Diagonale
Festival of Austrian Film
June 8–13, 2021, Graz

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Hiding in the Lights
Innovative Cinema, AT/IT/ES/DE 2020, Farbe, 73 min., kein Dialog
Diagonale 2020

Director, Script: Katrina Daschner
Camera: Hannes Böck
Editor: Hannes Böck, Katrina Daschner
Music: Sabine Marte
Production Design: Monika Rovan
Costumes: Markus Pires-Mata, Guilherme Pires-Mata
Additional Credits: Regieassistenz: Anna Spanlang, Nick Prokesch
Performer*innen: Hyo Lee, Gisi Håkansson, Denice Bourbon, Captain Cunt, Denise Kottlett, Sushila Mesquita, Stefanie Sourial, Sabine Marte, Moira Hille u. a.
Producers: Katrina Daschner
Production: Lady Chutney Production

 

The Diagonale’20 was cancelled due to official measures to contain the spread of COVID-19.

In an alchemy of material and matter, Katrina Daschner stages queer structures of desire: architectural details, bodies, and materials are erotically charged and staged as fetishes, animate and inanimate matter melds with the women* performing. At the same time, this eight-part, queer round dance presents, in a quote-like way, a journey through cinema’s origins in the culture industry, in vaudeville, chorus line, circus, and fun fair, as sites of staged visual pleasure.