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

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Mutter von Mutter
Innovative Cinema Short, AT 2015, Farbe, 20 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2016

Director, Camera, Editor, Location Sound: Amina Handke
Script: Amina Handke, Libgart Schwarz
Cast: Libgart Schwarz, Amina Handke
Sounddesign: Nik Hummer
Producers: Amina Handke
Production: Amina Handke

 

A painful family archeology: sketchy memories and documents result in a hazy image of three generations of women whose relationship is defined by alienation. A feeling that is also given visual expression: people seen from behind, graphic details, hands, and textiles that are metaphorically cut and sewn together again — just as the filmmaker does with the threads of her past.