Before its 21st edition takes place in Neuchâtel from July 1st to July 9th, 2022, the Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival (NIFFF) will swing by Lausanne during Sustainability Week and by Plan-les-Ouates for Fantastic Wednesdays. Offered in collaboration with Unipoly and the town of Plan-les-Ouates, this programme puts the highlight on horror cinema – dystopia, vampires, and vertiginous romances.
A SWISS CLIMATE DISTOPIA FOR SUSTAINABILITY WEEK
In collaboration with Unipoly – Saturday, March 12th, 6:30 p.m. – Salle Polydome (EPFL), free entry
Two award winner at the NIFFF 2021, TIDES from Swiss director Tim Fehlbaum is an ambitious and impressive science fiction story in which a natural disaster plays a major role. A coherent take on the genre aligned with the awareness objectives of Sustainability Week. Don’t miss out! Synopsis and trailer
FANTASTIC WEDNESDAYS AT LA JULIENNE
From the town of Plan-les-Ouates – Wednesdays, March 16th and April 13th, 8 p.m. – Salle de La Julienne, free entry
If you’ve never seen Taika Waititi and Jemaine Clement’s hilarious vampire comedy, it’s time to remedy that! Selected as part of the international competition and chosen for the audience award at the NIFFF 2014, WHAT WE DO IN THE SHADOWS is a mockumentary inhabited by memorable characters. Synopsis
Shown at the NIFFF Special Edition in 2020, JUMBO is the first feature film from Belgian filmmaker Zoé Wittock. In a whirlwind of neon lights, poesy, and emotions, Jeanne meets her other half Jumbo, the new ride of the amusement park she works at. Synopsis and trailer
POST-APOCALYPSE AT THE FIFF
Programme and tickets on March 2nd on fiff.ch
From March 18-27, in the midst of international competitions of deeply affecting features and short films, the FIFF will make Pierre Richard and Mad Max, Gjon’s Tears and Dr. Folamour, and Rabbi Jacob and Dürrenmatt meet… A 36th expedition around the world, and on a planet Earth that’s on the brink of devastation and oblivion. Buckle up, it’s gonna be wild!
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SAVE THE DATE
The NIFFF team is already working hard on the 21st edition, which will take place from July 1st to July 9th, 2022 in Neuchâtel.
Thursday, June 16th, 2022 : full programme and tickets on NIFFF.CH