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Your search by 'Austria' identified 9 films

  • Paradise: Hope

    Paradise: Hope

    Austria , 2013 , 91 min. The final act in Ulrich Seidl’s ambitious “Paradise trilogy,” Paradise: Hope finds virginal 13-year-old Melanie at a fat camp, where she will develop a crush on a middle-aged physician. Seidl’s latest is every bit as frontal, challenging and powerful as its two predecessors.... more
  • 48 Heads Out of the Museum Merkurov

    48 Heads Out of the Museum Merkurov

    Austria , 2012 , 4 min. Working intensively with death masks made by the Soviet sculptor Sergey Merkurov (1881-1952), a student of Auguste Rodin, filmmaker Anna Artaker translates them into various medial forms... more
  • Exterior Extended

    Exterior Extended

    Austria , 2013 , 9 min. Siegfried A. Fruhauf´s Exterior Extended exemplifies an artistic strategy whereby a maximum effect is achieved through the combination of a minimum of individual elements. A 35mm film with 36 photos provides starting material for a stringent study on the theme of spatial perception in film... more
  • A Messenger from the Shadows

    A Messenger from the Shadows

    Austria , 2013 , 60 min. A one-person piece for the “man with a thousand faces.” Silent-horror-film icon Lon Chaney was the son of deaf-mute parents, and thus perfected pantomime as a child. He rose to fame as a master of disguise with a penchant for grotesque appearances and torturous contortions... more
  • Parasit


    Austria , 2013 , 8 min. In Nikki Schuster´s stop-motion-animation Parasit, organic and non-organic, documentary and animation engage in luminous mutations. Billy Roisz’s experimental, smoldering soundtrack accompanies the unfolding of bizarre microcosms in the depths of trees and crevices... more
  • Praxis 12

    Praxis 12

    Austria , 2012 , 21 min. Almost all the images that make up Praxis 12 emerge from impenetrable blackness. But some mysterious events are taking place in the pitch-black space they come from... more
  • Reconnaissance


    Austria , 2012 , 5 min. “Reconnaissance” generally means an inspection or exploration—that which in the military field can be categorized as “intelligence.” Such connotations also inevitably arise with Johann Lurf´s Reconnaissance; after all, the film is laid out as an intensely perceptive exploration of an area... more
  • tricolor


    Austria , 2011 , 8 min. In an established technique for avant-garde film, analogue stock is worked on directly, touched, and attacked. In tricolor the filmstrip is worked over in this fashion: first, tinted frame by frame with a special paint for use on glass, then scratched, carved, and artistically slit... more
  • Water from Grain

    Water from Grain

    Austria , 2013 , 13 min. The poetry of Water from Grain grows out of an apparent contradiction stemming from its seeming timelessness while it plays out on the clearly recognizable outskirts of Vienna in the years 2011 and 2012... more
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