland needs to do more to prepare for the effects of climate change. That’s the conclusion by the Federal...
Women’s right to vote comedy picked as Swiss Oscars entry

Women’s right to vote comedy picked as Swiss Oscars entry

Aug. 7, 2017, 6:45 a.m.
A German-language comedy about the women’s suffrage movement in a small Swiss town has been chosen as Switzerla...
Tipped crane in Geneva threatens lake

Tipped crane in Geneva threatens lake

June 27, 2017, 9:22 a.m.
Geneva fire fighters battled to keep diesel fuel and hydraulic fluid from entering the lake after a truck-crane tippe...
Geneva mayor wants to reactivate closed cinema

Geneva mayor wants to reactivate closed cinema

June 12, 2017, 7:03 a.m.
The Geneva mayor Rémy Pagani seems to have chosen to fight an unwinnable war on trying to save the former Rial...
Cinema visits down in Switzerland

Cinema visits down in Switzerland

April 25, 2017, 7:15 a.m.
Last year was a bad year for Swiss cinemas with attendance down around 7% and revenue off over 9%.
Animated film chosen as Switzerland’s official Oscar's entry

Animated film chosen as Switzerland’s official Oscar's entry

Aug. 8, 2016, 8:17 a.m.
The French-language film “Ma vie de courgette” (My life as a courgette) has been chosen as Switzerland's ...
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