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

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How to Disappear
Short Documentary Film, AT 2020, Farbe, 21 min., eOmdU
Diagonale 2020

Director: Robin Klengel, Leonhard Müllner, Michael Stumpf
Script: Total Refusal (Robin Klengel, Leonhard Müllner, Michael Stumpf)
Cast: Franz-Josef, Windisch-Graetz, Dmitry Gamolin
Camera: Michael Stumpf
Editor: Leonhard Müllner
Music: Adina Camhy
Sounddesign: Bernhard Zorzi/Blautöne
Additional Credits: Text: Robin Klengel, Michael Stumpf
Produktionsdesign: DICE
Producers: Total Refusal
Production: Total Refusal

 

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

What are deserters? In “Battlefield V,” a tactical shooting game that becomes the backdrop for this question, the answer is obvious—they’re the ones that leave the bounds of the game and thereby renounce their right to participate. They’re annihilated. This anti-war essay examines the ambivalent and complex role of military deserters based on an original peace performance.