// Your online documentary cinema //

10 Years of Discovering the Best Documentaries for You



Outer Space

DIR: Peter Tscherkassky
1999 / Austria / 10 min

Stream

0.99 €

Watch the film on-line, for the lowest price, in decent quality and without need to download anything!
Tech. spec. MP4 360p
Audio tracks sounds
Subtitles none

Individual purchase needed. For higher comfort we recommend to register an account here and take advantage of financial credit and stream bonus features.

MP4

1.99 €

Download the film in a very good quality to your computer and play it later and multiple times!
Tech. spec. Download MP4 480p
Audio tracks sounds
Subtitles none

Individual purchase needed. For higher comfort we recommend to register an account here and take advantage of financial credit and stream bonus features.

Recommend this film

A premonition of a horror film, lurking danger: A house – at night, slightly tilted in the camera´s view, eerily lit – surfaces from the pitch black, then sinks back into it again. A young woman begins to move slowly towards the building. She enters it. The film cuts crackle, the sound track grates, suppressed, smothered. Found footage from Hollywood forms the basis for the film. The figure who creeps through the images, who is thrown around by them and who attacks them is Barbara Hershey. Tscherkassky´s dramatic frame by frame re-cycling, re-copying and new exposure of the material, folds the images and the rooms into each other. It removes the ground from under the viewer´s feet and splits faces, like in a bad dream.

From the off, from outer space, foreign bodies penetrate the images and cause the montage to become panic stricken. The outer edges of the film image, the empty perforations and the skeletons of the optical sound track rehearse an invasion. They puncture the anyway indeterminate action of the film. Cinema tearing itself apart, driven by the expectation of a final ecstasy. Glass walls explode, furniture topples over. Tscherkassky puts his heroine under pressure, drives her to extremes. Time and time again she appears to hit out against the cinematic apparatus, until the images begin to stutter, are thrown off track. Outer Space is a shocker of cinematographic dysfunction; a hell-raiser of avant-garde cinema. It conjures up an inferno which pursues the destruction (of cinematic narrative and illusion) with unimaginable beauty.

About

Director Peter Tscherkassky
Screenplay Peter Tscherkassky
Dir. of Photography
Editing
Music
Sound
Duration 10 min
Year 1999
Country Austria
Colour
Tags classics, experimental, found footage
Production SIXPACKFILM
SIXPACKFILM
Address:  Neubaugasse 45/13
City:  1071 Vídeň
Country:  Austria
Web:  www.sixpackfilm.com
E-mail:  
Phone:  00 43 1 526 09 90
Cell phone:  ---
Fax:  0043 1 526 09 92

Distribution SIXPACKFILM
SIXPACKFILM
Address:  Neubaugasse 45/13
City:  1071 Vídeň
Country:  Austria
Web:  www.sixpackfilm.com
E-mail:  
Phone:  00 43 1 526 09 90
Cell phone:  ---
Fax:  0043 1 526 09 92

Festivals

Austin - Cinetexas - Int. short ...

Austin - Cinetexas - Int. short film&video&new media festival (1999)


Charlottes Ville - Virginia Film Festival (1999)


Cork - Int. Film Festival (1999)


Denver - Int. Film Festival (1999)


Graz - Diagonale, Festival des österreichischen Films (1999)


Graz - film+arc. (1999)


Leipzig - Int. Festival für Dok.- u. Animationsfilm (1999)


Luzern - VIPER - Int. Film und Video Festival (1999)


Madrid - Semana de Cine Experimental (1999)


New York - Expo of Short Film & Video (1999)


New York - Film Festival (1999)


New York Shorts International Film Festival (1999)


Viareggio - Europa Cinema & TV Film Festival (1999)


Winterthur - Kurzfilmtage (1999)


Ann Arbor - Film Festival (2000)


Bamberg - Kurzfilmtage (2000)


Barcelona - L’ALTERNATIVA - II Mostra Internacional de Cinema Alternatiu (2000)


Barcelona - Sonar Int. Festival of Advanced Music (2000)


Brest - Festival du Film Court (2000)


Chicago - International Film Festival (2000)


Chicago Underground Film Festival (2000)


Clermont-Ferrand - Festival de Court Metrage (2000)


Diagonale, Festival des Österreichischen Films (2000)


Hamburg - Int. Kurzfilm-Festival & No Budget (2000)


Helsinki - Avanto Media Art Festival (2000)


Humboldt - Int. Film Festival (2000)


London - British Short Film Festival (2000)


Los Angeles - LA Freewaves (2000)


Manchester Int. Short Film & Video Festival (2000)


Nantucket - Film Festival (2000)


New Jersey - Black Maria Festival (2000)


Norwegian Short Film Festival (2000)


Olympia - Film Festival (2000)


Osnabrück - European Media Art Festival (2000)


Palermo - l'immagine leggera. Int. Videoart, Film & Media Festival (2000)


