An intimate and exciting story told from the director's dialogue with his unforgettable grandmother, now deceased. With rich family archive footage, Stéphane Riethauser shows his intense life journey: the reluctance to live out his homosexuality openly, the imposition of patriarchal gender roles, and the effort to reverse them in one's personal, family and social life. (MMF)
- Visions du Réel (2019)
Born in 1972 in Geneva, Switzerland. He holds a law degree from the University of Geneva. Over the years, he has worked as a teacher, gay activist, photographer, editor, journalist and translator. He is the author of A visage découvert, a photography book about coming out (Ed. Slatkine, 2000). Between 2003 and 2008, he worked for Swiss Radio Television RTS as a journalist and director. In 2007 he launched his production company Lambda Prod and started working as an independent filmmaker.
Frozen in Time (2007); Prora (2012); Garden of Stars (2016); The Giants in Geneva, Time for a Dream (2017).