Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
March 19–24, 2019, Graz

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KIZ Royal Schubertkino 1 Schubertkino 2 UCI Annenhof Saal 5 UCI Annenhof Saal 6 Rechbauer
Baumschlager
13:30  Baumschlager
Harald Sicheritz
AT/IL 2017, 102 min., OmdU

Plötzlich soll Frieden herrschen in Nahost? Kein Bedarf mehr für Blauhelme? Oder für heldenhafte Landesverteidiger? Kein Platz für Kriegsgewinner? Eine für alle…
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102 min
Harald Sicheritz
Teheran Tabu
16:00  Teheran Tabu
Ali Soozandeh
DE/AT 2017, 96 min., OmdU

Tehran—a city with double standards: religious dogma and legal restrictions rule communal life, pleasure takes place only in hiding. Teheran Tabu describes the lives of…
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96 min
Ali Soozandeh
COPS
18:30  COPS
Stefan A. Lukacs aka ISTVAN
AT 2018, 92 min., 16.3. dOV / 18.3. OmeU

Christoph is training with the special police…
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92 min
Stefan A. Lukacs aka ISTVAN
21:15
Zauberer
21:15  Zauberer
Sebastian Brauneis
AT 2018, 106 min., 16.3. dOV / 18.3. OmeU

Sebastian Brauneis’s feature film debut based on a short story by Clemens J. Setz: a school doctor kidnaps a boy. The mother of a teenager, who is lying in a waking…
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106 min
Sebastian Brauneis
Verbrechen und Strafe
14:00  Provinz-Spezial: Kein Schöner Land ÖFM Programm 3: Verbrechen und Strafe
120 min

Sommerhaus am Attersee
Zechmeister
Knittelfeld – Stadt ohne Geschichte

120 min
Zu ebener Erde
18:00  Zu ebener Erde
Birgit Bergmann, Steffi Franz, Oliver Werani
AT 2018, 91 min., dOV

The documentary, produced in a collective, ac­companies women and men in Vienna who live without a home. Between sensitive proximity and respectful distance, the…
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91 min
Birgit Bergmann, Steffi Franz, Oliver Werani
Die bauliche Maßnahme
20:30  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
Die Galerie
11:00  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
11:00  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
Weapon of Choice
13:30  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
Talk CreativeLight Experts
16:00  Digital Light - Jakob Ballinger im Gespräch
120 min

Talk CreativeLight Experts

120 min
SARGIS – Das Leben ist so eine Sache
18:30  SARGIS – Das Leben ist so eine Sache
Stefan Langthaler
AT 2018, 75 min., OmeU

For years, Sargis Martirosyan had to watch as other athletes won medals in weight lifting, which he could have won himself. In the hopes of a profes­sional career, the…
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75 min
Stefan Langthaler
Onkel Wanja
21:00  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
NICHT VON SCHLECHTEN ELTERN
11:00  NICHT VON SCHLECHTEN ELTERN
Antonin Svoboda
AT 2017, 86 min., 15.3. dOV / 16.3.OmeU

NICHT VON SCHLECHTEN ELTERN accompanies…
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86 min
Antonin Svoboda
Kurzspielfilm 2
16:00  Kurzspielfilmprogramm 2
84 min

Sekundenschlaf
Generalprobe
Bester Mann

84 min
Kurzspielfilm 5
18:30  Kurzspielfilmprogramm 5
92 min

100 EUR
Der Ausflug
37 Grad

92 min
so leben wir – botschaften an die familie
21:00  so leben wir – botschaften an die familie
Gustav Deutsch
AT 2017, 107 min., OmdU

Gustav Deutsch assembles in so leben wir – botschaften an die familie private family films, col­lected from archives in Austria, the Netherlands, Italy, and England.…
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107 min
Gustav Deutsch
Anomalie
11:30  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?
14:00  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
Die Legende vom hässlichen König
18:00  Die Legende vom hässlichen König
Hüseyin Tabak
AT/DE 2017, 122 min., OmeU

Director Yılmaz Güney produced his most wellknown…
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122 min
Hüseyin Tabak
Supernaked
20:30  Supernaked
Fabian Lang
AT 2017, 11 min., OmdU

Based stylistically on film noir, Fabian Lang’s…
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11 min
Fabian Lang
I'm a bad guy
20:30  I'm a bad guy
Susanne Freund
AT 2017, 92 min., OmeU

Adolf Schandl: retiree, escapee from Stein…

92 min
Susanne Freund
Jedem Dorf sein Underground
23:00  Jedem Dorf sein Underground
Jakob Kubizek
AT 2018, 76 min., OmeU

In the early 1990s, young people of diverse…
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76 min
Jakob Kubizek
Pratersauna - Der letzte Aufguss
23:00  Pratersauna - Der letzte Aufguss
Heikel Ben Bouzid
AT 2017, 64 min., OmeU

It all started as an illegal rave location and…

64 min
Heikel Ben Bouzid
Emigration, N.Y. - Die Geschichte einer Vertreibung
10:00  Emigration, N.Y. - Die Geschichte einer Vertreibung
Egon Humer
AT 1996, 179 min., OmeU

Between March 1938 and November 1941 the…
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179 min
Egon Humer
Im weißen Rössl
13:30  Im weißen Rössl
Werner Jacobs
AT, DE 1960, 99 min., dOV

When it’s high season at the “Weißes Rössl,” it…
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99 min
Werner Jacobs
Hitlers Hollywood. Das deutsche Kino im Zeitalter der Propaganda 1933 …
16:00  Hitlers Hollywood. Das deutsche Kino im Zeitalter der Propaganda 1933 - 1945
Rüdiger Suchsland
DE 2017, 105 min., OmeU

More than 1000 feature films were produced in…
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105 min
Rüdiger Suchsland
ROTE ERDE WEISSER SCHNEE
18:30  ROTE ERDE WEISSER SCHNEE
Christine Moderbacher
AT 2018, 71 min., 16.3. OmdU / 17.3. OmeU

In the 1960s, the media pictures of the Nigerian…
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71 min
Christine Moderbacher
Demontage
21:00  Demontage
Michael Palm
AT 2017, 30 min., OmdU

The lm lab of the Viennese Listo Media Service was dissolved in 2015, and disposed of therewith was the ltration system for the solvent Perchlor, with which scratches…
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30 min
Michael Palm
At the Horizon
21:00  At the Horizon
Manuel Knapp, Takashi Makino
AT/JP 2018, 30 min., ohne Dialog

An audiovisual snow storm in front of a black…

30 min
Manuel Knapp, Takashi Makino
Glossary of Broken Dreams
23:00  Glossary of Broken Dreams
Johannes Grenzfurthner
AT/US 2018, 100 min., eOV

Puppets! Pixels! Anime! Live action! Stock footage!…
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100 min
Johannes Grenzfurthner