Rita is an independent production company founded by Max Karli & Pauline Gygax in 2003, based in Geneva. Since then, Rita has produced documentaries and features for the international/ european market. Rita has recently coproduced Xavier Beauvois’s “Rançon de la Gloire” with Benoît Poelvoorde & Roschdy Zem (with Why Not & les Films du Fleuve). In 2014, Rita released Lionel Baier’s “Les Grandes Ondes” with Michel Vuillermoz & Valérie Donzelli (with les Films Pelléas) and Abdellah Taïa’s “Armee du Salut” (with les Films de Pierre & les Films Pelléas), selected in venice and toronto in 2013. Rita is now in postproduction of “Ma vie de Courgette” (My life as a Zucchini) animation movie by Claude Barras written by Céline Sciamma, planned to be released in autumn 2016.