Although cinema had been invented some thirteen years before, Austria still had to familiarise itself with this new form of artistic expression. Cameras were still very rudimentary and scene changes rarely took place. Also In the Bath, therefore, has the simplest mise en scène possible. Everything takes place in a single room and, thanks to some editing cuts to give the whole thing dynamism, the scene unfolds rather quickly.
During a press conference at the Ringturm of the Wiener Städtischen Versicherungsverein, the nominations for the prestigious Österreichischer Filmpreis 2023 were announced today, Thursday, April 20. The award ceremony will take place on June 15 at the Globe Wien in the Marx-Halle, under the artistic direction of director Catalina Molina.
The colours of Greece, together with breathtaking landscapes, are treated in Griechenland almost as co-protagonists. Johannes runs from one side of the island to the other in order to understand what is really going on. But, perhaps, only a chat with a fisherman, while stargazing at night, can make one really understand the true meaning of life.
Come una Pupilla al Variare della Luce, the new exhibition by director Constanze Ruhm at the Belvedere21 in Vienna, is a visual and auditory experience spanning fifty years of feminism. A long and often painful journey that has not yet come to an end and still has a long way to go. The exhibition runs until August 27, 2023.
Wunderland is both a bitter and tender tale. A little, sincere film that with disarming realism shows us the first, important encounter with the world around us and its difficulties. Dreams are the mirror of our fears. But, perhaps, the love of parents can make us forget everything, even if only for a moment.
The Diagonale’23 took place in Graz from March 21-26, 2023 and was the last edition directed by the artistic director duo Sebastian Höglinger and Peter Schernhuber. After eight years leading the Diagonale, the two will hand over the directorship to Claudia Slanar and Dominik Kamalzadeh from June 2023.