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  • “Boy Erased” – Monday Movie film in English – 25th March
    “Boy Erased” – Monday Movie film in English – 25th March

    The Monday Movie film in English at Nyon cinema on the 25th March will be “Boy Erased”, starring Nicole Kidman, Russell Crowe, Lucas Hedges, and Joel Edgerton. Screening at 20:30. Synopsis – The son of a Baptist preacher is forced to participate in a church-supported gay conversion programme after being forcibly outed to his parents. The post “Boy Erased” – Monday Movie film in Englis

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  • Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day, Dylan Moran and more.
    Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day, Dylan Moran and more.

    Friday 8th February – “Tomorrow Geneva” – Film screening (as part of the Green Film Festival coming soon to Nyon). More info about this festival to follow. The film will be shown at 20:00 at the Local de Pré de l’Oie, Route des Tattes d’Oie 99 in Nyon. Details here on this Facebook page here. “Demain […] The post Events coming up – Kiss and Ski for Valentine’s Day,

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  • “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon
    “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon

    “The Bookshop” starring Emily Mortimer, Bill Nighy, and Patricia Clarkson will be shown in at Nyon cinema on Sunday 30th December at 10:45 (CHF 12 entry!) on Monday 31st at 17:45 and Tuesday 1st January at 20:30.  Details and ticketing – click here Other films in English in Nyon include “The Return of Mary Poppins” […] The post “The Bookshop” – Film in English in Nyon appeared first on

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  • A Star is Born – Film at Nyon cinema
    A Star is Born – Film at Nyon cinema

    The film “A Star is Born” starring Bradley Cooper and Lady Gaga will be screened in English at Nyon Capitole Cinema on Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th at 17:45 and on Monday at 20:30 (as part of the Monday Movie night). Details here  The post A Star is Born – Film at Nyon cinema appeared first on Living in Nyon.

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  • Three Open Air film screenings at the Château of Prangins
    Three Open Air film screenings at the Château of Prangins

    “China’s Van Goghs”, “The True Cost of Fashion” and “The Darjeeling Limited”  to be screened next week. The Château of Prangins (in collaboration with Nyon’s Visions de Réel documentary film festival), will hold three open-air screenings on Thursday 30th August, Friday 31st August and Saturday 1st September at 20:45. These films will be screened in […] The post Three Open Air f

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  • Buzz at the Festival Bar in Nyon – Catch up on films on Saturday
    Buzz at the Festival Bar in Nyon – Catch up on films on Saturday

    If you haven’t yet had the chance to watch any films at Visions du Réel, there are still a couple of days left to catch one or two of them. Tomorrow, Friday the 20th April is the last official day of the festival, however on Saturday 21st, 5 of the winning films entered in to the […] The post Buzz at the Festival Bar in Nyon – Catch up on films on Saturday appeared fir

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  • When Arabs Danced – Film Visions du Réel Weds 18th April
    When Arabs Danced – Film Visions du Réel Weds 18th April

    “I am a dancer, music soothes our soul, but not the soul of our censors”, says a teenager in a school in Egypt. We hear the voice of someone speaking on the radio, “There is no scholar that allows you to listen to the lyrics of Madonna and Beyoncé and Michael Jackson and those kinds […] The post When Arabs Danced – Film Visions du Réel Weds 18th April appeared first on

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  • Films screened in Gland at Festival – Packed house for “Ladies”
    Films screened in Gland at Festival – Packed house for “Ladies”

    Films at Visions du Réel are not only screened in Nyon, but they are also being shown at the Théâtre de Grand Champ in Gland. Shuttle buses have been arranged between Nyon and Gland and are timed to arrive for the start and end of screenings in Gland. Yesterday, Sunday 14th April there was a completely […] The post Films screened in Gland at Festival – Packed house for “Ladie

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  • Canadian Retirees who Migrate to the sun each Winter – Film review
    Canadian Retirees who Migrate to the sun each Winter – Film review

    Visions du Réel. Nyon’s International Documentary Film Festival will open tonight with an official ceremony, followed by the screening of the film “Of Fathers and Sons”, which focusses on the day-to-day life of an important member of a branch of Al-Qaeda in Syria. This film is sold out for tonight (Friday 13th) but will have an […] The post Canadian Retirees who Migrate

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  • Life in Barstow, California to Sisterhood in St Cergue – Two Films at Visions du Réel
    Life in Barstow, California to Sisterhood in St Cergue – Two Films at Visions du Réel

    Nyon’s International Documentary Film festival – Visions du Réel begins this Thursday 12th April and continues until the 21st.  This festival is for both film professionals and the general public, with hundreds of films on offer screened throughout the day and evening. Many films are in English or are subtitled in English. During the festival, there are […] The post

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  • Happy Easter from Living in Nyon!
    Happy Easter from Living in Nyon!

    Happy Easter to all Readers! The next post will be on Friday 6th April. As this will be a week before Vision du Réel officially starts in Nyon and Gland, we will back with recommendations of films to see and reporting on events happening at this prestigious International Film festival. The programme is already out and […] The post Happy Easter from Living in Nyon! appeared first on

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  • Visions du Réel – Nyon’s film festival gets a new look
    Visions du Réel – Nyon’s film festival gets a new look

    A new visual identity has been unveiled for the next Visions du Reél film festival, due to take place in Nyon from 13th – 21st April 2018. The festival has a new artistic director (Emilie Bujès) and now, a new look. This new logo retains the key elements of identity that the Festival is recognised for […] The post Visions du Réel – Nyon’s film festival gets a new look appeared first on

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  • Recording the Sonic Footprint of the Rainforest – Film – Dusk Chorus
    Recording the Sonic Footprint of the Rainforest – Film – Dusk Chorus

    There was a long round of well-deserved applause in the Capitole cinema in Nyon on Tuesday night after the world premiere screening of the film Dusk Chorus – Based on Fragments of Extinction, produced by Alessandro D’Emilia and Nika Saravanja. This film was a “coup de coeur” for the Living in Nyon editor and was also much […]

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  • Life as a young female car mechanic in Burkina Faso – Film Ouga Girls
    Life as a young female car mechanic in Burkina Faso – Film Ouga Girls

    Ouaga Girls – directed by Theresa Traore Dahlberg, screening Wednesday 26th at 19:00 at the Théâtre de Marens in Nyon and Thursday 27th at 20:30 at the Théâtre de Grand Champ in Gland. Every year the Visions du Réel documentary film festival brings the world to Nyon and in this documentary, the viewer is transported to the […]

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  • Surviving and living under Siege – One day in Aleppo – Film, Monday 24 April at Visions du Réel
    Surviving and living under Siege – One day in Aleppo – Film, Monday 24 April at Visions du Réel

    “Brave documentary filmmaking” – One Day in Aleppo, directed by Ali Alibrahim, produced by Feras Fayyad  Screening Monday, April 24 at 14:15 – Capitole Fellini  Tickets here This film review is by Rachel Beacher.  Rachel is a British journalist based in Lausanne. There is brave documentary making – then, there is filming in the middle of […]

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  • Food Trucks at Visions du Réel, Bars, Restaurant and Dancing
    Food Trucks at Visions du Réel, Bars, Restaurant and Dancing

    The central area of Visions du Réel (next to the Salle Communale) in Nyon, is a hive of activity with a bar, restaurant and new this year, food trucks serving Thai food, burgers from the Rolling Chefs, pasta dishes from Pomodoro and a Hummus and friends truck.  There’s also dancing at the central area with different […]

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