Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
March 24–29, 2020, Graz

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minor border
Short Documentary Film, AT 2015, Farbe, 25 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2015

Director, Script, Editor: Lisbeth Kovacic
Cast: Stimmen: Arif Hussain, Adrienn Kiss, Hans-Paul Limbeck, Meena Miakhel, Sareeye Mohamed, Richard Pfann
Camera: Lisbeth Kovacic, Juri Schaden
Location Sound: noid, Oliver Brunbauer, Dieter Kovacic, Juri Schaden, Lisbeth Kovacic
Music: Matija Schellander
Sounddesign: Oliver Brunbauer
Producers: Lisbeth Kovacic

 

A backhoe dismantles a border crossing. While the beams bend in the image, off screen an exchange of thoughts about the supposed freedom of movement in the Schengen era unfolds: Whether lines of demarcation still persevere, and to what extent after the demolition of their architectural manifestations. A subtle investigation of fact and emotion in documentary border lands.