– festival

Cultur’halle Film Festival (CHFF) is a festival of contemporary art short films.

This festival is organized to promote and enhance modern experimental short and medium-length films, to honor avant-garde artistic productions in cinema as well as to create encounters and share ideas and creations. A living festival.

– 2023’s official selection coming soon !

Winners 2022


The eyes of the world are riveted on the rise of the Third Reich.
Under the pressure of the Second World War, France doubles the demands for participation of its colonies. It demands more forced labour, more taxes and military conscription. Senegal was no exception.

ROKHAYA BALDE | VO (FR) | 8 min 49 sec | 2021 | Switzerland

A body is 3’8

Antonio José Martínez Palacios was going to be the biggest Spanish musician of the 20th Century. Unfortunately, he was incarcerated and executed without a trial at the age of 33, at the beginning of the Spanish Civil War.

JAIME DEZCALLAR | VO (ES) | 3’8 min | 2021 | Spain

Edition 2023

Call for entries !

Would you like to submit a short film for the 2023 edition of the festival?

The registration of films is now open.

Register your short films on :

– support

The Cultur’Halle Association brings together those who give special support to the Cultur’Halle Film Festival (CHFF).

Become a member and benefit from advantages during the Festival.

  • Festival subscription at an exceptional price of 20% of the full price + a reserved seat for the festival screening (by registering at contact [at] chff [dot] ch).

Annual subscription 2022-2023

  • Famili’Halle reduced rate
    (AVS, AI, apprentice, student, unemployed)
    CHF 20.00
  • Famili’Halle rate
    CHF 50.00
  • Famili’Halle Duo
    CHF 70.00
  • Famili’Halle Support
    CHF 100.00

– partenership

You benefit by becoming a partner of the CHFF :

  • You allow the existence of a quality event based in Geneva.
  • You associate your image with the DNA of the festival: a cultural event arousing emotions and wonder.
  • You benefit from an active multi-channel communication all year round at the national level.
  • You reach a local, young and curious public.

Your support to the CHFF also gives you :

  • A VIP pass.
  • Invitations to the screenings of your choice.

We are listening to your ideas !

Contact us at: contact [at] chff [dot] ch

– team

Jo lima
General and artistic director

Ananda Roubian
Multimedia design manager

Brenda Alexandre
Administrative assistant

– contact

Cultur’halle Film Festival

+41 78 742 28 23
contact [at] chff [dot] ch
CH – Genève

– Useful information

Screening on Thursday 26 and Friday 27 October 2023 at 19:30 at Fonction cinéma :

Maison des Arts du Grütli
16, rue du Général Dufour
1204 Geneva

Ticketing on reservation : contact@chff.ch