September 2ND 2009


On the production websiteHERE

September 2009


Starting SEPTEMBER 2ND 2009 the DVD "Nomad's Land - in the footsteps of Nicolas Bouvier" will be available in the stores in the French part of Switzerland, and from September 4th in the German part!
Along to the movie, you'll find bonuses which will make you discover the genesis of the latter and the conditions under which the film shot "in solo" was made.
You will find the DVD in all the usual outlets as well as on our website.


May 25th 2009


NOMAD'S LAND received
The GOLDEN GATE AWARD for best feature documentary
at the 52nd San Francisco International Film Festival 2009



NOMAD’S LAND is selected at the 52th Festival International of San Francisco in the international competition section

The Festival will take place from April 23rd to Mai 7th 2009

Link to the official festival website: HERE

Link to the page of the international documentary competition: HERE

Projection dates:

  • Sunday April 26th 2009 – 16 :30 PFA (NOMA26P)
  • Tuesday April 30th – 18 :45 – Kabuki (NOMA30K)
  • Saturday Mai 2nd – 21 :00 – Kabuki (NOMA02K)


NOMAD’S LAND is selected at the 24th International Docfestival of Münich Germany at the international program

The festival will take place from Mai 6th to Mai 13th 2009

Link to the official website: HERE

Link to the documentary webpage: HERE

Projection dates:

  • Sunday May 10th 2009 – 12 :00 Atelier – french with german subtitles
  • Tuesday May 12th 2009 – 17 :30 ARRI Kino – french with german subtitles



The festival, which is held in Cuernavaca, south of Mexico City, took place from March 11th to 15th 2009, is devoted to films made for the movie theaters which deal with environmental issues. Fifteen documentary films from four continents participated in the international competition.

January 13th 2009


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January 12th 2009

NEWS – CINEMA RELEASE OF NOMAD’S LAND IN THE GERMAN PART OF SWITZERLAND in Zürich, Basel, Bern, Biel, Luzern, St. Gallen and Winterthur.

On the following cities and dates the director Gaël Métroz will be present for a discussion at the end of the film:

  • Zürich - Monday, January 12th - Arthouse Le Paris - 12:00
  • Biel - Saturday, January 17th - Cinema Rex2 - 18:00
  • Bern - Sunday, January 18th - Cinemovie1 - 10:00
  • Luzern - Sunday, January 18th - Bourbaki2 - 14:15
  • Basel - Sunday, January 18th - Kultkino Atelier - 17:00

December 14th 2008

« NOMAD'S LAND – in the footsteps of Nicolas Bouvier » starts in the German part of Switzerland on January 15th 2009 in following cities:

  • Zürich
  • Bern
  • Basel
  • Luzern
  • Winterthur
  • St-Gallen
  • Biel
  • Zug (from January 29th 2009)

The dates of the cinema performances in presence of the director Gaël Métroz will be notified soon


A week before the official cinema release in the German-speaking Switzerland NOMAD'S LAND is showed in avant-premieres in Zürich at the "Lunchkinos" in the Arthousekino LE PARIS, from January 8th – 13th 2009 and in Berne at the "Lunchkinos" in the cinema Splendid, January 8th – 14th 2009.

Soon more information about Zürich and Berne: and

NOMAD’S LAND is selected at the international Filmfestival of Göteborg!

The Festival takes place form January 23rd till February 2nd. More information on

NOMAD’S LAND is selected at the 44th Solothurn Film Festival

Presentations on : Wednesday, January 21st 2009, 17.30 at the Kino Canva and on Saturday, January 24th 2009, 17:45 at the Kino Canva Club

DVD Edition

A DVD edition of NOMAD'S LAND is planned - we will give you the date on this website!

