Currently on Play Suisse;  'G', 'Fulesee' and 'Berta, hingegen Jonas, aber Frau Wohlgemut' 
The Shortfilms are now available on Play Suisse, the Swiss Streaming Plattform, in German / French / Italian., click on the links:  'G'   'Berta, however Jonas, but Mrs. Wohlgemut'  'Fulesee'
Cantonale Berne Jura, Kunsthaus Interlaken: December 10, 2023 - January 28, 2024
At Kunsthaus Interlaken, drawings from the series 'Watershed' are presented within a group show. Vernissage on December 9, 2023, 17h. In addition, we are delighted to show a premiere: 'Vice Versa – Nicole Johänntgen, Saxophone & Christina Benz, Sand Drawings'. The live performance takes place on Sunday, 17.12.23, as well as a guided tour through the exhibition with the Director Heinz Häsler and participating artists. Finissage on 28.1.24, 16h.​​​​​​​
Shortfilm of the Week at Trigger Play SRF, 10.11.2023 
Trigger presents the short film of the week: 'Fulesee' (online available until 5.1.24). Watch on:
Ateliergespräche: 'Vom Zufall zum Einfall – oder Dort, wo die Baumnuss blüht'. Überlegungen zur Kunst von Christina Benz, Essay von Samantha Grob
This essay was written following 'Studio visits – talks between artist Christina Benz and art historian Samantha Grob', supported by Pro Helvetia, Swiss Arts Council. To read the essay, click here.​​​​​​​
Hamptons Fine Art Fair, Southampton NY:  July 13-16, 2023
Cynthia Corbett Gallery presents work by Andy Burgess, Deborah Azzopardi, Matt Smith, Klari Reis, Isabelle van Zeijl, Fabiano Parisi, Cristina Schek, Christina Benz, Elaine Woo Mac Gregor, Miranda Boulton, Elise Ansel, Freya Bramble-Carter & Florence St. George and Yuko Nishikawa, 
Palm Beach Modern+Contemporary, Miami:  March 23-26, 2023
Cynthia Corbett Gallery presents work by Yuko Nishikawa, Elaine Woo Mac Gregor, Tuëma Pattie, Cristina Schek, Christina Benz, Freya Bramble-Carter, Deborah Azzopardi, Klari Reis, Isabelle van Zeijl, Andy Burgess, Fabiano Parisi and Kgole.
Tricky Women /Tricky Realities Festival, onsite in Vienna and online: March 8-12, 2023
Tricky Women / Tricky Realities, Focus on Switzerland: 'Fulesee' is shown in the program 'Experiences & Encounters', curated by Saskia von Virág in collaboration with and supported by Swiss Films. Further info:
Online: Suday 12.3., 20:00 / online available for 48 hours
Cinema: Sunday 12.3., 13:00 + Q&A / Historischer Saal, METRO Kino
Cinejoy Virtual Festival, globally: March 1-12, 2023
Cinejoy Virtual Festival featuring the Artists & Films of Cinequest – ‚Berta, however Jonas, but Mrs. Wohlgemut‘ is part of this fest of screenings and events! Line up, tickets and further info: or
Art Miami, Miami: November 29 - December 4, 2022
Cynthia Corbett Gallery presents work by Deborah Azzopardi, Klari Reis, Yuko Nishikawa, Isabelle van Zeijl, Andy Burgess, Matt Smith, Christina Benz, Kgole, Eve de Haan and Freya Bramble-Carter.
ALCINE 51, Madrid: November 3-13, 2022
'G' will be shown in the short film program 'ALCINE Languages' at the Teatro Salón Cervantes in Alcalá de Henares, more info:​​​​​​​
Filmfest, Kaufbeuren: October 2-16, 2022
'Berta, however Jonas, but Mrs. Wohlgemut' will be shown in the competition 'Dach02' on Monday, October 3, 20.15-22.15, on Wednesday, October 5, 18.00-20.00 and on Saturday, October 8, 14.00-16.00 at Corona Kinoplex in Kaufbeuren. Tickets and info:
Kinofest, Patras: September 22-25, 2022
'Fulesee' will be shown at Kinofest on September 23, 20.05 at Goethe-Zentrum in Patras, more info:
Art on Paper, New York City: September 8-11, 2022
Cynthia Corbett Gallery presents work by Deborah Azzopardi, Christina Benz, Klari Reis, Isabelle van Zeijl, Tuëma Pattie, Cristina Schek, Alastair Gordon, Matt Smith and Andy Burgess.
