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Michael Palm

Austria / Website


Film maker, editor, film composer and theoretican. Publishes on the theory and aesthetics of film and cinema. Lectures at the University of Vienna, the Technical University of Vienna and at the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna. Lives and works in Vienna.

2016 Cinema Futures
2012 Set in motion
2011 Low Definition Control - Malfunctions #0
2009 Laws Of Physics
2009 body trail CCTV (with Willi Dorner)
2006 ARGO: 10 Jahre Entwicklung
2006 Mozart Sells
2004 Edgar G. Ulmer - The Man Off-screen
2003 Sim Movie - Trailer zur DIAGONALE 03
2001 Sea Concrete Human - Malfunctions #1
1992 Das böse Boot, U-matic (with Tanja Widmann)
1991 Kampfkommando Virus (with Drehli Robnik, Daniel Rein)
1987 Alt Urfahr, 16mm
1987 Ein kleiner Hinweis für Stadtmenschen, 16mm
1987 Das Kind weint, 16mm, (with Xav-ver Challupner, J. Rosenberger)
1986 Alles Schwarz, 16mm


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...





“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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