• What We Wanted Poster

    What We Wanted

    What We Wanted Poster

    What We Wanted

    Alice and Niklas are a young couple who's biggest wish is to have a child of their own. After several failed attempts they decide to go on a holiday in Sardinia to clear their minds. There they meet a family from Austria that seems to have everything they ever wished for. But appearances can be deceiving...

  • Why Not You Poster

    Why Not You

    Why Not You Poster

    Why Not You

    Mario, a young dancer living in a small village has to face the loss of his beloved best friend Lenz, victim of an attack in a gay club.

  • Glory To The Queen Poster

    Glory To The Queen

    Glory To The Queen Poster

    Glory To The Queen

    During the Cold War, four legendary female chess players from Georgia revolutionized women’s chess across the globe, and became Soviet icons of female emancipation. Glory to the Queen reveals their interwoven biographies and is both a rare look into the present lives of chess stars Nona Gaprindashvili, Nana Alexandria, Maia Chiburdanidze and Nana Ioseliani, as well as a chronicle of their lasting legacy.

  • This Land Is My Land Poster

    This Land Is My Land

    This Land Is My Land Poster

    This Land Is My Land

    “What the hell happened to my country?” After Donald Trump’s election, this is a burning question for Susanne Brandstätter, an American filmmaker who’s lived most her life in Austria. With the critical distance of a European and an insider’s eye, she gets close to Trump voters in Ohio: a microcosm of a deeply divided USA. Showing striking parallels to Europe, the documentary explores polarization and why people stick to their political opinions – no matter what. Is there no way out?

  • Weiyena – The Long March Home Poster

    Weiyena – The Long March Home

    Weiyena – The Long March Home Poster

    Weiyena – The Long March Home

    Two family histories, one century and two metropolises merge in one person: Weina Zhao, whose parents called her “Vienna" – Wéiyěnà – because they emigrated to Austria. Her journey into the history of China leads to the Cultural Revolution, modern China and tackles the great issues of the 21st century: migration, identity and the search for one‘s past.

  • The Most Beautiful Place on Earth Poster

    The Most Beautiful Place on Earth

    The Most Beautiful Place on Earth Poster

    The Most Beautiful Place on Earth

    There is a small town in Austria called Pinkafeld which gained adverse publicity as a “Nazi village” during the presidential election of 2017, when the majority of residents voted for their famous neighbor, right-wing candidate Norbert Hofer. What do people really think in regard to their homeland, refugees and populism? The community shows a society in transition, a microcosm reflecting Europe’s zeitgeist.

  • Wood Poster

    Wood

    Wood Poster

    Wood

    An environmental spy infiltrates the global syndicate for illegal timber trading. With the aid of a hidden camera he documents the chain of illegal activities, from harvesting of the wood to the marketing of “washed” products in supermarkets. This turns out to be an excellent motor for political change.

  • Save the Village Poster

    Save the Village

    Save the Village Poster

    Save the Village

    Images of village life with a lively square, bakery, butcher’s shop or the local farm are no longer common in the central European village reality. Are villages really doomed? After all, many people either dream of a life in the countryside or never want to leave “their” village. Save the Village explores the factors behind village decline and suggests new options for village life in our globalized world.
  • Running on Empty Poster

    Running on Empty

    Running on Empty Poster

    Running on Empty

    Lisa Weber’s portrait of Claudia, who had a son when she was 15 and now lives together with him, her mother and her brother in Vienna, is an affectionate and gentle film about the passing of time and about what happens when seemingly nothing is happening.

  • Notes From The Underworld Poster

    Notes From The Underworld

    Notes From The Underworld Poster

    Notes From The Underworld

    A love letter to Vienna in the 1960s, and simultaneously a genre film of Austrian postwar history. Viennese folk song singers Kurt Girk and Alois Schmutzer talk about their lives in the Viennese underworld – for which they endured long jail sentences.