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The Network - 14/03/2012


Vital Epelbaum passes away


It is with great sadness that Europa Cinemas has learned that Vital Epelbaum has passed away at the age of 78.

A major figure in film exhibition in Switzerland, he was a member of the Europa Cinemas network with several cinemas in Neuchâtel and La Chaux-de-Fonds. We greatly appreciated his long-time commitment to quality programming and activities for young audiences, notably with The Magic Lantern. With Passion Cinéma he also initiated a dynamic series of activities for film enthusiasts. We offer our sincere condolences to his family, his friends and the teams at his cinemas.