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Kino Xenix is holding a retrospective of movies starring Robert Carlyle in its October programme, which includes the following movies in English: 28 Weeks Later, The 51st State, Angela’s Ashes, The Beach, Carla’s Song, Cracker, Face, The Full Monty, Go Now, The Mighty Celt, Plunkett & Macleane, Priest, Ravenous, Riff-Raff, Silent Scream, There’s Only One Jimmy Grimble, Trainspotting, The World Is Not Enough.
An extra added bonuns is the Swiss premiere of Finnish director Tonislav Hristov's documentary Love & Engineering. See www.xenix.ch (in German) for movie details.

The Zurich Film Festival is spread over 11 days and packed with excellent movies from all over the world and an increasing number of red carpet stars. Ongoing until October 5. www.zff.com

ewz.stattkino is not your usual film festival. The movies are enhanced depending on their content, potential for providing an innovative experience, according to the directors' whim, or all of the above – with new soundtracks, dance troupes, magic shows, or simultaneous ad-libbed lines. To gear up for the annual event in February, the people at ewz.stattkino are hosting a best-of series from October 13 to 26 the Arthouse Le Paris movie theater and ewz-Unterwerk Selnau. See website for details.

Meier Shalev reads from his book Two She-Bears at the Literaturhaus Zürich on Tuesday, October 14 at 7:30 pm. More...

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