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

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As If Biting Iron
Innovative Cinema Short, AT/RKS 2019, Farbe, 7 min., OmeU
Diagonale 2020

Director, Script: Stephanie Rizaj
Camera: Marvin Kanas, Adrien Bourguignon
Editor: Stephanie Rizaj, Marvin Kanas
Music: Conny Frischauf
Sounddesign: Conny Frischauf
Additional Credits: Sprecherin: Safete Gacaferi
Performerinnen: Rajmonda Ahmetaj, Rina Ahmetaj, Rinore Ahmetaj, Gresa Rexhahmetaj, Erjona Shala, Erza Hakaj, Ermira Zukaj u. a.
Producers: Stephanie Rizaj

 

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

What would happen if women could move a house? A brutalist building in the middle of the Kosavan woods becomes a symbolic site of female resistance against the patriarchy. A collective impulse of liberation, which touches the seemingly unbudgeable construction that is nonetheless already crumbling in its substance, grasps its structure; sets it in motion and changes it.