Board and management

Picture: Portrait Alex Oberholzer

Alex Oberholzer

Filmjournalist at «Radio24», free­lance film curator and moderator. Alex, affected by polio in his early childhood,  supported look&roll from its very beginnings in 2006. Since October 2015 he is president of the association «look&roll».

Picture: Black and white portrait of Suzanne Schweizer

Suzanne Schweizer

Suzanne Schweizer has been until her recent retirement co-director and programmer of Basel’s kult.kino AG over many years. She has been member of the programing board for «look&roll» 2018 member of our international jury 2014.

Picture: Portrait Esther Gingold

Esther Gingold

For many years member of the managing board of Switzerland biggest self-helping organisation for the disabled, Procap. Today head of the Spitex Ostermundigen an organisation offering a wide range of services for the elder in a small town close to Bern.

Picture: Portrait Gerhard Protschka

Gerhard Protschka

Founder and director of the festival since 2006. Advisor on accessibility of cultural events. Producer of audiodescription and subtitles for the hard of hearing. Freelance curator of short film programmes.

Picture: Portrait of Michael Schmid

Michael Schmid

Michael Schmid has worked many years as a member of the executive board with a highly acclaimed German publisher of scientific and special interest books on film and other topics. Today he offers his services to publishers as a freelance consultant. A passionate lover of movies, Michael has for many years been and still is a highly appreciated programming consultant for us.