Beat Glur

Film Critic, Switzerland

Beat GlurBeat Glur is a film and music critic from Bern, Switzerland. He was the editor in chief of the cultural news department of the Swiss News Agency for 16 years. Having worked as a programmer for numerous film festivals such as Rotterdam, Berlin and Locarno, he has also been a member of the Cultural Commission of the Swiss Authors Organisation Suissimage and the Federal Film Commission, the advising board of the Swiss Government.

A Kid's Struggle for Love and Affection

in 62nd Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festiva

Switzerland is well known for its su... read more

A Comparatively Dull World

in 22nd Stockholm Film Festival

In the midst of the European financial disaster the ... read more

Strong Films from the East and the North By Beat Glur

in 42nd Karlovy Vary Film Festival

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2007 pr... read more

Female Directors Show Women in Despair

in 65th Berlinale - Berlin International Film Festival

"The issues that I am familiar with and I feel an ur... read more

A New Start, An Uncertain Future

in 37th Cairo International Film Festival

The Cairo International Film Festival is the oldest ... read more

Works Made for Cinema, Television, the Web, Mobile Phones and Video Games

in 18th Geneva International Film Festival Tous Ecrans

“We have finally arrived where we aimed to go,” says... read more

What's a TV Movie?

in 9th Geneva International Film Festival

Foreigners may consider Geneva the capital of Switze... read more

"Der Nachtmahr": An Incarnation of her own Fears and Feelings

in 33rd FilmFest Munich

White letters on a black screen: “This film has to b... read more

Strong Films from the East – Small Selection from the West

in 31st Moscow International Film Festival

The Moscow International Film Festival (MIFF) still ... read more

Egypt Before and After the Revolution

in 54th Viennale - Vienna International Film Festival

To make a film in Egypt has been difficult these las... read more

Columbus By Kogonada

in 44th Seattle International Film Festival

In a huge country like the USA it is frequent to fin... read more