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346 articles available in total starting from 14/06/2002. Last article published on 02/07/2020.

The Trouble With Being Born and Johanna Dohnal – Visionary of Feminism triumph at the Diagonale

The Trouble With Being Born and Johanna Dohnal – Visionary of Feminism triumph at the Diagonale

Sandra Wollner’s film has won the Grand Diagonale Prize for Best Feature Film, while Sabine Derflinger’s movie received the equivalent for best documentary  

02/07 | Festivals | Awards | Austria

Rosa Friedrich • Director of Potted Palm Trees

Interview: Rosa Friedrich • Director of Potted Palm Trees

“A fairy tale may tell a lot of truth despite - or maybe even because of - its use of exaggerations”

With her film Potted Palm Trees selected for the 2020 edition of EFP Future Frames, we talked to Rosa Friedrich to discover more about it  

01/07 | Future Frames 2020

The Austrian government rescues the country’s audiovisual industry with a special €25 million fund

The Austrian government rescues the country’s audiovisual industry with a special €25 million fund

The provision will be able to cover financial losses incurred by both local and international film productions during the COVID-19 crisis  

26/06 | Industry | Market | Austria

EXCLUSIVE: Poster for Why Not You, set to visit Cannes’ Online Marché du Film

EXCLUSIVE: Poster for Why Not You, set to visit Cannes’ Online Marché du Film

The first work by Austria’s Evi Romen, described by the director as "modern Alpine Neorealism”, will feature in True Colours’ line-up at the virtual market  

18/06 | Cannes 2020 | Marché du Film

Review: Please Hold the Line

Review: Please Hold the Line

Pavel Cuzuioc’s mostly observational documentary follows cable technicians at work across Ukraine, Romania, Moldova and Bulgaria  

16/06 | Sheffield Doc Fest 2020

Review: Have Faith

Review: Have Faith

A remake of the Danish dark comedy Adam’s Apples, Giorgio Pasotti’s second directorial endeavour reveals a very black, satirical streak in the filmmaker  

12/06 | Films | Reviews | Italy/Austria

Review: The Prophet and the Space Aliens

Review: The Prophet and the Space Aliens

Yoav Shamir encourages viewers to look up and face the close encounters of the third kind  

21/05 | Thessaloniki Documentary 2020

Review: Davos

Review: Davos

Daniel Hoesl and Julia Niemann's documentary contrasts the lives of the citizens of Davos with the World Economic Forum, the elite gathering that takes place in their town every year  

19/05 | Visions du Réel 2020

Daniel Hoesl and Julia Niemann  • Co-directors of Davos

Interview: Daniel Hoesl and Julia Niemann • Co-directors of Davos

“Dialogue between the public and the world leaders doesn’t happen”

We chatted to Austrian filmmakers Daniel Hoesl and Julia Niemann about their latest documentary, Davos, which looks at the everyday life of people living in the prominent titular Swiss town  

19/05 | Visions du Réel 2020

Philipp Stölzl preparing an adaptation of Stefan Zweig’s The Royal Game

Philipp Stölzl preparing an adaptation of Stefan Zweig’s The Royal Game

The film, entitled Schachnovelle, will star Oliver Masucci in the lead role, alongside Albrecht Schuch, Birgit Minichmayr, Rolf Lassgard and Samuel Finzi  

06/04 | Production | Funding | Germany/Austria

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