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

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Cults & Cucumbers
Short Documentary Film, AT 2020, Farbe+SW, 25 min., eOF
Diagonale 2021

Director, Script, Camera: Josephine Ahnelt
Editor: Anna Kirst
Music: Konohana Family
Producers: Josephine Ahnelt


At the end of a romantic relationship in Japan, Josephine Ahnelt encounters the Konohana family, which has settled at the foot of Mount Fuji to cultivate a more sustainable lifestyle, apart from the acceleration of capitalism. The filmmaker becomes a part of this group for a time yet also attempts to critically question it.

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