Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
April 5–10, 2022, Graz

Film Program | Films A-Z | Directors

 

Helmut List Halle KIZ Royal 1 KIZ Royal 2 Schubertkino 1 Schubertkino 2 Annenhof Kino 6 Annenhof Kino 5 Rechbauer
RIMINI
20:00  RIMINI
Ulrich Seidl
AT/DE/FR 2022, 114 min., dOF

A former pop star sings and boozes against reality in wintry Rimini. Ulrich Seidl’s new film, which celebrated its world premiere in the competition at this year’s Berlinale, is a…
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114 min
Ulrich Seidl
IT WORKS II
18:00  IT WORKS II
Fridolin Schönwiese
AT 2022, 103 min., OmeU

Fridolin Schönwiese has already visited Gerald Alt, Valentin Bräuer, and Michael Hagleitner. In 1998, when it works arose, all three were still pupils, now they have become grown men who…
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103 min
Fridolin Schönwiese
DENN SIE WISSEN, WAS SIE TUN
21:00  DENN SIE WISSEN, WAS SIE TUN
Gerald Igor Hauzenberger
AT 2022, 120 min., dOF

Amidst the protests opposing the Covid protection measures, people capture public space collectively, swing banners, chant rallying cries. The film accompanies three men who look towards the newly formed movement…
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120 min
Gerald Igor Hauzenberger
Room Without a View
10:30  Room Without a View
Roser Corella
AT/DE 2021, 73 min., OmeU

Calculated into the layout are tiny, low-ceilinged rooms intended for the so-called “maids.” A quarter-million of these maids hire themselves out to private households in Lebanon. The women are from…
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73 min
Roser Corella
Stories from the Sea
17:30  Stories from the Sea
Jola Wieczorek
AT 2021, 87 min.

Four ships sail the Mediterranean, on board are stories as diverse as their crews; for example, Jessica, a young apprentice on a freighter full of men, or the widow Amparo,…
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87 min
Jola Wieczorek
A Pile of Ghosts
20:30  A Pile of Ghosts
Ella Raidel
AT/SG 2021, 70 min., OmeU

The billboard presents a future city to come. We are witnessing the creation of speculative urban space. Real estate brokers simulate sales talks in front of green screens, promoting the…
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70 min
Ella Raidel
Kurzspielfilm 1
11:00  Kurzspielfilm Programm 1
85 min

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Quality Time
Outside Noise

85 min
Good Life Deal
15:00  Good Life Deal
Samira Ghahremani
AT 2022, 73 min., OmdU

Gerhard has gone all in: he has emptied his bank account and sold his house, all for Amy, a woman from Thailand, with whom he wants to build a shared…
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73 min
Samira Ghahremani
Monte Verità
17:30  Monte Verità
Stefan Jäger
CH/AT/DE 2021, 116 min., dOF

Twenty-nine-year-old Hanna (the magnificent Maresi Riegner) escapes from her violent husband and follows the therapist Otto Gross to Monte Verità near Ascona. There she discovers not only the fascination of…
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116 min
Stefan Jäger
Aufzeichnungen aus dem Tiefparterre
14:30  Aufzeichnungen aus dem Tiefparterre
Rainer Frimmel
AT 2000, 90 min., OmeU

Rainer Frimmel’s documentary film debut Aufzeichnungen aus dem Tiefparterre is a montage of a self-documentation: for many years, Viennese truck driver Peter Haindl recorded himself on video, usually sitting at…
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90 min
Rainer Frimmel
WANDER
18:00  WANDER
Rosa Friedrich
AT/DE/IE 2022, 86 min., OmeU

Four young people surrender to a seemingly unstoppable global catastrophe. Washed away to the ends of earth, spit out by a raging flood, covered with fluorescent algae. Fish fall from…
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86 min
Rosa Friedrich
Kurzspielfilm 2
15:00  Kurzspielfilm Programm 2
87 min

Absprung
Alles ist hin
Zwölferleitn

87 min
Kurzspielfilm 3
18:00  Kurzspielfilm Programm 3
79 min

Fireworks
Kurz nach Schalling unterm Berg

79 min
MAU
10:30  MAU
Jono Bergmann, Benji Bergmann
AT/US 2021, 76 min., eOF

Bruce Mau is a star in the international design scene. His motto: everyone is a designer the moment they decide not to leave their life to chance. The directors Benji…
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76 min
Jono Bergmann, Benji Bergmann
Krai
14:30  Krai
Aleksey Lapin
AT 2021, 123 min.

A film team from Austria moves into the Russian city of Jutanovka. Under the pretext of shooting a historical film, relationships begin to develop between the villagers and the film…
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123 min
Aleksey Lapin
Uncomfortably Comfortable
20:30  Uncomfortably Comfortable
Maria Petschnig
AT/US 2021, 72 min., eOmdU

Ever since he made a car his home, Marc, an African American, has lived on the border between private and public space in New York. Maria Petschnig’s Uncomfortably Comfortable takes…
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72 min
Maria Petschnig
Hände zum Himmel
21:00  Hände zum Himmel
Ulrike Putzer, Matthias van Baaren
AT 2013, 18 min., OmeU

Holiday, relaxation, lack of inhibitions. Vodka shots, cigs, and one-night stands. In Sabine Derflinger’s feature film Vollgas, the aprés ski machinery is still running at its pre-pandemic, well-oiled peak. The…
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18 min
Ulrike Putzer, Matthias van Baaren
Vollgas
21:00  Vollgas
Sabine Derflinger
AT/DE 2001, 93 min., dOF

Holiday, relaxation, lack of inhibitions. Vodka shots, cigs, and one-night stands. In Sabine Derflinger’s feature film Vollgas, the aprés ski machinery is still running at its pre-pandemic, well-oiled peak. The…

93 min
Sabine Derflinger