Festival of Austrian Film
March 21–26, 2023, Graz

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Powder Placenta
Innovative Cinema Short, AT 2015, Farbe, 9 min.
Diagonale 2015

Director, Script: Katrina Daschner
Cast: Gisi Håkanson, Hyo Lee, Sushila Mesquita, Stefanie Sourial, Cordula Thym
Camera: Hannes Böck
Editor: Hannes Böck, Katrina Daschner
Location Sound: Hannes Böck/Oliver Stotz
Production Design: Jenny Schleif, Diego R. Ortiz
Costumes: Markus Hausleitner
Producers: Katrina Daschner, Alexia Stuefer


Artificial, genuine, two- and three-dimensional, fantasy and reality. Everything is one thing in Katrina Daschner’s third poem for the cinema inspired by Schnitzler’s “Dream Novel.” In a universal cosmos of baroque painting, stage world and real world, fable beings as colorful as parrots summon life. So that every category becomes void—and hierarchies obsolete.