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

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Wednesday, 09.06.
13:00, Annenhof Kino 6

Losgelassen - Jugend in Graz

Short Documentary Film, AT 1986, 26 min, dOF
Program: Sehnsucht 20/21: "Whose Streets? Our Streets!"

Three film documents reflect on a central question of urban life in different ways: what leeway exists for young people to take possession of their own space in satellite cities and large housing estates permeated by technology and regulation? Gustav Deutsch’s first film allows an ethnographic look at youth rituals, Robert Dornhelm’s report, and Rene Brueger’s short film provide unique historical documents of youth culture and intergenerational conflicts of the 1970s and 1980s in Vienna and Graz.

„Whose Streets? Our Streets!“
Irgendwann einmal … Probleme der Jugendlichen in Großsiedlungen (R: Robert Dornhelm, AT 1973)
Jugendzentrum Per-Albin-Hansson-Siedlung Ost (R: Gustav Deutsch, AT 1977)
Losgelassen – Jugend in Graz (R: Rene Brueger, AT 1986)

In memory of Gustav Deutsch, the programme will be preceded by the short film Alles fließt by Johannes Schmelzer-Ziringer. 

Director: Rene Brueger
Camera: Josef Neuper, Franz Posch, Joe Malina
Editor: Heinz Erhart
Music: Reinhard Weixler, Andreas Beit
Additional Credits: Klavier: Martina Kratzer
Production: pre tv