It’s alive: a journey into invisible cinema

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It's alive: a journey into invisible cinema

Switzerland / 90 min / Live act

Stephan Eicher and GIFF take possession of cult venue Plaza, which will officially reopen its doors in 2023, for an exceptional evening. The aim? To pay tribute to films that were never made, through a unique and highly-spirited production.

In 2020, film crews stopped shooting. Sets were deserted, movie theatres were empty. How might we express our admiration for those who, every day, fought tooth and nail for cinema to continue to exist? With the invaluable support of the Plaza Foundation, GIFF has teamed up with Stephan Eicher to pay tribute to them by resurrecting, for the duration of a show, a handful of scripts that never made it to the screen. Films to be projected on the canvas of your mind…

With the support of the Fondation Plaza