In March FILMEXPLORER followed two online festivals, the Festival international et Forum sur les droits humains
, Geneva) and the Schweizer Jugendfilmtage
(Zurich). These festivals prove how important the discussion of films is: be it the political debates that a film provokes or the important feedback for young people discovering filmmaking, a critical contribution appears to be an essential task, as it remains forever focused on also the form and specificity of film medium
FILMEXPLORER’s commitment to encourage the younger generations of filmmakers has taken the form of a space of discussion
within the framework of Schweizer Jugendfilmtage’s online events
: «And now, why did you create this film?».
Festival international et Forum sur les droits humains
«Why a film?» – and not a written or photographic dossier, for example – has been our main question to orientate our critical gaze on the films presented at the FIFDH
in Geneva. We believe that film is a particular (and expensive) expressive form and should not be considered as a standardised instrument of communication.
Besides films like Ghosts
, which also present some elements of interest, you will find below our selection of films to be discussed as films: