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Michael Glawogger

Michael Glawogger

Austria / Website

Biography

Michael Glawogger was born in Graz, Austria, in 1959. He was a traveling filmmaker. Not only did he literally journey around the world for his documentaries, he also moved back and forth between forms and genres, between photography and writing, between gentler and more forceful tones. He graduated from the San Francisco Art Institute and the Vienna Film Academy and worked as a director, writer, and cinematographer in Vienna, Bangkok, and Znojmo.


Filmography:

Tod eines Lesenden/ Death of a Person Reading (Austria, 1984)
Changing Places (Austria, 1989)
Krieg in Wien/ War in Vienna (Austria, 1989)
Die Ameisenstraße/ Ant Street (87´, Austria, 1995)
Movies in the mind/ Kino im Kopf (87´, Austria, 1996)
Megacities (90´, Austria/Switzerland, 1998)
Frankreich, wir kommen/ France, Here We Come! (80´, Austria, 1999)
Zur Lage: Österreich in sechs Kapiteln/ State of the Nation (85´, Austria, 2002) - segment director
Nacktschnecken/ Slugs (86´, Austria, 2004)
Workingman's Death (122´, Austria/Germany, 2004)
Slumming (100´, Austria/Germany/Switzerland, 2005)
Mai Thai (1´, Austria, 2005)
Das Vaterspiel (117´, Austria/Germany/France/Ireland, 2009)
Contact High (98´, Austria/Germany/Poland/Luxembourg, 2009)
Whore's Glory (110', Germany/Austria, 2011)
60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero (60', Estonia, 2011)

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Megacities

Megacities (Orig.) / 1998 / Austria / 90 min

Bombay, Mexico City, Moscow, New York: seductive yet repellent monsters. The contradiction insinuates itself into the daily lives of those who populate theses megacities.

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The Mozart Minute

The Mozart Minute (Orig.) / 2006 / Austria / 31 min

28 well-known filmmakers living and working in Austria were invited by WIENER MOZARTJAHR 2006 (VIENNA MOZART YEAR 2006), to produce associative miniatures on Mozart. The only requirement: They had to be one-minute art films...

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Workingman's Death

Workingman's Death (Orig.) / 2005 / Austria, Germany / 122 min

A documentary on the extremes to which workers will go to earn a living.

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