Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
March 13–18, 2018, Graz

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KIZ Royal Schubertkino 1 Schubertkino 2 UCI Annenhof Saal 5 UCI Annenhof Saal 6 Rechbauer
Die bauliche Maßnahme
13:30  Die bauliche Maßnahme
Nikolaus Geyrhalter
AT 2018, 95 min., dOV

In concentric circles starting from the driveable…
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95 min
Nikolaus Geyrhalter
WIR TÖTEN STELLA
16:00  WIR TÖTEN STELLA
Julian Roman Pölsler
AT 2017, 98 min., OmeU

Julian Roman Pölsler has now created his second film adaptation of a novel by Marlen Haushofer. WIR TÖTEN STELLA is the retrospectively told story of a self-accusation…
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98 min
Julian Roman Pölsler
Die Galerie
18:30  Die Galerie
Gerald Zahn
AT 2017, 20 min., OmeU

A monologue from off screen about working in…
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20 min
Gerald Zahn
Gatekeeper
18:30  Gatekeeper
Loretta Pflaum, Lawrence Tooley
AT 2017, 93 min., OmeU

Elly Brandl accidently hits 24-year-old Alec with her car one night. Alec is a victim of human tra cking from Romania. Afraid of the authorities, he prefers to recuperate…

93 min
Loretta Pflaum, Lawrence Tooley
21:15
L'ANIMALE
21:15  L'ANIMALE
Katharina Mückstein
AT 2018, 96 min., OmeU

Mati, eighteen years old, likes to wear her hair up, neck shaved, drive a “beefed-up” moped, and hang around with her clique of guys. Things first get complicated for…
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96 min
Katharina Mückstein
LICHT
17:30  LICHT
Barbara Albert
AT/DE 2017, 97 min., OmeU

Resi, an 18-year-old blind pianist is seen as a wunderkind in fine Viennese society between Rococo and the Enlightenment. At the age of three, she suddenly lost her…
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97 min
Barbara Albert
Looking for Oum Kulthum
20:30  Looking for Oum Kulthum
Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari
DE/AT/IT/LB/QT 2017, 94 min., OmdU

Mitra is an ambitious artist in her forties who embarks on her dream project of making a film about the legendary Egyptian singer and diva Oum Kulthum. Her film explores…
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94 min
Shirin Neshat, Shoja Azari
Jugendliebe - Wem Gott ...
11:00  Provinz-Spezial: Kein Schöner Land ORF-Archiv Programm 2: Jugendliebe - Wem Gott schenkt ein Häschen
64 min

Jugendliebe – Wem Gott schenkt ein Häschen ...

64 min
Senderos
13:30  Senderos
Leo Gabriel
AT 1989, 30 min.

Senderos focuses on the colonial history of suppression and alienation of the indigenous peoples of Central America; based on the story of Juan, a farmer.
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30 min
Leo Gabriel
Mababangong Bangungot (Der Parfümierte Albtraum)
13:30  Mababangong Bangungot (Der Parfümierte Albtraum)
Kidlat Tahimik
DE/RP 1977, 94 min., OmdU

Mababangong Bangungot tells the story of…

94 min
Kidlat Tahimik
Heimweh
16:00  Heimweh
Ervin Tahirović
AT 2017, 80 min., OmeU

When Ervin Tahirović dreams of Foča, then in…
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80 min
Ervin Tahirović
Kein halbes Leben
18:30  Kein halbes Leben
Sybille Bauer
AT 2018, 70 min.

Based on the story of her mother, Sybille Bauer…
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70 min
Sybille Bauer
Kinder unter Deck
21:00  Kinder unter Deck
Bettina Henkel
AT 2018, 90 min., OmdU

Bettina Henkel embarks on an emotional journey;…
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90 min
Bettina Henkel
Onkel Wanja
11:00  Onkel Wanja
Anna Martinetz
AT 2017, 134 min., 14.03. dOV / 16.03. OmeU

Chekhov’s “Uncle Vanya,” transferred by Anna Martinetz into the 2010s: Rather than the forest, it is the bees that are dying; the Russian estate is somewhere in the…
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134 min
Anna Martinetz
13:45
Kurzspielfilm 2
13:45  Kurzspielfilmprogramm 2
84 min

Sekundenschlaf
Generalprobe
Bester Mann

84 min
ARENA
16:00  ARENA
Björn Kämmerer
AT 2018, 5 min.

A tension generating visual arrangement: rows…
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5 min
Björn Kämmerer
16:00 
Johann Lurf
AT 2017, 101 min.

Stargazers watch out! Johann Lurf went to the tremendous effort of collecting starry skies from no fewer than 553 movies and mounting them in chronological order, from…

101 min
Johann Lurf
Anomalie
18:30  Anomalie
Richard Wilhelmer
AT 2018, 81 min., 14.3. dOV / 16.3. OmeU

What does “normal” mean? Who has the authority…
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81 min
Richard Wilhelmer
Bruder Jakob, schläfst du noch?
21:00  Bruder Jakob, schläfst du noch?
Stefan Bohun
AT 2018, 80 min., OmdU

Jakob was the second oldest of five brothers.…
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80 min
Stefan Bohun
Kurzdokumentarfilm 1
11:30  Kurzdokumentarfilmprogramm 1
109 min

Tokyo
Das erste und das letzte Mal

109 min
Western
14:00  Western
Valeska Grisebach
DE, AT, BG 2017, 121 min., OmdU

A group of German construction workers waits in the heat of the Bulgarian summer for more material to erect a hydroelectric plant. Director Valeska Grisebach turns this…
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121 min
Valeska Grisebach
Weapon of Choice
20:30  Weapon of Choice
Fritz Ofner, Eva Hausberger
AT 2017, 90 min., OmdU

A cult object of Austrian invention and a best­ seller in the USA: the Glock. The semi-­automatic rapid­-fire weapon is one of Austria’s export hits, but not a lot…
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90 min
Fritz Ofner, Eva Hausberger
Perfekt in a. Stellungen
23:00  Provinz-Spezial: Kein Schöner Land Filmarchiv Austria Programm 3: Perfekt in allen Stellungen
75 min

Perfekt in allen Stellungen

75 min
Jung und Alt
15:30  Provinz-Spezial: Kein Schöner Land ÖFM Programm 1: Jung und Alt
152 min

Urlaub in den österreichischen Bergen
Schöne Tage

152 min
Things and Wonders 2022
19:00  Things and Wonders 2022
Anna Vasof
AT 2017, 4 min.

In six performative episodes, Anna Vasof presents…
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4 min
Anna Vasof
Tarpaulins
19:00  Tarpaulins
Lisa Truttmann
AT/US 2017, 78 min., OmeU

Bouncy castles, veiled artworks, or circus tents? The urban image in and around Los Ange­ les is dotted with color. The colorful tarpaulins, or tarps, are what is used…

78 min
Lisa Truttmann