'The Other Half of the Sky'


by Patrik Soergel

The other half of the sky – Stories of Chinese businesswomen

For the first Asia Society Switzerland movie screening we will show the captivating documentary:

«The other half of the Sky – Stories of Chinese businesswomen», 2016, in presence of the multiple award-winning director, Patrik Soergel.

In this documentary Soergel puts the spotlight on careers of female executives in the Chinese business world. From the perspectives of four of the country's most powerful businesswomen, the movie explores the deep socio-economic transformations taking place in China today.

The movie will be shown in English with English subtitles.




Patrik Soergel

Patrik Soergel is an award-winning director whose work has been shown on several TV networks around the globe, dozens of film festivals and distributed internationally. He also directs prime time TV documentaries for the swiss public network RSI - Radiotelevisione svizzera. Soergel graduated in film direction and film editing at The European Film College and FAMU Accademy of performing Art. He is based in Switzerland and works with several film companies in Europe and the USA. Soergel's feature, The Sound After the Storm, won "Best Documentary" at the 2009 Zurich Film Festival.

Event Details

Tue 22 May 2018
6:30 - 8:30 p.m.

Riffraff Kino, Saal 4
57-63 Neugasse
8005 Zürich

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