Pesaro - Film Festival (2000)


Rotterdam - Int. Filmfestival (2000)


San Francisco - Golden Gate Award Int. Film Festival (2000)


Sao Paolo - Short Film Festival (2000)


Seattle - Int. Film Festival (2000)


Seine-St.Denis - Côté court (2000)


Seoul - Indie Forum (2000)


Split - Festival of New Film and Video (2000)


Sundance Film Festival (2000)
Trencianske Teplice - Int. Art Film Festival (2000)


Toronto - Worldwide Short Film Festival (2000)


Uppsala - Int. Short Film Festival (2000)


Utrecht - Impakt Festival (2000)


Vila do Conde - Festival Internacional de Curtas-Metragens (2000)


Windsor - Media City (2000)


Zürich - VIDEOEXperimental; Video & Film Festival (2000)


Austin - Cinetexas - Int. short film&video&new media festival (2001)


Brest - Festival du Film Court (2001)


Istanbul - Int. Short Film Festival (2001)


Stuttgart - Filmwinter, Expanded Media Festival (2001)


Tokyo - Image Forum Festival (2001)


Uppsala - Int. Short Film Festival (2001)


Aix-en-Provence - Festival Tous Courts (2002)


Athens - Film Festival (2002)


Aukland - New Zealand Int. Film Festival (2002)


Buenos Aires - Int. Videofestival (2002)


Cannes - Festival de Cannes (2002)


Cork - Int. Film Festival (2002)


Helsinki - Avanto Media Art Festival (2002)


Leeds - Int. FilmFestival (2002)


Regensburg - Kurzfilmwoche (2002)


Stuttgart - Filmwinter, Expanded Media Festival (2002)


Winterthur - Kurzfilmtage (2002)


Zürich - VIDEOEXperimental; Video & Film Festival (2002)


Barcelona - Sonar Int. Festival of Advanced Music (2003)


Brisbane - Int. Film Festival (2003)


Pesaro - Film Festival (2003)


Saarbrücken - Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis (2003)


Sao Paolo - Short Film Festival (2003)


Singapore International Film Festival (2003)


Tokyo - Image Forum Festival (2003)


Wiesbaden - exground on screen (2003)


Wunsiedel - Grenzland Filmtage (2003)


Barcelona - Sonar Int. Festival of Advanced Music (2004)


Hamburg - Int. Kurzfilm-Festival & No Budget (2004)


Hong Kong - Int. Film Festival (2004)


Diagonale, Festival des Österreichischen Films (2005)


Windsor - Media City (2005)

Awards

Gecko Award. Austin - Cinetexas ...

Gecko Award. Austin - Cinetexas - Int. short film&video&new media festival (1999)


Award for Innovative Cinema. Graz - Diagonale, Festival des österreichischen Films (1999)


Special Award for Innovation. Leipzig - Int. Festival für Dok.- u. Animationsfilm (1999)


2nd Prize for Experimental. New York - Expo of Short Film & Video (1999)


Best Sound Design. Ann Arbor - Film Festival (2000)


Projectionist's Award. Bamberg - Kurzfilmtage (2000)


Silver Hugo for Experimental Short. Chicago - International Film Festival (2000)


Runner Up Award. Manchester Int. Short Film & Video Festival (2000)


Juror's Choice Award. New Jersey - Black Maria Festival (2000)


Second Prize. Palermo - l'immagine leggera. Int. Videoart, Film & Media Festival (2000)


Best Short & Golden Spire New Visions. San Francisco - Golden Gate Award Int. Film Festival (2000)


Honorable Mention. Seattle - Int. Film Festival (2000)


Grand Prize. Split - Festival of New Film and Video (2000)


2nd Prize. Uppsala - Int. Short Film Festival (2000)


Jury Grand Prize. Windsor - Media City (2000)



News

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

Visegrad? Where the hell is that?

With this daring motto, playfully ironic visual design and primarily interesting film selection, Visegrad Film Festival presented its programme in Cork, Ireland. How was it, where does it go and why is it actually held in Ireland?

Read more…

- 26.9.2016 -

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

A Showcase of Asian Documentary Film Jewels? TIDF!

The interest in all things Asian is growing faster than capital markets in the global world. That goes for documentary films as well. The contemporary production of Asian documentary filmmakers is regularly presented by Taiwan International Documentary Festival.

Read more…

- 12.9.2016 -

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

Gulîstan, Land of Roses Wins Prestigious Doc Alliance Selection Award at Locarno IFF

On Sunday, August 7, young director Zaynê Akyol became the 9th winner of the unique Doc Alliance Selection Award that is awarded since 2008 by the international Doc Alliance platform. The Kurdish director based in Canada received the award during an award ceremony at Locarno IFF. Along with the award, the filmmaker also received financial support of 5.000 euro for her future film.

Read more…

- 8.8.2016 -

More news…