Film Review: The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung) (Switzerland, 2017) is a spirited ode to the Swiss suffrage movement

March 22, 2018

Suffragette was a film that covered the British women who protested in order to gain the right to vote. The Divine Order (Die göttliche Ordnung) is a film that covers things from a Swiss perspective. Whereas the suffrage movement happened in the UK in the early 20th century, for Switzerland it was 1971 before the […]

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Review: Swissotel Zurich is ideal for day-trippers and business travellers alike

January 23, 2018

Switzerland is full of exciting day trips no matter which city you choose as a base. For access to the Northern part of the country, the most popular option is Zürich: the country’s largest city and one of its most well-known. It’s for this reason that Swissotel is one of the best options for either […]

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Review: Novotel Zurich City West provides comfort in the heart of Swiss hipster culture

December 28, 2017

Switzerland may be best known for its unparalleled beauty and majestic landscapes but there’s still plenty to do for urban-dwellers across the country. Take Zürich for example, a city that seems pleasant and relatively placid until you reach the kinetic hipster-leaning cultural revival going down in Zürich-West: a former industrial area that’s getting a seriously […]

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Melbourne Queer Film Festival Review: The Circle (Der Kreis) (Switzerland, 2014)

March 22, 2015

The Circle (Der Kreis) was a gay magazine produced in Switzerland and distributed internationally between 1932 and 1967. It is also the name of a docudrama film by director, Stefan Haupt. The film tells the story of a couple who were members of this underground movement that went on to become Switzerland’s first legally-married couple […]

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