The 4h GIJFF concluded in style at the Closing Night Gala on Sunday night, bringing to an end a fantastic festival that attracted more visitors than ever before.
This year’s festival brought 18 Swiss Premieres and screened films from 10 different countries.
We would like to extend a heartfelt thank you to all our sponsors and supporters who are so important in helping create such a wonderful Festival. And a big thank you to you our audiences, for the support, enjoyment and vibrancy that you bring to the Festival.
We look forward to seeing you next year!
Marat Shargorodsky was born in St. Petersburg in a writer’s family. At the age of 10, he emigrated from the Soviet Union and, after living for a short period in Rome and New http://www.starrgennett.org/online/ York, settled in Geneva. Marat earned a Masters degree in economics from the University of Geneva. He is an independent journalist working for various international media organizations. Among Marat’s many interests, cinema holds a very particular place since his childhood.