Deze Oostenrijkse docu’s brengen het verhaal achter vanzelfsprekendheden. Bordelen, containerschepen, autohandelaren, zelfs toeristen slepen een hele geschiedenis met zich mee. Oostenrijk neemt ons mee naar die geschiedenis.
A contemplative walk leads to a bizarre climbing tour. A camera roams from an everyday village to the top of a mountain, accompanied by the breathing sounds of an invisible climber. Then the camera looks back to see the large distance that was passed in a few minutes of film. Daniel Zimmermann / Art film / Austria / 2010 / 14
Antoinette Zwirchmayr revisits her complex childhood memories of being the granddaughter of Salzburg's most famous pimp. Antoinette Zwirchmayr / Documentary / Austria / 2014 / 21
Christoph Schwarz took the opportunity to travel on a container freighter from Europe to China. As a ship steward on the "MS Confidence" - operating on a "semi-automatic routine" - he was the only person on board for the longest parts of the voyage. To overcome isolation and boredom he began to document his trip on video. Christoph Schwartz / Documentary / Austria, China / 2010 / 14
A remote industrial site in a valley in Upper Styria has new users. Cliff, a young man and native of Nigeria, has been managing a company exporting used cars. It is a Nigerian microcosm in the middle of the Styrian nowhere which seems to have fallen out of time and space. Sebastian Brameshuber / Documentary / Austria / 2014 / 19
Tourists pose in front of famous Viennese sights - alone, in pairs or groups. Over silent pictures the filmmaker tells what she learned about her protagonists in their short time together. Lisa Weber / Documentary / Austria / 2011 / 6