Washington, D.C. Premiere Three generations endeavor to transform a ghost town in the Swiss canton of Valais into an exemplary eco-village. Agriculture, nature and tourism are the keywords – the aim is to restore harmony and create a holistic experience while sustaining successful development. What do the older and younger generation have to say to each other and what do they have in common? With a shared cultural heritage, both the project’s champions and the local population find much to be enthusiastic about (—swissfilms.ch). Directed by Jacqueline Veuve. Produced by Xavier Grain.
Introduced by Norbert Barlocher, Head of Communications, Embassy of Switzerland.