Visions du Reel


Visions du Réel is an important “must-see” event for documentary films that usually takes place in April/May of each year. The festival opens its doors to a variety of interpretations of documentary films, or cinema du réel, with experimental films, essays, family films, major reports, historical inquiries, and epic or fragmentary stories. Originating in the trend for ciné-clubs, the Festival first came into being in 1969. At the end of the seventies, it reached its first stage of maturity. It was in Nyon that it became possible to discover the films produced in the countries of the Eastern bloc, as... more