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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.





“My work has two strands: the first one deals with direct political images of violence, aggression and protest, mostly in Israeli-Palestinian context. It’s critique of news media, researching the complex, both realistic and surrealistic aspects of these images. The second strand of videos is more abstract and universal, dealing with cognitive, environmental and existential issues,” says the director about his works.

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- 16.1.2017 -

Charter 77

Charter 77

We commemorate the 40th anniversary of the founding of Charter 77 by presenting documentary profiles of the signatories to this important initiative of anti-communist resistance. Learn more about the context of this historical event by means of an authentic film experience.

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- 10.1.2017 -

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

Merry and Cinematic Christmas from DAFilms!

A bonus subscription to DAFilms.com is a present you will never get tired of thanks to its diversity. You can get it for your close ones or just for yourself.

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- 14.12.2016 -

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