May 68 – the premises

Alex Mayenfisch
(2018) 52'
The premises of May 68 in Switzerland

7000 stones, one border

Alex Mayenfisch
(2013) 52'
In Switzerland, land-locked country, the border is omnipresent.

A 30 Years Wait

Alex Mayenfisch
(2008) 50'
The long debate on the right to abortion in Switzerland. A political and social drama told with the archives of the Swiss Public Television.

The Factory

Alex Mayenfisch
(2005) 48'
It once employed 1,200 people, 85% of whom were immigrant women. The all powerful owner made sure that things were kept behind closed doors, and the pitiful work conditions earned him a bad reputation.

Pya Hug

Alex Mayenfisch
(2005) 24'
The universe of the artist Pya Hug through the eyes of the photographer Mario del Curto

Seasonal workers

Alex Mayenfisch
(2003) 53'
Since after World War II, Switzerland has largely depended on immigrant workers from southern Europe.

Chronicle of a good intention

Alex Mayenfisch
(1999) 51'
Ecology, a way out of unemployment? In Switzerland, at the peak of unemployment, 11 jobless people count on professional reorientation. They start a six-month training course...

Half the glory

Alex Mayenfisch
(1995) 45'
At the beginning of the 50s, Mount Everest was in the limelight: the conquest of the Earth's mythical third pole had become a top priority...

Leisure time

Alex Mayenfisch
(1992) 52'
Switzerland is renowned for its work ethic, which has become a national character trait...

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