Art on Paper in New York City, September 8-11, 2022 at Pier 36, New York City. Further info:
Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival 2022, San Jose: August 16-29, 2022
'Berta, however Jonas, but Mrs. Wohlgemut' celebrates its US premiere at Cinequest Film & Creativity Festival 2022, very happy to be part of the Official Selection, Shorts 04: Animated Worlds. On Saturday, August 20, 2022 at Hammer Theatre Centre, San Jose and on Sunday, August 28, at Pruneyard Cinemas. Tickets and info:
Santorini Film Festival 2022, 15. July 2022, Nomination for Best Animated Short
'Fulesee' is nominated for 'Best Animated Short' at Santorini Film Festival, presented at the open air  Cinema Kamari on the island of Santorini, on July 15, 2022: Tickets and info:
60th Ann Arbor Film Festival: March 22-27, 2022
‚Fulesee‘ is part of the competition program ‚Animation - Films in Competition 9’, presented on Friday 3/25 9.15pm at the Michigan Theater as well as via on-demand viewing until 3/31. Program and ticket info:
Blue Danube Film Festival Vienna/Budapest: January 16-23, 2022
‚Fulesee‘ is part of the Official Selection 2022, programme and ticket info:
Cantonale Berne Jura at Kunsthaus Langenthal: December 2, 2021 - January 16, 2022
'Fulesee' is presented at the art exhibition Cantonale Bern Jura at Kunsthaus Langenthal. Around thirty artists show the wide range of artistic creation in the Cantonale region in drawings, paintings, collages, videos, objects, photographs and a performance. 
Opening Wednesday, 1 December 2021, 6.00 pm
Welcome and introduction by Raffael Dörig, Director Kunsthaus Langenthal, followed by aperitif.
Art Bar on Wednesday, 12 January 2022, 7.00 pm
Guided tour with the artists of the exhibition, followed by bar.
Animateka International Animated Film Festival: November 29 - Dezember 5, 2021
The shortfilm 'Berta, however Jonas, but Mrs. Wohlgemut' is part of the Panorama programme. Tickets and info:
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur: November 9-14, 2021
The shortfilm 'Fulesee' is part of the programme Main Focus, / Follow Rivers, followed by a Q&A with the filmmakers, on Wednesday, 10.11., at 20.30 and on Saturday, 13.11., at 16.30.
Kulturbüro Zürich: October 27, 2021
A new artwork by Christina Benz will be shown at the culture office, while the Minishop will be hosting Ana's Lab. The opening will be held on Wednesday, October 27, from 7 p.m.
Fantastic News from the Lake Placid Film Festival: Best Animation goes to 'Fulesee'!!! 
© Adirondack Film Society, Lake Placid Film Festival
Lake Placid Film Festival: October 21-24, 2021
'Fulesee is part of the Shorts Session #4: Programme and ticket info:
Festival of Animation Berlin: October 1-3, 2021
‚Fulesee’ is part of the international competition IV‘: Programme and ticket info:​​​​​​​
Best of Swiss Animation / CH:Filmszene on Swiss Television, SRF 1: September 13, 2021
'Fulesee', 'Berta, however Jonas, but Mrs. Wohlgemut' and 'G' are part of the programme 'Best of Swiss Animation', late night on TV or anytime via replay on SRF Online (available until 11.11.21):
Fantoche, Baden: September 7-12, 2021
‚Berta, however Jonas, but Mrs. Wohlgemut‘ is part of the programme ‚100 years of Swiss animated film: Animation au féminin‘. Programme and ticket info:
Open Air Filmsoirée at the Landshut Castle, Utzenstorf: August 27, 2021
'Fulesee' is shown before the feature film 'Udine'.
Festival du Cinéma Européen, Lille: April 2-9, 2021
'G' is in the official selection of the 37th European Film Festival in Lille, international Festival premiere for 'G'!
