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

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Innovative Cinema Short, AT/US 2012, Farbe, 5 min., ohne Dialog
Diagonale 2013

Director, Script, Camera, Editor: Johann Lurf
Producers: Johann Lurf


A former torpedo testing facility in the Morris Reservoir in California serves as the testing ground for Johann Lurf’s most recent cinematic study. With barely noticeable spatial shifts and a flickering play of light, he forges a subtle, visually enigmatic depiction that opens up the former military restricted zone to a host of different associations. Following film critic Michael Sicinski: “A true mindbender.”

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