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

Film ProgramTimetable | Directors

Saturday, 09.04.
20:30, Schubertkino 1
Sunday, 10.04.
11:00, Annenhof Kino 6

Verschwinden / Izginjanje

Documentary Film, AT/SI 2022, digital, 99 min, OmeU

Roughly ninety percent of the inhabitants in southern Carinthia spoke Slovenian prior to 1910. The average percentage today is in the single digits. In her essayistic documentary, Andrina Mračnikar gives a personal shape to a highly political urgency. What happens when a first language is taken from daily life? What must politics do to counter the disappearance of a language whose protection is established in the constitution?  

Director: Andrina Mračnikar
Script: Andrina Mračnikar
Camera: Judith Benedikt
Editor: Gerhard Daurer
Location Sound: Bertram Knappitsch, William E. Franck, Andreas Hamza
Producers: Jürgen Karasek, Danijel Hočevar
Production: Soleil Film
Co-production: Vertigo (SI)