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

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KIZ Royal 1 KIZ Royal 2 Schubertkino 1 Schubertkino 2 Annenhof Kino 7 Annenhof Kino 6 Annenhof Kino 2 Rechbauer Orpheum
06:30 
Johann Lurf
AT 2021, 122 min., OF

Stargazers watch out! Johann Lurf went to the tremendous effort of collecting starry skies from no fewer than 637 movies and mounting them in chronological order, from 1905 all the…
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122 min
Johann Lurf
1 Verabredung im Herbst
10:00  1 Verabredung im Herbst
Sebastian Brauneis
AT 2021, 105 min., 10.06. dOF/11.06. OmeU

Autumn is known as a time when (overly)ripe things fall. Empty political slogans about culture, for example, but also one-dimensional ideas of love and lust. The new film by Sebastian…
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105 min
Sebastian Brauneis
SARGNAGEL
13:00  SARGNAGEL
Sabine Hiebler, Gerhard Ertl
AT 2021, 98 min., dOF

The novel “Fitness” by anarchic poet Stefanie Sargnagel is to be made into a film. The only condition on the part of film funding: Sargnagel should play herself. Surfacing alongside…
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98 min
Sabine Hiebler, Gerhard Ertl
Ein Clown | Ein Leben
19:00  Ein Clown | Ein Leben
Harald Aue
AT 2021, 105 min., 10.06. OmdU/11.06. OmeU

Bernhard Paul, co-founder of the world-famous Circus Roncalli, yearns to be back in the arena as the clown Zippo. In Harald Aue’s film, he gets ready, puts on make-up, and…
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105 min
Harald Aue
Epicentro
13:30  Epicentro
Hubert Sauper
AT/FR 2020, 108 min., 11.06. OmeU/12.06. OmdU

In Havana, Cuba, change is knocking at the door. Fidel Castro is dead; Trump is the new president in the U.S. Can the Caribbean republic remain the paradise that some…
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108 min
Hubert Sauper
HIGHFALUTIN
16:30  HIGHFALUTIN
Hans Broich
AT/DE 2021, 96 min., OmeU

In Diener Tattersall in Berlin-Charlottenburg, friends, companions, and admirers of the actor Volker Spengler (1939–2020) sit at their usual table, share stories about the beloved and feared man, and smoke…
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96 min
Hans Broich
Clusterfuck + 2551.01
19:30  Innovatives Kino Programm: 2551.01
72 min

Clusterfuck
2551.01

72 min
Hat Wolff von Amerongen Konkursdelikte begangen?
10:30  Hat Wolff von Amerongen Konkursdelikte begangen?
Gerhard Friedl
AT/DE 2004, 71 min., OmeU

Friedl’s outstanding film follows the felonious entanglements and crimes of the German economic dynasty in the twentieth century. The film—a hypnotic puzzle at the intersection of documentary, essay, and pulp…
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71 min
Gerhard Friedl
Lovely Rita & Flora
13:30  Zur Person Jessica Hausner: Lovely Rita & Flora
106 min

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Lovely Rita
Flora

106 min
Hotel & Meshes of the ...
16:30  Zur Person Jessica Hausner: Meshes of the Afternoon & Hotel
90 min

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Meshes of the Afternoon
Hotel

90 min
Little Joe
19:00  Zur Person Jessica Hausner: Little Joe
107 min

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Little Joe

107 min
Prince of Peace
10:00  Prince of Peace
Hans Scheugl
AT 1993, 8 min., kein Dialog

Susanne, 17 years old, is sick of living in the countryside and follows her friend into the dangers of the city. There, she stays with her uncle, who together with…
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8 min
Hans Scheugl
Frankfurt Kaiserstraße
10:00  Frankfurt Kaiserstraße
Roger Fritz
BRD 1981, 87 min., OmeU

Susanne, 17 years old, is sick of living in the countryside and follows her friend into the dangers of the city. There, she stays with her uncle, who together with…

87 min
Roger Fritz
Canale Grande
13:00  Canale Grande
Friederike Pezold
AT 1983, 88 min., OmeU

