Im Fluss

Switzerland 2007, Documentary, 5' | Director,Screenplay, DoP, Sound Claudia Lorenz, Cecilia Barriga | Music Hipp Mathis | Production Claudia Lorenz

For thirty years now, two 70-year-old women from Zurich have been an item. Come summer, virtually every day, they like to float down the river that runs through their city. During such a swim, they think about life, love and getting old.


CECILIA BARRIGA was born 1957 in Chile and has lived in Spain since 1977. Obtained a Masters Degree in Film & Video Production from the Universidad Complutense de Madrid.

CLAUDIA LORENZ was born 1975 in Switzerland and grew up partly in Argentina. She studied photography and film at the Zurich College of Art & Design. With her graduation piece, Hoi Maya, she won numerous prizes including both the Panorama Audience Award and the UIP Award at the Berlinale 2005.

Since 2005, Cecilia Barriga and Claudia Lorenz have given joint courses in audiovisual design at various institutes and colleges in Spain. In 2006, they shot their first joint film: El Día del euro.

Claudia Lorenz, Cecilia Barriga
Documentary, Short Film
desired! - film lust & queer