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TRUST WHO

A cinema documentary by Lilian Franck
Germany/Austria 2018, 90 min.

A co-production with OVALfilm (DE)

Developed with the support of ZDF/ARTE, Federal State Government of Germany – Directorate Culture and Media (BKM), Austrian Film Institute (ÖFI), Austrian Broadcasting Corporation Film/Television-Agreement (ORF), Deutscher Filmförderfonds DFF, MEDIA

In production / Scheduled for 2018

The documentary WORLD HEALTH follows the current reforms of the WHO to improve its operation. It also examines the growing challenges for Health in today’s world in conversations with global health players.

 

 

BORN IN EVIN

A documentary by Maryam Zaree
Germany/Austria 2018, 90 min.

A co-production with Tondowski Films (DE)

Developed with the support of Hessen Film, Österreichisches Filminstitut, ORF Film/Fernseh-Abkommen, DFFF Deutscher Filmförderfonds, ZDF kl. Fernsehspiel, BKM, Kuratorium junger dt. Film, FISA Filmstandort Österreich

Scheduled for 2018

There are children who were born in Evin prison in Iran and grew up in the West. They were witnesses of torture, murder and human rights abuse. One of them is the actress Maryam Zaree. She searches for the children and tells her story.

 

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A feature film by Markus Heltschl
Austria 2017, 90 min.

With the support of Austrian Film Institute (ÖFI), Federal State Government of Tyrol – Directorate Culture

Participant of SOURCES 2

In development / Scheduled for 2017

When his best friend goes on a killing spree, PAOLO’s (16) world falls apart. Having to face the consequences of the deed, he is sucked into a maelstrom of events, which he can hardly escape.

 

 

MICROMEO

Feature Film by Virgil Widrich
Austria/ Luxembourg, 90 min. 

Romeo and Juliet in the microcosm of the human body… Forbidden love between the young Bacterium
Micromeo and Antibody-girl Globia threatens the harmony of the immune system, leading to war between ambitious leaders, and finally awakening a genetic monster that is ready to exterminate them all.

 

 

THE TEACHER

Feature Film by Arman T. Riahi
Austria, 90 min. 

The inexperienced and young teacher Fuchs is to be introduced to the prison school by his predecessor, the long-serving prison teacher Berger, whose unconventional teaching methods stir up the daily routine of the prison, but give hope to the young inmates – especially the tight-lipped turkish Maryam – and even manage to confuse his opportunistic successor.

 

 

THE MINISTER

Feature Film by Arash T. Riahi
Germany/Austria/Sweden/France, 120 min. 

Inspired by the life of Iran’s first female minister who was executed after the Islamic revolution. A passionate plea about the fi ght for the freedom of women by reference to the historical developments of modern day Iran, from the 1930s to the present. The fi lm connects a personal, human fate with sociopolitical events, which influence world affairs up to the present day.

 

 

MR. DUSCHEK – THE SHRINKING CARETAKER

Feature Film by The Riahi Brothers
Austria, 90 min. 

Alfred Duschek is a reactionary, xenophobic caretaker in Vienna. After his sudden, early retirement he starts to shrink and becomes more and more the victim of his own prejudices. A phantastic farce about people who hate change.

 

 

FITNESS

Feature Film by Sabine Hiebler and Gerhard Ertl
Austria, 90 min. 

„At 16 you go out for a beer and suddenly you are 30.“ This awareness suddenly hits 29-year old Stefanie Fröhlich while having a hangover. Her life between callcenter job, pub rounds, hanging around, art school and lectures isn’t the same anymore: It‘s time for Fitness.
Based on the work of the radical cult-author Stefanie Sargnagel.

 

 

WOODEN RIFLE

Feature Film by Alfoz Abdulkarim Tanjour
Austria, 90 min. 

During the Syrian revolution, 21-year old Noor tries to escape with his mother to his father, living in Europe to reunite the family. When he arrives in Europe without his mother and realizes that his father is involved in human traffi cking his perception of good and bad is challenged. A fi lm about innocence in a guilty world.

 

 

PINKAFELD

A documentary by Elke Groen
Germany/Austria, 100 min.

A co-production with groen.film (AUT)

Developed with the support of BKA, MA7

Scheduled for 2018

Pinkafeld is a small city in Austria. A small city representing the world.

 

 

RUGBY GIRLS

A documentary by Valerie Blankenbyl
Austria, 90 min.

Coming of Age meets Rugby. The film follows Rugby Opens Borders, an integration projects that tries to bring together refugee girls and Austrian teenagers in an all-female rugby team.

 

 

LONE WOLF

A Feature Film by Houchang Allahyari
Austria, 90 min.

Jonas is a 13-year old Austrian boy. Affected the racist mindset of his father and his own bad experiences with immigrants he develops radical ideas that grow stronger and stronger.

 

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