Making & Celebrating the Future
2291 Festival offers space for colorful ideas, allows for surprising new perspectives, expands our comfort zones and creates momentum for impactful projects. The 2291 Festival is the runway for new topics that deserve more attention – now – to shape the future of Switzerland. It starts right here, today.
2291, #trylongterm - thinking for 7 generations
Is tomorrow too far to think about? Or is it already tomorrow? How will we live? What drives us? What do we want, what not? How do we envision the 1000 year anniversary of Switzerland?
Surprise us with your amazing short film on the topic “Tomorrow”: What are your wishes, fears and demands when you think about your future, the future of Switzerland, and the planet? Let us know what is in your mind and heart.
Creative talents from Switzerland and around the world are invited. Submission deadline is April 30, 2024. The winners and runner ups in 3 categories will be honored in the side program of the 77th Locarno Film Festival - Save the Date: PalaCinema Locarno, August 11, 2024. See you soon!
The Winner and Runner Ups of each of the following 3 categories receive an exclusive 2291 Recognition Award (hand-carved wooden trophy) and unmatched visibility in impactful change maker communities,
The 3 categories are:
- Young emerging film makers / U25 years
- Professional film makers
- Local change, global voice - special recognition by Wyss Academy for nature
All nominees are evaluated by a high-level jury including authors of the book Schweiz2291, as well as Swiss and international film experts and producers.