Matthias Brunner


Matthias "This" Brunner (b. 1945 in Zürich) ran arthouse cinemas in Zürich for over thirty-five years, curated screenings at Art Basel and Art Basel Miami Beach for over twenty years and has attended over two hundred fifty film festivals over the past sixty years, from Berlin to Cannes, Locarno, Venice, Zurich and way out in LA. He has received numerous awards for his work, including the French title of Officier des Arts et des Lettres, the Europa Cinemas Award for “Best European Arthouse Curator”, cultural prizes from the City and Canton of Zürich, and the SI Award of the Swiss Institute in New York.