Canale Grande by artist Friederike Pezold is one of the secret masterpieces of Austrian cinema and a prime example of film as subversive art. In this constantly surprising low-budget film,…
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88 min
Friederike Pezold
Weiyena – Ein Heimatfilm
16:00  Weiyena – Ein Heimatfilm
Weina Zhao, Judith Benedikt
AT 2020, 96 min., 11.06. OmdU/12.06. OmeU

If her grandmother’s life were a movie, Weina Zhao would have turned it off after just half an hour—what happens is too brutal, too tragic. So she makes her own…
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96 min
Weina Zhao, Judith Benedikt
Zaho Zay
19:30  Zaho Zay
Georg Tiller, Maéva Ranaïvojaona
AT/FR/MG 2020, 79 min., frOmeU

We wander through a prison compound in Madagascar, through a woman’s gazes and accompanied by her thoughts. She’s a guard at this prison and believes that one day she’ll again…
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79 min
Georg Tiller, Maéva Ranaïvojaona
Kurzdokumentarfilm 4
09:30  Kurzdokumentarfilm Programm 4
92 min

Herbststraße (Arbeiterstrich)
Wohnhaft Erdgeschoß

92 min
Motorcity
12:30  Motorcity
Arthur Summereder
AT 2021, 86 min., OmeU

In Detroit, the motors are rumbling. Arthur Summereder has traveled here to explore the local drag racing scene. The elaborately tuned vehicles reach tremendous speeds in a flash; a race…
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86 min
Arthur Summereder
Serienspecial: Ich und ...
17:00  Serienspecial: Ich und die Anderen
240 min

Ich und die Anderen

240 min
One More Step West Is the Sea: ruth weiss
10:00  One More Step West Is the Sea: ruth weiss
Thomas Antonic
AT 2021, 94 min., eOmdU

ruth weiss (1928–2020), who as a gesture against any type of regulatory force refrained from capital letters in her name, has many admirers. In One More Step West Is the…
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94 min
Thomas Antonic
Kurzdokumentarfilm 1
16:00  Kurzdokumentarfilm Programm 1
69 min

Bato Nebo
Characters
Adlerhof
Dear Mr. Ishida

69 min
Bitte warten
19:00  Bitte warten
Pavel Cuzuioc
AT 2020, 86 min., 09.06. OmeU/11.06. OmdU

Traveling from household to household, cable technicians solve minor and major problems. Sometimes, however, there’s a bit of time for personal contact, a vodka, musing over human existence. Pavel Cuzuioc…
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86 min
Pavel Cuzuioc
Kurzspielfilm 3
10:30  Kurzspielfilm Programm 3
95 min

tauchen
Liebe, Pflicht & Hoffnung
FABIU
Fidibus

95 min
RISIKEN und NEBENWIRKUNGEN
13:30  RISIKEN und NEBENWIRKUNGEN
Michael Kreihsl
AT 2020, 90 min., 11.06. OmeU/ 12.06. dOF

Kathrin desperately needs a new kidney. Her husband Arnold could give her the life-saving organ, but he hesitates. When a mutual friend offers to become a donor, this selfless gesture…
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90 min
Michael Kreihsl
Hochwald
16:30  Hochwald
Evi Romen
AT/BE 2020, 108 min., 11.06. dOF/13.06. OmeU

Mario and Lenz have been friends since childhood. When Mario decides to flee from the confinement of his hometown and accompany his friend to Rome, his world turns upside down.…
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108 min
Evi Romen
Another Coin for the Merry-Go-Round
19:30  Another Coin for the Merry-Go-Round
Hannes Starz
AT 2021, 92 min., OmeU

Anna (Valerie Pachner) loves her youth, her friends, drugs, parties, and music. She struggles with the signs, which are ever harder to overlook, that it’s time for her, too, to…
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92 min
Hannes Starz
Megacities & Vorfilm
16:30  Sehnsucht 20/21: It looks like a Japanese Film & Megacities
92 min

It looks like a Japanese film
Megacities

92 min
„Displaced Persons“
19:30  SYNEMA 1: Kurzfilmprogramm „Displaced Persons“
55 min

Displaced Persons
Reminiszenzen aus Deutschland
Out

55 min