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

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Unter Blinden - Das extreme Leben des Andy Holzer
Documentary Film, AT 2014, Farbe, 99 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2015

Director, Script: Eva Spreitzhofer
Cast: mit Andy Holzer, Sabine Holzer, Maria und Peter Holzer u. a.
Camera: Leena Koppe, Tom Mandl
Editor: Harald Aue
Location Sound: Klaus Kellermann
Music: Wolfgang Schlögl
Sounddesign: Veronika Hlawatsch
Producers: Dieter Pochlatko, Jakob Pochlatko
Production: epo-film


Andy Holzer has been blind since birth. He has never let others tell him what that means. The 46-year-old is thus now a passionate mountain climber, skier, and traveling speaker. According to his own accounts, he has never seen so many blind people, as among the sighted. Eva Spreitzhofer portrays the everyday life of a charismatic lebenskünstler, and in doing so, formulates a comprehensive reflection on the senses: on realities and possibilities, perceptions and crossing borders.