Lionel Rupp

Lionel Rupp



Born in 1983, he directed several short films, such as Le Poisson, Eskapop and La Forêt which competed in many international festivals and received several awards. He completed his training at the HEAD in Geneva in 2011.

Since then, he has continued to work with directors, musicians and visual artists on various interdisciplinary projects. He collaborated on individual and collective projects with Zooscope since its creation in 2008. In 2012, he directed his first feature film with his brother Adrien Rupp. Quai Ouest, an eponymous adaptation of the work of Bernard-Marie Koltès.

He co-directed the feature film Heimatland in international competition at the Locarno 2015 festival. In 2017, the documentary A Campaign of Their Own was selected in official competition at Vision du Réel, Karlovy Vary and Locarno.

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