Archive Cinema City 2016.

Europe, She Loves

Genre: Documentary
Country: Switzerland
Year: 2016
Duration: 100'

Director: Jan Gassmann
Scenario: Jan Gassmann

Programme selection: Fresh Danube Films


Four couples struggle on the edge of mother Europe. In countries troubled by economic and social crises they stumble through life with charme, sex and plenty of passion. A movie about the politics of love.


Jan Gassmann (1983) is a director based in Zürich. His first feature documentary CHRIGU premiered at the 57. Berlinale and won the Prize of the Ecumenical Jury. The movie travelled the world and amongst others, he won the «Filmcritics Switzerland Prize». In 2011 followed his first feature fiction film OFF BEAT. It premiered at the 61. Berlinale, Panorama and was nominated for «Best Camera» by the swiss film academy in 2012. With his next documentary KARMA SHADUB, he won together with Ramon Giger the Grand-Prix of the international Competition at Visions du Réel, Nyon, 2013. His next fiction film HEIMATLAND, a collaborative work, premiered in the International Competition at Locarno Filmfestival 2015 and won the Zurich and Bern Filmprize and just got nominated for Best Film by the Swiss Film Academy.

Original language: English, Spanish, Estonian, Greek
Language of subtitles: English, Serbian