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Andreas Horvath

Andreas Horvath

Austria / Website

Biography

Andreas Horvath was born in Salzburg, Austria in 1968. He studied photography in Vienna and multimedia-art in Salzburg. As a freelance photographer and filmmaker he publishes photo books and creates independent films. His documentaries have received awards at international festivals, including Chicago Documentary Festival or Karlovy Vary IFF. He published black and white photo albums about Yakutia- Siberia (Benteli, 2003) and rural America (Heartlands, Fotohof, 2007).

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Filmography:

Clearance (17´, Austria, 1998)
Poroerotus (45´, Austria, 1999)
The Silence of Green (48´, Austria, 2002)
This Ain´t No Haertland (105´, Austria, 2004)
Views of a Retired Night Porter (38´, Austria, 2006)
The Passion according to the Polish Community of Pruchnik (30´, Austria, 2009)
Arab Attraction (119´, Austria, 2010)
Postcard from Somova, Romania (20', Austria, 2012)
Earth's Golden Playground (106', Austria, 2013)
Helmut Berger, Actor (90', Austria, 2015)

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Arab Attraction

Arab Attraction (Orig.) / 2010 / Austria / 119 min

Barbara Wally, the former director of the International Summer Academy of Fine Arts in Salzburg has been known throughout Austria for her outspoken feminist views for decades. During a 10-day vacation to Yemen, she falls in love with a young chauffeur named Khadher and becomes his second wife...

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Earth’s Golden Playground

Earth's Golden Playground (Orig.) / 2013 / Austria, Canada / 106 min

Since the first Gold Rush in the late 1890s the Yukon with its legendary Klondike gold fields has been a remote land shrouded in mystery. In times of economic instability the high price of gold makes the search for the precious metal all the more attractive. Individual miners compete in this modern day gold rush tale about the quest for the fabulous mother lode, the source, which, despite decades of exploitation, is still believed to lie hidden underground.

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Postcard from Somova, Romania

Postcard from Somova, Romania (Orig.) / 2011 / Austria, Romania / 20 min

An inconspicuous row of trees and some bushes, somewhere on a riverbank on the edge of the Danube Delta. Time seems to have stood still here. In the minor events that then emerge, we see an unexpected coherence. The animals that have found their homes here and seem condemned to each other, the tired fishermen who chug up in their boat and disrupt the peace and the crumbling material in general all acquire a glowing cinematographic meaning.

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The Silence Of Green

The Silence Of Green (Orig.) / 2002 / Austria / 48 min

Mass murder! It's a mass murder!”, one of the farmers questioned by Andreas Horvath cries out in desperation. At the beginning of 2001, the foot-and-mouth disease was headline news on television and in the press.

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This Aint No Heartland

This Aint No Heartland (Orig.) / 2004 / Austria / 105 min

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Views Of A Retired Night Porter

Views of a Retired Night Porter (Orig.) / 2006 / Austria / 38 min

Awarded the BEST DOCUMENTARY FILM UNDER 30 MINUTES at 41st Karlovy Vary IFF.

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Unique films at FAMUFEST

The 33rd edition of FAMUFEST, a competition display of films made by students of Prague’s FAMU, will be held on November 23 to 27 at Prague’s Letná District. Like in the past year, it will take place at Bio Oko, plus at the new venues of Studio Hrdinů and Café Jedna.

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From October 25 to 30, the 20th edition of the largest celebration of documentary film in Central and Eastern Europe is held in Jihlava, Czech Republic. Until November 6, the festival continues online at DAFilms.com.

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