Tag: Diagonale 2021

GREAT DIAGONALE ACTING AWARD 2021 TO CHRISTINE OSTERMAYER

On the occasion of the festival’s opening gala on June 8, the Diagonale’21 will award the Great Diagonale Acting Award for contributions to Austrian film culture for the fourteenth time. The Diagonale is pleased to announce that this year’s award goes to Christine Ostermayer. The stage, film and television actress will receive the award – an artwork by Verena Dengler – in Graz personally.

DIAGONALE’21 – PREMIERE TOUR: ULRIKE OTTINGER

Within the framework of a joint tour together with the Austrian Film Museum and Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz, the Diagonale’21 will premiere Ulrike Ottinger’s Paris Calligrammes (DE/FR 2019) in Graz. Ottinger, who was honored at the Berlinale 2020 for her life work, will be present at the screenings in Linz, Vienna, and Graz. Ten Austrian works will celebrate their shared premieres in the programs of the Diagonale and the Crossing Europe Film Festival Linz, including the world premieres of the feature films Motorcity and 2551.01.

LOSGELASSEN – JUGEND IN GRAZ

The famous Uhrturm peacefully watches over the Styrian capital. Numerous young people are interviewed about their daily lives, opinions and politics. Each of them shows us a different point of view. Each of them experiences the picturesque city of Graz in their own way. All this happens in the documentary Losgelassen – Jugend in Graz by Rene Brueger, which completes the programme of the upcoming Diagonale 2021 – section Sehnsucht 2020 – Eine kleine Stadterzählung.