Welcome by Markus Hongler
CEO Swiss Mobiliar
What does the future hold – for us personally, the film industry and cinemas, or an insurance company like Swiss Mobiliar? We may have an idea, but we can never know for sure.
Many excellent films delve into the topic of the future. This suits us well, as Swiss Mobiliar also takes a creative approach to tackling the challenges of tomorrow. Our desire is to help shape the future and move Switzerland forward.
As Locarno Festival’s main partner, we also want to enrich the experience, which today encompasses much more than just films. Swiss Mobiliar is active in fostering dialogue, for example through the Locarno Garden la Mobiliare – already last year the place to be for engaging discussions. Another example is the Locarno Talks la Mobiliare speaker series, which this year addresses and is called NOW – the best place to change the future. By inviting guest speakers from a range of fields, Festival coordinators and Swiss Mobiliar aim to encourage inspiring conversations.
This dovetails with Swiss Mobiliar’s cooperative tradition. We promote art and culture because we believe that creative minds contribute positively to society through their work. Stop by and let yourself be inspired!
laMobiliare projects for Locarno Festival