Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
March 28–April 2, 2017, Graz

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KIZ Royal Schubertkino 1 Schubertkino 2 UCI Annenhof Saal 5 UCI Annenhof Saal 6 Rechbauer
Passing - (a beginning)
11:00  Passing - (a beginning)
Nick Prokesch
AT 2016, 19 min., eOF

“Passing” means a person’s ability to pass as…
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19 min
Nick Prokesch
Das unmögliche Bild
11:00  Das unmögliche Bild
Sandra Wollner
DE/AT 2016, 70 min., OmeU

Vienna in the 1950s: a childhood captured on 8mm film, recorded by thirteen-year-old Johanna. A childhood as it occurred in the past – or at least, in memory. Fragments…

70 min
Sandra Wollner
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30 min

Homo Sapiens
13:30  Homo Sapiens
Nikolaus Geyrhalter
AT 2016, 94 min., kein Dialog

What will remain when humanity is gone? This question is at the base of Homo Sapiens, Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s homage to the decay of civilization’s already expended but…
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94 min
Nikolaus Geyrhalter
Hotel Rock’n’Roll
16:00  Hotel Rock’n’Roll
Michael Ostrowski, Helmut Köpping
AT 2016, 102 min.

Three good-humored losers inherit an indebted hotel where they aim to revive the spirit of sex and drugs and rock ’n’ roll. After countless accidents and mishaps, of…
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102 min
Michael Ostrowski, Helmut Köpping
Ein Deutsches Leben
18:30  Ein Deutsches Leben
Christian Krönes, Florian Weigensamer, Roland Schrotthofer, Olaf S. Müller
AT 2016, 113 min., OmeU

On the persuasiveness of power, and the powerlessness of those seduced. As a young woman, Brunhilde Pomsel was secretary to Joseph Goebbels. In >i>Ein Deutsches Leben the…
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113 min
Christian Krönes, Florian Weigensamer, Roland Schrotthofer, Olaf S. Müller
Die Einsiedler
21:00  Die Einsiedler
Ronny Trocker
DE/AT 2016, 110 min., OmeU

Albert has spent his entire life at his parents’ remote mountain farm. When he gets a job in the valley at the marble quarry, changes are necessary, which the…
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110 min
Ronny Trocker
Langsamer Sommer
11:30  1000 Takte Film ÖFM Programm 1: 3 amerikanische LPs, Supersommer, Langsamer Sommer
104 min

3 amerikanische LPs
Supersommer 23.8.1976
Langsamer Sommer

104 min
Cinema Futures
17:00  Cinema Futures
Michael Palm
AT 2016, 126 min., OmdU

Is film dying or merely changing? Cinema Futures shows the transience and fragility of the cinematic medium and casts a glance at the digital promises of a new era –…
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126 min
Michael Palm
WILDE MAUS
20:00  WILDE MAUS
Josef Hader
AT 2017, 102 min.

Georg is fifty years old and has spent half his life working as a music critic at a renowned daily paper. When his boss announces one day that he is fired, the shock…
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102 min
Josef Hader
Vor der Morgenröte
23:00  Vor der Morgenröte
Maria Schrader
DE/FR/AT 2016, 106 min., OmdU

In Vor der Morgenröte, German actress and director Maria Schrader sheds light on the final six years in the life of Stefan Zweig. In her second ever work as director,…
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106 min
Maria Schrader
Hinter dem Schneesturm
11:00  Hinter dem Schneesturm
Levin Peter
DE 2016, 92 min., OmdU

Levin Peter’s grandfather was a German Wehrmacht soldier stationed in the Ukraine in the 1940s. Now, many years later, the elderly man shares his memories with his…
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92 min
Levin Peter
Kanten (Grenzen)
13:30  Kanten (Grenzen)
Victoria Preuer
AT 2016, 4 min.

