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Houchang Allahyari



Houchang Allahyari was born in Tehran, Iran and moved to Vienna as a young man because of his fascination for film and theatre. His interest in psychology also made him study psychology. He works as a psychiatrist in Vienna and also as a filmmaker. His Cooperation with big Austrian Production Companies made his films screened at various International Film Festivals and made him win several prices.

"Pasolini inszeniert seinen Tod" 1985

"Borderline" 1989
"Fleischwolf" 1990

"I Love Vienna" 1991
"Höhenangst" 1994
"Black Flamingos - Sie lieben euch zu Tode"
"Ene-Mene-Mu - und tot bist du" 1999
"Geboren in Absurdistan" 1999

"Rocco" 2002
"Rumi - Poesie des Islam" 2007
"Die verrückte Welt der Ute Bock" 2010


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...



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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