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

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Semiotic Ghosts
Innovative Cinema Short, AT 1991, Farbe, 15 min.
Diagonale 2014

Director: Lisl Ponger


Nine films, representative of the Austrian Film Museum, offer outward and inward perspectives under the theme of “Austrian cinema”, and challenge the notion of national cinematography. It offers a vision of cinema as a transit country – such as through the facial expressions of expatriates, amateur filmmakers and travelers – and teems with both real and cinematic depictions of longing and escape.

Introduction: Sebastian Höglinger