Joëlle Bertossa

Joëlle Bertossa
Producer, Associate producer
Principal country concerned : Column : Cinema/tv

Swiss Owner & Main producer (Close Up Films).

Joëlle Bertossa founded Geneva-based'Close Up Films' in 2012. Over the past five years, they have produced twenty documentary and six fiction films. These include'Volta a Terra', a documentary directed by João Pedro Placido that premiered at Visions du Réel and was presented at ACID, Cannes in 2015;'The Shadow of Women' by Philippe Garrel, that opened the Directors' Fortnight in Cannes, and'I Am Not Your Negro' directed by Raoul Peck, which was presented at TIFF Toronto and nominated for the 2017 Oscars. Through their work, Close Up Films aim to question the contemporary world in an original way. Involved, poetic or radical, the projects that Close Up Films wishes to defend are sometimes fragile but always engaging.

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