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Information is listed on the subject of film mediation on this page. In addition, for all can be found the notes on content and artful film footage at film festivals and elsewhere (please note ages).

The Swiss Association for film education plans a competition on the theme "Time" for classes or groups of all levels. From mid-August 2014

On 11 and 12 June 2014, the workshop "FilmEd Learning Experiences" about Film Education in Europe, took place in the "Filmoteca de Catalunya".

Different Spanish and international contributions on the subject of "Film Education" allowed the participants an insight about successful or less successful practices in their countries.


Opening Session
Thursday, June 12

Room Chomón / 10.00-10.30

Plenary Session - Learning and Teaching: Audiovisual Language

Thursday, June 12

Room Chomón / 10.30-11.00

Plenary Session - The place of Cinema in European education

Thursday, June 12

Room Chomón / 11.30-13.00

On 27 and 28 May 2014, the first European Media and Information Literacy Forum was held at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris.

The high number of participants, which was around 300, was the evidence for the importance and relevance of the subject.
The lectures, both from European and non-European representatives, could partially reveal large differences in the presence and implementation of Media Literacy in the respective countries.


Plenary Session - New world, new literacies
Tuesday, May 27

Plenary Room / 11.00-12.30

Session 1 - Formal Education: New curriculum
Tuesday, May 27

Room / 14.30-16.00

Educational models and best practices concerning the implementation of ML in national curricula.

Session 2 - MIL and Intercultural Dialogue
Tuesday, May 27

Room / 14.30-16.00

Vogtsrain creates cinema

In the Lila Villa at the "Kulturkeller" there is new children's cinema "Lila". It takes place on the last Sunday of the month by 15 clock, except in July, August and December.

Projections with educational support for classes

Dayana Mini Market

Floriane Devigne | 0:54 | 2013 | France

Film by Ilja Kok and Willem Timmers, 2011, Ethiopia/Netherlands, 25 ', English. Introductory presentation of the filmmakers and subsequent discussion.

Competition Program


For the competition of the 38th Swiss Youth Film Festival were logged a total of 280 short films. Of these 47 contribution in the five categories for the main program were selected.

Category A

Productions of young people up to 16 years, which arise from individuals, groups of young people or accompanied by an adult (film initiatives , youth work, schools).