Swiss film ELDORADO at the Weeks of the German Language

Friday, 08.11.2019 – Monday, 11.11.2019

ELDORADO 2018 Markus Imhoof © Films Boutique

Weeks of the German Language, 19 October - 1 December 2019 

We have the pleasure to announce our participation in the Weeks of the German Language in cooperation with the Embassies of Austria, Germany and the Goethe-Institut Cyprus and invite you to the screenings of the award winning documentary film

ELDORADO (Markus Imhoof, 2018, 92')

  • in Swiss German, Italian, French, Arabic + with English subtitles –
  • free entrance –

Friday, 8 November 2019 at 21h - Cine Studio, University of Nicosia, Nicosia

In cooperation with The Friends of Cinema Society

After the film, the Embassy of Switzerland will host a cocktail in the foyer of the Cine Studio

Monday, 11 November 2019 at 20.30h - Theatro Skala, 15 Kyriakou Matsi, 6015 Larnaca

In cooperation with the Larnaka-Famagusta Cinema Society


Drawing inspiration from his personal encounter with the Italian refugee child Giovanna during World War II, Markus Imhoof tracks today’s refugees on their dangerous journey to Europe, making his statement on the current refugee crisis in the Mediterranean.

The film celebrated its world premiere at the Berlinale 2018 and has been nominated and has won many awards, e.g.

  • Warsaw, Docs Against Gravity Film Festival, Special Mention 2018
  • Munich, Bayerischer Filmpreis, Bester Dokumentarfilm 2019
  • Geneva, Federal Office of Culture, Swiss Film Award, Best Documentary Film 2019 (Nomination)
  • Geneva, Federal Office of Culture, Swiss Film Award, Best Film Score 2019 (Nomination)
  • Geneva, Federal Office of Culture, Swiss Film Award, Best Cinematography 2019
  • Toronto, WACC-SIGNIS Human Rights Award, WACC-SIGNIS Human Rights Award 2019
  • Zurich, Filmpreis Stadt Zürich, Zürcher Filmpreis 2018

Trailer with English subtitles 

The events are posted on the Weeks of the German Language  

Location: Nicosia, Larnaca