luc schaedler

Studies in Cultural Anthropology, Film and Social History at Zurich University, Switzerland. Degrees in Visual Anthropology: Made in Hong Kong (MA, 1997) and Angry Monk (Ph.D., 2007). Since 1998 freelance filmmaker and producer.

From 2006 to 2008 head of the department of Visual Anthropology at the Anthropological Museum of Zurich University.

Since 2001 lecturer at Zurich University to various topics related to film, documentary (in theory and practice), cultural and visual anthropology, Buddhism and Tibet.

Collaboration as program coordinator in the arthouse cinema Xenix in Zurich for many years (1986-2002). Organization of several filmfestivals in Switzerland and abroad.

Collaboration in establishing the children’s filmclub Magic Lantern in Zurich (1998/2000).

Co-founder of the anthropological student’s filmfestival “regard bleu” at the Anthropological Museum of Zurich University (2002).

Since 1988 repeated journeys, research- and working visits in India, China, Tibet and Japan.

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FILMOGRAPHY

2018 • A LONG WAY HOME
Producer, writer, director, camera
Documentary, 75 mins.
Nomination for Swiss Film Award 2018
Interview with Luc Schaedler

2013 • WATERMARKS
Producer, writer, director
, camera
Documentary, 80 mins.
Invitation to Semaine de la critique (Locarno)

2005ANGRY MONK
Producer, writer, director

Documentary, 97 mins.
Invitation to Sundance (competition), nomination for the “Grand Jury Prize”.

1997MADE IN HONG KONG
Producer, writer, director, camera

Documentary, 75 mins.
Invitation to Leipzig (competition), Study Award 1997 (BAK)

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2011NAGA IDENTITIES (in progress)
Director, Camera

Ethno-Documentary, 60 mins.

2007BURIAL RITES IN TRANSITION
Producer

TV-Documentary, Sternstunde, 30 mins.
Directors: Mehdi Sahebi, Aya Domenig

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