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

Film ProgramTimetable | Directors

Wednesday, 22.03.
20:30, KIZ Royal 2
Sunday, 26.03.
16:30, KIZ Royal 2

Zoo Lock Down

Documentary Film, AT 2022, digital, 72 min, kein Dialog

During the lockdowns, the animals in the Salzburg Zoo, normally exposed to the gazes and calls of visitors 365 days a year, experienced an environment free of humans for the first time. Zoo Lock Down is a suspenseful thriller that features an ominous, disconcerting soundscape, hypnotic minimalism, sorrowful beauty, and captivating intensity in staging the surreal atmosphere and absurdity of everyday life in the zoo without visitors.  

Director: Andreas Horvath
Script: Konzept & Realisation: Andreas Horvath
Producers: Andreas Horvath