October 15th 2008

As NOMAD’S LAND just reached the 15'000 spectators it’s still showing in the main cities (Geneva, Lausanne, Martigny, Sierre, Fribourg, Yverdon, Neuchâtel, La Chaux-de-Fonds) and will start it’s opening in the small cities and villages. Here a non exhaustive list (dates might be changing):

  • Ste-Croix, october 17th to 19th (in presence of Gaël Métroz october 18th)
  • Crans-Montana, october 22nd to 26th
  • Château-d'Oex ,october 23rd to 26th
  • Bex October, 30th to november 2nd (in presence of Gaël Métroz November 2nd)
  • Couvet, november 7th to 9th
  • Porrentruy, november 11th to 12th
  • Bévilard, november 12th to 23th
  • La Neuveville, november 12th to 16th
  • Aubonne, du november 13th to 18th
  • Orbe, november 21st to 23rd
  • Le Noirmont, november 25th to 30th
  • Chexbres, january 9th to 10th 2009
  • Echallens, march 27th 2009

For more details on the schedules of the screenings we encourage you to contact the movie-theaters directly or to consult your favorite newspapers.

September 20th 2008


An educational file on « Nomad’s Land » is available on the following link: or to be downloaded HERE

September 15th 2008

Press reviews

Radio Suisse Romande La Première :
Emission "Synopsis" of September 7th - interview of Gaël Métroz : MP3

Télévision Suisse Romande :
News of September 11th - interview of Gaël Métroz : ICI

Newspapers articles in « Le Temps » and « La Tribune de Genève » :

Article in « Le Temps » - PDF
Article in « La Tribune de Genève » - PDF

September 9th 2008

NEWS - THE SCHEDULE OF NOMAD’S LAND in Geneva (english subtitles!), Lausanne, Vevey, Sion, Fribourg and Neuchâtel in presence of the director Gaël Métroz

On the following dates the director Gaël Métroz will be present for a discussion at the end of the film. For the schedules of the other projections please consult the indicated websites:

  • Wednesday September 10th at 8pm at the Scala 1 in Geneva (
    - english subtitles
  • Thursday September 11th at 8:45pm at the City-Club in Lausanne-Pully (
  • Friday September 12th at 8 :15pm at the Apollo in Neuchâtel (
  • Saturday September 13th at 8pm at the Capitole in Sion ( / / / / / / / /


September 7th 2008

INFO – The film shown in the cinema Les Scala in Geneva is in subtitled in English (original French version)

September 2nd 2008

Culture Club – cultural tv show on Léman Bleu

August 26th 2008

You can order Gaël Métroz’s stills in a superior quality on argentic paper or inkjet.

More informations here...

August 26th 2008

Exhibition at the Café du Grütli – Maison des Arts du Grütli in Geneva

Starting September 1st 2008

Café du Grütli

August 26th 2008

The cinema release of NOMAD’S LAND on the 10th of september is confirmed in the following cities: Geneva (english subtitles!), Lausanne, Vevey, Sion, Fribourg and Neuchâtel.

On the following dates the director Gaël Métroz will be present for a discussion at the end of the film:

August 4th 2008

Gaël Métroz's interview on Radio Chablais

Download it - MP3

July 17th 2008

Become a member of the group Nomad’s Land on facebook !

July 16th 2008

We are happy to announce you the official selection of our movie in the section « Appellations Suisse » at the International Film Festival of Locarno.

SATURDAY, AUGUST 9th , 11am in LA SALA, followed by a discussion with the public

SUNDAY, AUGUST 10th, 10pm in RIALTO 1

June 25th 2008

Open air projections

Before the « official » cinema release on September 10th 2008, you have the possibility to see NOMAD’S LAND as “avant-première” in the open air theaters this summer:

Lausanne Thursday, July 24th, 9:45pm at Orange Cinema in Bellerive (Web site)

Geneva, Sunday, July 27th, 9:45pm at Orange Cinema in Port-Noir (Web site)

Vevey, Thursday, July 31st in the open air theater Place Scanavin (Web site)

Yverdon, Friday, August 8th, 9:15pm in the OPENCinéma in Yverdon-les-Bains

June 11th 2008

Date of release :

The film will be released in the french part of Switzerland on September 10th 2008. The release in the german part of Switzerland is planned beginning of 2009.

May 20th 2008

Newspaper of Fribourg « La Liberté » and « Le Courrier » of Geneva

Article of « La Liberté » - PDF
Article of « Le Courrier » - PDF

April 21st 2008

Visions du Réel 2008 – International Documentary Film Festival – Nyon - Switzerland

April 21st 2008 7 :30pm – helvetic selection
Article - PDF

April 17th 2008

Illico – cultural tv show on TSR

April 17th at 10 :45pm - Vidéo

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