Festival of Austrian Film
April 4–9, 2024, Graz

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Little Alien
Documentary Film, AT 2009, Farbe, 94 min., OmdU
Diagonale 2009

Director, Script: Nina Kusturica
Cast: Alem Ghamari, Nura Bishar, Jawid Najafi, Asha Abdirahman, Ahmed Khodadadi, Achmad Abdirahman u.a.
Camera: Christoph Hochenbichler
Editor: Julia Pontiller, Nina Kusturica
Location Sound: Atanas Tcholokov, Eva Testor
Sounddesign: Johannes Konecny
Producers: Nina Kusturica, Eva Testor
Production: Mobilefilm Produktion


They are teenagers who have fled the crisis zones of the world, without their parents or relatives. On arrival in Austria they try to reshape their lives and fight for their right to a more or less carefree youth. The traumatising experience of loss, the yearning for the families left behind and the prospect of a completely uncertain future complicates the process of a new beginning. A film about the irrepressible aspiration to build a life.