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Gerald Igor Hauzenberger



Gerald Igor Hauzenberger was born 1968 in Alkoven in Austria. He studied Film, Drama & Arts in Berlin and Vienna. He is directing and producing films and also teaching at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna and at the University of Applied Science in St. Pölten. His first feature Einst süße Heimat/ Beyond the Forest was shown in Rotterdam, Sheffield, Saarbrücken, Leipzig and in 20 other festivals and received several awards, e.g. FIPRESCI Award.

East Timor - In the Eye of the Beholder (Austria, 2002)
East Timor - The forgotten Resistance (Austria, 2003)
Lotte Hahn: Ein Leben Der Kunst (Austria, 2005)
Beyond the Forest/ Einst süße Heimat (75´, Austria, 2007)
Der Prozess/The Trial (116', Austria, 2011)


Beyond The Forest

Einst Süsse Heimat (Orig.) / 2007 / Austria / 75 min

A historical documentary about two of the last Saxons and Landlers shot in small Carpathian villages. In his garden an old man has spread out an old patched sheet. He wants to die there and be eaten by the animals.



Unique films at FAMUFEST

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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- 22.11.2016 -

Cosmopolitan DOK Leipzig

Cosmopolitan DOK Leipzig

Each edition of this festival is great; and even if it may seem impossible, even better than the past one.

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- 7.11.2016 -

20th Jihlava IDFF is worth visiting

20th Jihlava IDFF is worth visiting

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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- 24.10.2016 -

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