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Seraina Rohrer is Pro Helvetia

Locarno has a new Director, starting next year, the Zurich Film Festival has a new Director. Now, the Solothurn film have to search for days in succession: Seraina Rohrer changes in the Executive Committee of Pro Helvetia. There, they will build a new section called "Innovation and society", as the film daily reported yesterday. Rohrer headed Solothurn eight years; in 2011, she followed up on Ivo Kummer and refreshed soon the slightly dusty appearance of the festival. The film days were rejuvenated under their Directorate specifically. It introduced new sections such as "Upcoming" and in the film days with the series "focus could materialize" in a inter national. The concert hall was also an old game site accessible again.

To say your decision Rohrer: "In Solothurn, I have strengths achieved the goals that were important to me: the young, the Romandie is better to include and the program to the foreign open." The film days are currently very well positioned, so the time for a change.

In the case of Pro Helvetia, will begin Rohrer 2020. Previously, the PhD movie is the scientist to incorporate the new Director or the new Director of the Solothurn; a suitable Person would like to find the Executive Board of the movie days of soon-to-be. The exact time of Delivery is yet to be determined. In the case of Pro Helvetia, the 41-Year-old according to the notice, support activities on topics such as "interculturality", or "equal opportunities and Gender" and implement it. "Which projects are these exactly, it is necessary to define still," she says.

In Solothurn joined Rohrers modernization strategy to criticism. Last protested in the run-up to the 54. Film days 30 Swiss Directors in a Petition against the rejection of a documentary by Christian Labhart, and requested that the character of the work was emphasized, continue to look stronger. Hardly Rohrer was able to hide their disappointment in 2018, when she unsuccessfully applied for the succession of the Locarno Director Carlo Chatrian. In Locarno Rohrer had headed for several years by the press office.

do you finish something in order to, it has enough of film festivals? "No," says Rohrer. "Conflicts belong to our daily work." The Swiss Film-have you closed in the heart, he'll still have to deal with. (Editorial Tamedia)

Created: 10.04.2019, 16:11 PM

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