AGASH – Zurich’s drug history

«Swiss Social Archives F 5107-Na-15-095-006»

Facts & Figures

Format: TV series
Director: TBD
Script: Julia Zutavern and Stefan Staub
Production company: 8Horses GmbH


Zurich 1991: Europe’s largest needle park is located on the «Platzspitz». Syringe distribution, emergency care and punishment-free consumption save lives, but also attract more and more fixers. The situation threatens to get out of control, and criticism of the city council’s soft course is growing louder. When the decides to take the next step towards «opening up», a vigilante group forms and forces the eviction of the park.