13th Zurich Film Festival

The 13th Zurich Film Festival will take place from September 28 to October 8, 2017. Once again, you can enjoy this year's latest discoveries and all the films you've been itching to see. In addition to awarding the Golden Eye Award to up‑and-coming filmmakers, the ZFF shows wonderful films featuring national and international stars.

Don't miss the Swiss movie highlight of the year and take advantage of the exclusive offer for Viva clients. Order a voucher code free of charge from the Viva online shop and attend the Zurich Film Festival* with a friend for just CHF 12 each.

Here's How It Works

Order a voucher code free of charge from the Viva online shop; the code will be emailed to you. This code entitles you to buy a maximum of two ZFF tickets for CHF 12 each (instead of up to CHF 26). Advance ticket sales for the Zurich Film Festival begin at noon on September 18, 2017. You can redeem your code online at zff.com or starticket.ch or show it at one of the points of sale in town. You can see the opening times of all the points of sale here.

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* Performances for which you can obtain a ticket for CHF 12: films from the following categories (International Feature Film, International Documentary Film, Focus: Switzerland, Germany, and Austria), Border Lines, New World View, Special Screenings, Window to the World, Retrospectives, Career Achievement Award, and Gala Premieres. Special events are not included.

ZFF 72

Credit Suisse sponsors the ZFF 72 competition in which participants create a short film (no longer than 72 seconds) within 72 hours. This competition allows everyone to become a filmmaker and demonstrate their talent. Awards for the best films will be handed out at the ZFF 72 awards ceremony on October 6, 2017.

The ZFF 72 competition was held for the first time in 2014 and has enjoyed growing popularity over the years both in Switzerland and abroad.

This year's ZFF 72 competition launches at 12 noon on September 29, 2017. You can find out how to enter on the ZFF 72 website.

Cast your vote!

Cast your vote and help decide who wins this year's "Viewers Award" for the best 72-second short film. Vote for your favorite from October 2 to 5; the film with the best viewer rating will win.

Viewer voting



ZFF 72 Awards Ceremony

Act now to secure your special ticket for the ZFF awards ceremony and soak up the atmosphere in person as the awards for the best ZFF 72 films are handed out.

The winners will be announced at the ZFF awards ceremony in Zurich on October 6, 2017. Enjoy a drinks reception with assorted appetizers at Folium in Sihlcity and then see "Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri" at the Arena Cinemas complex. And, as at the Viva Movie Days, each ticket includes a small bag of popcorn and a soft drink (5 dl PET bottle). The highlight of the evening is the awards ceremony at Folium, followed by the awards party. Sam-B, Bligg's tour DJ, will make sure the turntables keep turning!

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