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Cultural Committee

Last Event

Swiss Films at the 22nd Berlin & Beyond Film Festival
Feb 9-15, 2018 in San Francisco

The Berlin & Beyond Film Festival featured the three successful Swiss films this year: The North American premiere of Godless Youth (Jugend ohne Gott), a provocative dystopia of a performance-oriented society by Alain Gsponer, Streaker (Flitzer), the latest comedy by Peter Luisi and Wunderlich’s World (Die Welt der Wunderlichs), a family comedy about a single mother by Dani Levy.


What is the Cultural Committee?

The Cultural Committee has recently been established by the United Swiss Societies. Its mission is to promote Swiss artists and cultural events in the Bay Area with a small budget allowance. If you have a suggestion for a Swiss cultural event that the Cultural Committee may help sponsor, let us know!


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Previous Events

Feb 9-15, 2018
This 22nd Berlin & Beyond Film Festival featured three Swiss films: Godless Youth (Jugend ohne Gott), a provocative dystopia of a performance-oriented society by Alain Gsponer, Streaker (Flitzer), the latest comedy by Peter Luisi and Wunderlich’s World (Die Welt der Wunderlichs), a family comedy by Dani Levy.

Sept 15, 2017
The featured film at Swiss Movie Night was Schellen-Ursli (2015) by renowned Swiss film maker Xavier Koller. It is based on the famous children´s book by Selina Chönz and Alois Carigiet and tells the story of Schellen-Ursli and his adventures.

March 19, 2017
The private tour at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art focused on the architecture of the newly expanded SFMOMA site whose original building was designed by Swiss architect Mario Botta. In addition, the tour included a visit to a special exhibition "Paul Klee at Play", which highlighted Swiss modernist's lifelong exploration of the creative and transformative possibilities of play.

Feb 3-8, 2017
This 21st Berlin & Beyond Film Festival featured three Swiss films: The US premiere of Dark Fortune, a tragic drama, Heidi, an endearing family film and Wonderland, an apocalyptic thought experiment.

Dec 10, 2016
At the German Holiday Market, several Swiss artists offered their art to the community, including handmade aprons (Carla Twitchwell), greetings cards (Daniel Leu), handmade bags and pillows (Zwia Lipkin), and Swiss wood paintings (Heidi Price).


 
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The United Swiss Societies of Northern California (USSNC), founded in 1912, merged with the Swiss House Association of California, which had incorporated on July 21, 1930, the merger created the new name, United Swiss House of Northern California, Inc., which on February 11, 1983 incorporated to its current name. United Swiss Societies of Northern California, Inc., organized as a California Non-Profit Public Benefit Corporation, 501(c)(4), tax ID 23-7126939