What is UNICA

Union Internationale du Cinéma 

was founded at the

1937

Paris World's Fair 

 and is member of the

CICT

International Council for Film, Television
and Audiovisual Communication at 

UNESCO 

 Due to COVID-19 ... 

2022 Ukraine postponed
2021 Warsaw POL cancelled

2020 Birmingham GBR cancelled

The last UNICA was in Zeist, the Netherlands 


 Together we transferred 

to the UNICA film archive in 2013 at the Lichtspiel in Bern

Rolf Leuenberger, Georges Fondeur, Davide Landolf, Thomas Kräuchi 

Together they restarted,

after the second World War,
the UNICA Congress in 1946 in Lugano

Together they founded

the Club Ciné-Amateurs de Lausanne in 1935 

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Film "L'heure H", 1936

Jacques Bolsky was cofounder

of the first film club in the world 

"The Bolex Club" on July 3, 1929 in Geneva and 
Boolsky was also the first central president 1935

of the "Federation of Swiss Amateur Film Clubs" (BSFA)

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"Beyond the Bolex" 

In this personal film Alyssa Bolsey delves into her family’s history to uncover the story of the camera’s inventor, her great-grandfather Jacques Bolsey, alias Boolsky or Bogopolsky (Trailer 2019) 


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