Month: June 2021


In Highfalutin, the protagonists’ stories seem almost like a nostalgic stream of consciousness. A stream of consciousness that captures our attention from the very first minutes and immediately makes us feel part of their world. And so, the great Volker Spengler immediately becomes a familiar figure for us. A kind of old friend we immediately become fond of. At the Diagonale’21.


Will there ever be hope of salvation for those living on the margins of society? Norbert Pfaffenbichler seems to have a clear idea about this. But perhaps only love can save us all. And in 2551.01 it does so in a never banal or predictable way, skilfully avoiding any possible rhetoric. Inspired by Charlie Chaplin’s The Kid and presented at Diagonale 2021.


Styria is among the most picturesque and surprising federal states in Austria. And, in this regard, Romantisches Steyrtal shows us just how much potential and charm there is in the Steyrtal, one of the largest and best known Styrian valleys, with its small villages, watercourses, waterfalls and small tourist resorts.