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China Reverse

AT 2014, 90 min, Judith Benedikt

The story of the Chinese diaspora to Austria, the life of first and second generation Chinese in Vienna, the economic remigration from Austro-Chinese to their homeland and the consequence of cultural exchange in both directions.! Most came to Vienna by chance. Working in Chinese restaurants, dreaming of their own business, or bringing their family. China Reverse is the story of the Chinese diaspora ... in both directions.

Most ended up in Vienna by chance, working in a Chinese restaurant. Dreaming of their own place, or needing to pay for family to come. It was a life of endless work.
When they could finally relax a bit, they had time for questions about life.
China Reverse puts everything in question, without asking. Life could have been very different, not in Europe, but China.

Those who stayed took advantage of the economic boom. For some, there´s still time to jump on the band wagon. China Reverse looks behind the facade of financial success. Noticing casual details- an antique porcelain dish, native songs, and a smile that refers to the future, but cannot help trembling.

 

festivals

Crossing Europe Linz 2014, AT | This Human World 2014, AT | Austrian Documentary FF Shanghai, Peking 2015, CHN

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NEWS

NEW ON VOD

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Johanna Dohnal - Visionary of Feminism

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THIS LAND IS MY LAND

Premieren und Sonderveranstaltungen
in Anwesenheit der Filmemacherin:

3.11., 19:00 Uhr culturcentrum wolkenstein Stainach

in den österr. Kinos:

Haydn Kino, Wien
Votiv Kino, Wien
Top Kino, Wien
Breitenseer Lichtspiele, Wien
Lichtspiele Katsdorf
Das Kino, Salzburg
City Kino Steyr

ab 30.10. Kinemathek Karlsruhe

1.-3.11. Kino in der Pumpe, Kiel
2.11. Ville de Luxembourg
3.11. dekArTe, Wiener Neustadt
3.11. s'KINO, Dorfen
3./4.11. Lungauer Kulturvereinigung
ab 5.11. Volkskino Klagenfurt

DAS FIEBER

Premieren und Sonderveranstaltungen
in Anwesenheit der Filmemacherin:

26.11. Filmforum Bregenz
27.11. Spielboden Dornbirn

9.12. Star Movie, Ried

in den österr. Kinos:

Stadtkino Center Ternitz
Actors Studio, Wien
Lichtspiele Katsdorf
Top Kino, Wien
Stadtkino Horn

ab 22.11. Volkskino Klagenfurt
ab 24.11. TAS, Feldkirch

3.12. Kolpingsaal, Bruneck
5.12. Spielboden Dornbirn

DIE DOHNAL Frauenministerin / Feministin / Visionärin

in den österr. Kinos:

Actors Studio, Wien
EU XXL - Die Reihe
Stadtkino Center Ternitz

2.11. Horizontale, Straden
16.11. Amtshaus, Josefstadt

9.12. Remise, Bludenz

AWARDS

 

BERGEN INT. FILM FESTIVAL 2020

THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN
Cinema Extraordinaire Award

FIRST STEPS AWARDS 2020

THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN
Bester abendfüllender Spielfilm

HEIMATFILMFESTIVAL 2020

WEIYENA - EIN HEIMATFILM
Best Documentary Award

DIAGONALE 2020

THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN
Großer Diagonale Preis -
Bester Spielfilm,
Beste künstlerische Montage,
Bestes Sounddesign,
Diagonale Schauspielpreis (Dominik Warta),
Thomas Pluch Drehbuchpreis

DIE DOHNAL
Großer Diagonale Preis -
Bester Dokumentarfilm,
Preis für außergewöhnliche Produktionsleistung

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FESTIVALS

THE TROUBLE WITH BEING BORN

will be screened at

Viennale, AT 2020
1.30 pm, 29th October

A BLACK JESUS

will be screened at

DOK Leipzig, DE 2020
11.30 am, 29th October
10.00 pm, 30th October
3.00 pm, 31st October

WEIYENA - THE LONG MARCH HOME

will be screened at

Kasseler Dokfest, DE 2020
12.30 pm, 21st November

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