💫Orbit.1 in Grand-Saconnex the 26th of August

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These days, digital images are all around us. But where does this technology come from, what are the origins of the moving image? Spend a Saturday afternoon discovering two hands-on workshops on the origins of photography and the basics of cinema through animation, then enjoy an open-air screening of the film Hugo Cabret, a feature by Martin Scorsese about the joys of the mechanics and the secrets of cinema from its inception at the beginning of the 20th century. Event organized in collaboration with the Ville de Grand-Saconnex.

CineGlobe is collaborating with Ciné en plein air for an evening in the courtyard of the Ferme Pommier. Sun loungers and a refreshment bar will be available for a fee. Barbecues are not permitted.

CineGlobe x Ciné en plein air

  • Address

    Théâtre le douze dix-huit,
    Chemin du Pommier 9
    1218 Le Grand-Saconnex
  • Free entrance – refreshment bar available at an additional cost
  • Workshops FULL : 16h30 et 19h30
  • Film : 20h45 : screening of the film Hugo Cabret
  • Due to bad weather, the workshops will continue and the film screening will take place at the theatre.
    Please note that places are limited to 100 people. Priority for screenings will be given on a first-come, first-served basis.




16h30 – How do you make a camera out of a Tetra Pak and take a photo with it?
During the Tetra Pak Camera workshop, you will build your own camera and learn how to develop photos with coffee and vitamin C.
The number of places is extremely limited, so book as soon as possible.

19h30 – How to create a small animation on film ?
Handle real 35mm film, rework the images one by one, then view the resulting animation on a Moviola projector.

From 7 years of age.
Children under 10 must be accompanied by an adult. Detailed workshop descriptions can be found in the agenda section of www.grand-saconnex.ch


20h45 – Hugo from Martin Scorsese, 2011
Duration : 2h07 – legal age : 7 years – recommended age : 10 years
Language : vo french and st english

🍿Free popcorn before the film

In the Paris of the 1930s, young Hugo is a twelve-year-old orphan living in a railway station. His past is a mystery and his destiny an enigma. All he has left of his father is a strange automaton, and he is looking for the key to make it work. On his quest, he finds himself on an adventure with cinema pioneer George Méliès.

In collaboration with the city of Grand-Saconnex