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Michael Kreihsl

Austria / Website


Born in Vienna/Austria. Studied art history and archaeology. Trained as an restorer of fine art. Studied film directing at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Department of Film and Television, Vienna. Postgraduate studies at the New York University, Department of Film and Television . 2001-2008 lectures at the University of applied arts, Vienna. Member of the German film academy. Cooperation with Werner Herzog and Michael Haneke.

2016 Liebe möglicherweise
2015 Die Wunderübung (TV Movie)
2013 Die Landärztin (TV Series) (1 episode)
2011 Weihnachtsengel küsst man nicht (TV Movie)
2010 Alle Sieben Wellen (Video)
2010 Gut gegen Nordwind (TV Movie)
2010 Der Täter (TV Movie)
2008 Der Prager Frühling (TV Movie documentary)
2007 Liebe auf Kredit (TV Movie)
2006 Trau' niemals deinem Schwiegersohn! (TV Movie)
2006 Heute heiratet mein Mann (TV Movie)
2004 Mein Vater, meine Frau und meine Geliebte (TV Movie)
2003 Jetzt erst recht (TV Movie)
2003 Liebe zartbitter (TV Movie)
2003 Tigermännchen sucht Tigerweibchen
2002 Natur im Garten (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Die nackte Wahrheit (2002) 2000 Probieren Sie's mit einem Jüngeren (TV Movie)
2000 The Long Rain
2000 Heimkehr der Jäger
1996 Charms Zwischenfälle
1996 Klavier im Stau (TV Movie documentary)
1993 Real Time
1992 Electric Lady
1990 A Licensed Liberty (Short)
1990 Idomeneo
1988 Eine Bewegung der Zeit (Short)


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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