After its presentation at Cannes Classics, Hyenas was shown at Cinema Ritrovato in Bologna, at the 56th Film Festival of New York, at the Berwick Film & Media Arts Festival, at the Institut Lumière in Lyon, at the Viennale, Mumbai Film Festival, etc.
Djibril Diop Mambéty followed and filmed the shooting of “Yaaba”, Idrissa Ouédraogo’s (Burkina Faso, 1989) second feature film. A documentary full of humorous anecdotes regarding the dangers of shooting in Burkina Faso.
Enormous emotional energy
Paolo Mereghetti, Corriere della sera (Italy)
Sombre, unflinching and personal […] Markus Imhoof’s Eldorado is a deeply felt documentary essay on Europe’s refugee question.
The Guardian (UK)
After his commitment as a producer, most notably to African cinema and some of his greatest titles (Yaaba, Laafi, Hyenas), the Jura native, Pierre-Alain Meier picks up the camera to confront both his career trajectory and his demons. He returns to Senegal to investigate a European woman who was found dead in 2009; the only white body among the corpses of black migrants washed up on a beach. THIERRY JOBIN, Fribourg Int. Film Festival.
Three women confide in the filmmaker Fatima Sissani. Over fifty years after Algeria’s declaration of independence, they finally decide to testify to their involvement in the fight against colonial occupation and the advent of a democratic and plural Algeria (…) EL WATAN
A hymn to women’s engagement, their involvement in the emancipation of Algeria. SUD-OUEST
During their struggle against the the U.S. military bases, the Okinawan people have found the ability to peacefully resist. They have been able to maintain an inexplicable identity, which is fascinating even to the Japanese. PASSION CINEMA
Humour with a dose of sweetness. L’EXPRESS
WIN WIN is a testimony to the vitality of Swiss filmmaking, capable of transforming a local event into a cultural commodity. LE TEMPS
Finally a successful Swiss comedy. LE MATIN
Richly documented and lavishly photographed…Imhoof obtains stunning images of (bees) at work.
Effective melding of science and aesthetic delights. INDIEWIRE
MARVELOUS! A delightful, informative and suitably contemplative study of the bee world… VILLAGE VOICE, Stephanie Zacharek,
Oh my God – I love this film. Finally somebody got it right! MICHAEL MOORE
In seiner strengen und konsequenten Komposition lässt der Schweizer Regisseur Oliver Zuchuat die Texte hart aufeinanderprallen und für sich sprechen. DOK LEIPZIG, Cornelia Klauss