Kaboom Animation Festival: 31. March 31 - April 5, 2021
'Fulesee' is part of the offbeat shorts programme,
56. Solothurner Filmtage, 22.-27. January 2021
'Berta, however Jonas, but Mrs. Wohlgemut' will be presented at the Solothurn Film Festival 2021, in 'Familienfilme' from 24.-27. January and in the 'short film programme VI' from 25.-28. January 2021. Programme and ticket infos:
Zebra Poetry Film Festival, Berlin, 19. - 22. November 2020 / 7.-15. December 2020 online
'Fulesee' has been selected for the international competition: Animated Poetry. Due to the pandemic this year's festival has to move online, accessible for the audience anywhere in Germany. https://haus-fuer-poesie.org
Cinanima, Espinho/Portugal, 9. - 15. November 2020
'Fulesee' has been selected for the Grande Panorama Cinanima 2020. Due to the pandemic, the audience located in Portugal can watch all films online:
DOK Leipzig, 26. October - 1. November 2020
'Fulesee' is part of the International Short Film Competition of the 63rd International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film. Check out the programme: Due the the pandemic, the festival is hybrid, all films are accessible online for the audience located in Germany. As DOK Leipzig couldn't invite filmmakers for this year's edition, they asked us to send a video message instead:
Fulesee Insights by Christina Benz, Patric Marino & Oli Kuster

© DOK Leipzig: Christina Benz in conversation with André Eckardt

'Zürich liest' festival – literary short films by Christina Benz, Kosmos, 22. - 28. October 2020
During the 'Zürich liest' literature festival, the three shortfilms 'G' (Author: Gion Mathias Cavelty), 'Berta, however Jonas, but Mrs. Wohlgemut' (Author: Judith Keller), and 'Fulesee' (Author: Patric Marino) will be shown at Kosmos Cinemas before the main movies. 90 Screenings within a week! Check out the cinema porgramm: https://kosmos.ch, ​​​​​​​
Animatou International Animation Film Festival Geneva, 1.-10. October 2020
'Fulesee' is in the Swiss Competition: October 3, 18.30 - 20.30 at Alhambra.
Kurzfilmnacht Zürich, Kosmos, 4. September 2020
'Fulesee' at the shortfilm night in Zurich, 20.15 (Kosmos 1, presented by Alexandra Götz) and 20.45 (Kosmos 3, presented by Lynn Gerlach), Q&A in both cinemas with Christina Benz, Patric Marino and Oli Kuster.
Photo: © Maya Wäber
38. Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival, 4.-9. August 2020
International premiere of Fulesee at Flickers' Rhode Island International Film Festival. Saturday, August 8, 2020, 9.30pm.
Photo: RIIFF Around the World Campaign
Short of the month: 'ground play', 7. February 2020
The short film 'groundplay' is to be discovered all day long on Friday, February 7, 2020 in the pre-programme of all screenings in more than 140 cinemas in French and German-speaking Switzerland.
55. Solothurn Film Festival, 22.-29.1.2020
'Fulesee' celebrates its festival premiere at the Solothurn Film Festival 2020. Tuesday 21.1.2020, 19:30 Reithalle (Projection spéciale), Saturday 25.1.2020, 15:15 Reithalle , Sunday 26.1.2020, 12:00 Konzertsaal , Monday 27.1.2020, 12:15 Kino Canva.
Photos: © Module+, Solothurner Filmtage
Wild Card 9, Strauhof Zurich, 22.-28.9.2019:
Shifting Sands by Christina Benz
Shifting Sands has been presented within the framework of a Wild Card at Strauhof, Museum for Literature in Zürich. The films were shown as work in progress, alongside with a series of performances and interactions with the audience. Participating authors and musicians: Gion Mathias Cavelty, Nicole Johänntgen, Judith Keller, Die Astronauten (Patric Marino & Oli Kuster). Salonpalaver: Gianna Olinda Cadonau, Tim Krohn, Martial In-Albon and Niko Stoifberg, presented by Felix Ghezzi., further information:
Photos: Riikka Tauriainen / Christina Benz, Text: Irene Grillo