Swiss Film Selection – Swiss films for international audiences

Still from the Swiss film: How I Survived the Bol d’Or Boat Race on Lake Geneva, which is already on the platform ©RTS/Play Switzerland.

SWI, the international unit of the Swiss Broadcasting Corporation (SBC), offers a selection of Swiss documentaries with English subtitles from the Play Suisse streaming platform available worldwide.

This content was published on November 11, 2022 – 09:00

The latest offering examines the tragic crash of Swissair Flight 111 in 1998, a spectacular post office robbery in Zurich, a runaway train drama in the Swiss Alps and much more. English speakers can now enjoy Swiss movies that were previously only accessible in Switzerland in any part of the world.

The offer of SWI, which is aimed at Swiss citizens living abroad as well as at international audiences interested in Switzerland, is now enriched with this growing selection of the best films from and about Switzerland. The documentaries produced for the Play Switzerland streaming platform in German, French and Italian are now also subtitled in English and accessible from abroad.

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Access couldn’t be easier. Visit to choose a film from the regularly updated selection of exciting documentaries. The growing list of films covers a wide range of subjects: from Ukrainian women in Donbass to rock climbing in southern Switzerland, and survivors of the 2019 Bol d’Or Mirabaud boat race on Lake Geneva to the spectacular crimes committed. in Swiss.

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SWI offers a newsletter for Swiss film lovers who don’t want to miss the latest updates. Find out more about the Swiss Film Selection via

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