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Alexander J. Seiler

 

2010 GEYSIR UND GOLIATH
2002 SEPTEMBERWIND
1990 PALAVER, PALAVER
1982 LUDWIG HOHL. EIN FILM IN FRAGMENTEN
1980 DIE SIEBEN TODSÜNDEN
1979 DER HANDKUSS - MÄRCHEN AUS DER SCHWEIZ
1976 DIE FRÜCHTE DER ARBEIT
1974 WER EINMAL LÜGT ODER VICTOR UND DIE ERZIEHUNG
1971 UNSER LEHRER
1968 FIFTEEN
1967 MUSIKWETTBEWERB
1967 VIA ZÜRICH
1966 IM LAUFDE DES JAHRES
1966 MIXTUREN
1964 SIAMO ITALIANI
1964 ENTWICKLUNGSHILFE
1962 IM WECHSELNDEN GEFÄLLE
1961 AUF WEISSEM GRUND

1928-2018. He studied Literature, Philosophy and Sociology in Basel, Paris and Munich. In the year 1961, he started working in the movie industry, working for too many years in collaboration with Rob Gnant and June Kovach. Founding member of the Swiss Film Centre and Executive Secretary of the Association of Swiss Filmmakers. He was very active in film politics, developing also an important role as a film critic. Alexander J. Seiler is considered as the maximum exponent of the new wave of Swiss filmmakers from the 60´s, shooting films which arouse the social responsability and consciousness. His short film IN WECHSELNDEM GEFÄLLE won the Golden Palm to the Best Short Film within the Cannes Festival in the year 1963.