All screening venues are fully accessible, with a wheelchair-accessible lift at blue Cinema Maxx and barrier-free entry at Kino Cameo. Both venues offer wheelchair-accessible lavatories. blue Cinema Maxx is located approximately 100 meters from the Winterthur train station, and Kino Cameo is about 300 meters from the station. There are nearby parking spaces for people with limited mobility.
Ticket purchase and reservations for wheelchair users
There are generally no reserved seats at Kurzfilmtage. To reserve a spot for a wheelchair, visitors can purchase a single pass (instead of single ticket).
Instructions: Select a screening from the online programme at kurzfilmtage.ch, click on «tickets», select «purchase pass», then click on the wheelchair symbol on the right. Select the desired pass and complete your purchase. Click here for details on how to make a reservation with your pass.
Accessibility at other venues
kunstkasten, Alte Kaserne, and Museum Schaffen offer barrier-free access. At oxyd – Kunsträume, please ring the bell at the entrance (hanging by the stairs) for accessible entry. The festival bar at Kraftfeld offers barrier-free access, including wheelchair-accessible lavatories.
Languages and hearing aids
All films are screened in their original language with English or German subtitles, except where otherwise noted in the programme. The programmes for children and youth are subtitled in German. There are no captions for the hearing-impaired. Hearing aids are available at blue Cinema Maxx; Kino Cameo is not yet able to offer hearing aids. Audio description via headphones is not yet available.
Internationale Kurzfilmtage Winterthur aims to provide a space of inclusion, participation, and cooperation for filmmakers, visitors, volunteers, staff, and members. Our goal is for everybody to experience the festival as an event free from discrimination, regardless of gender identity, sexual orientation, physical or cognitive characteristics, religion, origin, or nationality.
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