A wooden wall unit, a massive dinner table, a…
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4 min
Victoria Preuer
Was uns bindet
13:30  Was uns bindet
Ivette Löcker
AT 2017, 102 min., OmeU

Ivette Löcker visits her family in Lungau. The farmhouse there is meant to be passed down to the children. Similar to the old building being plagued with mold, the…

102 min
Ivette Löcker
Seeing Voices
16:00  Seeing Voices
Dariusz Kowalski
AT 2016, 93 min., OmdU

Seeing Voices accompanies members of the Viennese deaf community in their everyday lives, focusing on the acquisition of, and struggle for recognition and establishment…
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93 min
Dariusz Kowalski
Kiss Daddy Good Night
18:30  1000 Takte Film ÖFM Programm 3: All Shook Up, Kiss Daddy Good Night
86 min

The Cucumbers - All Shook Up
Kiss Daddy Good Night

86 min
Secondo Me
21:00  Secondo Me
Pavel Cuzuioc
AT 2016, 79 min., OmeU

Secondo Me follows three cloakroom attendants at three European opera houses: Vienna State Opera, La Scala in Milan, and Odessa Opera House. The film reverses the natural…
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79 min
Pavel Cuzuioc
Kurzspielfilm 1
11:00  Kurzspielfilmprogramm 1
65 min

NEUJOHR
Sevince
Der Sieg der Barmherzigkeit

65 min
Kurzspielfilm 2
13:30  Kurzspielfilmprogramm 2
76 min

Von neun bis elf
Die Überstellung
Geschichte 2000

76 min
TIERE UND ANDERE MENSCHEN
16:00  TIERE UND ANDERE MENSCHEN
Flavio Marchetti
AT 2017, 87 min., OmeU

TIERE UND ANDERE MENSCHEN introduces viewers to Vienna’s animal shelter and its inhabitants. The encounters between human and animal and the individual stories and…
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87 min
Flavio Marchetti
Die Liebhaberin
18:30  Die Liebhaberin
Lukas Valenta Rinner
AT/KR/AR 2016, 100 min., OmdU

A woman from a poor background takes a job as a housekeeper for a rich family on the outskirts of Buenos Aires. The new surroundings of expensive houses and English lawns…
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100 min
Lukas Valenta Rinner
LIEBE MÖGLICHERWEISE
14:00  LIEBE MÖGLICHERWEISE
Michael Kreihsl
AT 2016, 88 min.

The characters in Michael Kreihsl’s LIEBE MÖGLICHERWEISE actually yearn for is security, yet they are all, in their own way, incapable of communicating that. The…
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88 min
Michael Kreihsl
O! FORTUNA! work in progress I-IV
20:00  O! FORTUNA! work in progress I-IV
Karin Berger
AT 2017, 12 min., OmeU

Six miniatures follow Karin Berger’s daughter’s…
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12 min
Karin Berger
SIEBZEHN
20:00  SIEBZEHN
Monja Art
AT 2017, 104 min., 29.03.: dOF / 01.04.: OmeU

In a Lower Austrian hicksville, seventeen-year-old Paula’s paths to school, town disco, and teenage bedroom are already long worn thin. But suddenly, love makes a lot…

104 min
Monja Art
Attack of the Lederhosenzombies
23:00  Attack of the Lederhosenzombies
Dominik Hartl
AT 2016, 78 min., OmeU

Zom-Com made in Austria: A money-grubbing hotelier develops a miracle cure; everlasting artificial snow. There’s a somewhat more annoying – but, naturally, strictly…
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78 min
Dominik Hartl
BILDUNGÜBERALLES
18:30  BILDUNGÜBERALLES
Carola Dertnig
AT 2017, 19 min.

Carola Dertnig’s film about the democratic…
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19 min
Carola Dertnig
RELATIV EIGENSTÄNDIG
18:30  RELATIV EIGENSTÄNDIG
Christin Veith
AT 2017, 66 min., OmeU

Two schools, two worlds, and a special documentary experiment: a junior high school and a private pilot school are located directly across from one another on…

66 min
Christin Veith
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Unten
21:00  Unten
Djordje Čenić, Hermann Peseckas
AT 2016, 87 min., OmeU

“The Backerbsen soup is super. The class difference less so.” With funny, self-ironic and touching anecdotes, Djordje Čenić, the son of a guest-worker family takes…
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87 min
Djordje Čenić, Hermann Peseckas