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

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Innovative Cinema Short, AT 2011, Farbe, 3 min., ohne Dialog
Diagonale 2012

Director, Script, Camera, Editor: Flora Watzal
Producers: Flora Watzal


A woman flicks the light switch in a workshop; visually, Watzal does not reveal much more than that. Indeed, she conceals a lot – along an evenly structured screen, which she stretches over the surface of the image. In the pulse of light, individual segments are illuminated and darkened. Slowed down and magnified to an extreme degree, a video image begins to coalesce, becoming “visible” to the human eye: From the darkness into the light and back again.