NIFFF 2000 – 2020: A REPERTOIRE OF IMAGINATIONS is a bilingual book (French and German) published specifically for this anniversary edition. The collector’s item is composed of many essays, pictures, and documents telling the tale of the festival since its inception in 2000. Interviews and in-depth articles recount the NIFFF’s history, as well as explore the ecosystem of fantastic films and its evolution over the last 20 years.
This beautiful and ambitious book benefit from the expertise of diverse contributors, as well as the collaboration with the daily newspaper Le Temps and the Department of Film History and Aesthetics of the University of Lausanne (UNIL). Elevated by the work of Neuchâtel-based graphic designer Tancrède Ottiger, the book invite festival-goers to rediscover two decades of fantastic films and immerse themselves in the history of an event that has become a landmark in the audiovisual landscape, in Switzerland and abroad.