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Diagonale 2018

Ruth Beckermann  • Director

Interview: Ruth Beckermann • Director

“I wanted to give the full picture of the time and to look at it from all angles”

We met up with Ruth Beckermann at the Diagonale to talk about her political documentary The Waldheim Waltz, which won Best Documentary earlier this year at the Berlinale  

22/03 | Diagonale 2018

Review: Murer – Anatomie eines Prozesses

Review: Murer – Anatomie eines Prozesses

The trial and subsequent acquittal of the so-called “Butcher of Vilnius” come under the spotlight in Christian Frosch’s film, which world-premiered at the Diagonale  

20/03 | Diagonale 2018

Murer - Anatomie eines Prozesses scoops Best Austrian Feature Film at the Diagonale

Murer - Anatomie eines Prozesses scoops Best Austrian Feature Film at the Diagonale

Christian Frosch's widely discussed court thriller emerged victorious in Graz, and Nikolaus Geyrhalter's Die bauliche Maßnahme snagged the Grand Diagonale Prize for Best Documentary  

19/03 | Diagonale 2018 | Awards

Sebastian Höglinger and Peter Schernhuber  • Directors, Diagonale

Interview: Sebastian Höglinger and Peter Schernhuber • Directors, Diagonale

“‘Dialogue by chance’ would be a good tagline for the Diagonale”

In Graz, we sat down with Sebastian Höglinger and Peter Schernhuber, the young, dynamic co-directors of the Diagonale, to discuss their approach to the Austrian gathering  

19/03 | Diagonale 2018

Review: Gatekeeper

Review: Gatekeeper

Without resorting to political commentary or trying to become yet another movie on immigration issues, the second feature by Lawrence Tooley is a different take on human trafficking within Europe  

15/03 | Diagonale 2018

The Diagonale cooks up a smorgasbord of Austrian film

The Diagonale cooks up a smorgasbord of Austrian film

The jam-packed programme of the 21st edition of one of the most important film gatherings in Austria is set to unspool in Graz from 13-18 March  

09/03 | Diagonale 2018