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Current exhibitions

Gilles Peress, Bazar, Tabriz, 1979 © Gilles Peress

Gilles Peress, Telex Iran

17.09.2014 - 30.11.2014

Gilles Peress has intransigently documented the darkest chapters of modern history, from the Troubles in Northern Ireland to the mass graves in Bosnia and Rwanda. In 1979, he went to Iran to photograph the revolution at its...More

Set photograph from Disengagement by Amos Gitaï, 2007 © AGAV Films / Ziv Koren

Amos Gitai Architect of memory

17.09.2014 - 04.01.2015

Dedicated to the work of Israeli filmmaker Amos Gitai, this exhibition is a coproduction with the Swiss Film Archive, the Cinemathèque française and Galeries, Brussels. Created from his archives, this multimedia project explores...More

Shoulder Arms, 1918 © Roy Export S.A.S., scan Cineteca di Bologna, courtesy Musée de l'Elysée, Lausanne

Chaplin, between war and peace

17.09.2014 - 04.01.2015

Should Charlie Chaplin continue making films or enter the trenches? The controversy over the fact that the British actor was not fighting alongside his own people erupted in 1915. At the beginning of his fame, Chaplin was already...More