The 2017 Guide to free outdoor movies in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – It is that time of the year when canton Geneva takes movies outside for the benefit of kids and grownups alike. Most films are fan favorites, not new releases. The point here thought, is the experience of the picnic and a movie under the stars.

Roman Polanski Film Retrospective in Geneva

GENEVA, Switzerland – Roman Polanski considered by many as a modern master of cinema —and also known for serving time in prison for unlawful sex with a minor and fleeing Hollywood for Europe just to end up under house arrest in Switzerland— is the subject of a film retrospective at Les Cinémas du Grütli in Geneva.

Throwback Monday: Deadline USA with Humphrey Bogart

GENEVA – The story of a crusading newspaper editor who exposes a gangster’s crimes while also trying to keep the paper from going out of business, will be featured tonight at the Grutli Theatre in Geneva. Humphrey Bogart’s 1952 classic Deadline-U.S.A., could well be the story of any of today’s newspapers, TV networks and news websites that…

Caught on film: the Spanish Civil War

GENEVA, Switzerland – The Spanish Civil War was seemingly well documented in film by several factions: Franquists, communists, nationalists and foreigners who were irresistibly pulled to a national conflict with major international consequences. The Cinemateca de Madrid, which owns these valuable films is loaning seven of them to the Geneva-based Theatre du Grutli for a…