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Elektro Moskva

AT 2013, 90 min, Elena Tikhonova & Dominik Spritzendorfer

Low-fi sound, tonal imperfection: sensation. Elektro Moskva is an essay-like narrative
about Soviet and post-Soviet “electronic history” – from the Theremin and synthesizer to the bugging devices of the KGB.

ELEKTRO MOSKVA (Electro Moscow) is an essayistic documentary about the Soviet electronic age and its legacy. The story begins with the inventor of the world’s first electronic instrument, Leon Theremin, unveiling the KGB’s huge pile of fascinating devices, some of which were musical. They all came into existence as a by-product of a rampant defense industry. Nowadays, those aged and abandoned ‘musical coffins’, as solidly made as a Kalashnikov, are being recycled and reinterpreted by the post-Soviet generations of musicians, sound collectors and circuit benders. The story of the Soviet synthesizers as an allegory to the everyday life under the Soviet system: nothing works, but you have to make the best out of it. An electronic fairy tale about the inventive spirit of the free mind inside the iron curtain- and beyond.

festivals

Visions du Réel, Nyon 2013, FRA | Sheffield DOK Fest 2013, UK | FID Marseille 2013, FRA | New Horizons 2013, PL | Adelaide - Big Pond Film Festival 2013, AUS | Cork - IndieCork Film Festival 2013, IRL | Diagonale, Festival des österreichischen Films 2013, AT | Joensuu - Rokumentti Rock Film Festival 2013, FIN | Kaunas Int. Film Festival 2013, LTU | Köln - SoundTrack_Cologne 2013, DE | Leipzig - Int. Festival für Dok.- u. Animationsfilm 2013, DE | Paris - Festival Serendip 2013, FRA | Victoria - Antimatter Underground Film Festival 2013, CAN | Wiesbaden - exground on screen 2013, DE | Göteborg Int. Film Festival 2014, SWE | Film Festival Rotterdam 2014, NLD | Buenos Aires 14 - BAFICI Int. Independent film Festival 2014, ARG | Salem Int. Filmfestival 2014, USA | CTM Festival for Adventurous Music and Art - Berlin 2014, DE | Flatpack Festival - Birmingham 2014, UK | Sofia Int. Filmfestival 2014, BGR

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NEWS

THIS LAND IS MY LAND

Premieren und Sonderveranstaltungen
in Anwesenheit der Filmemacherin:

6.10., 19:30 Uhr Cine Center, Wien
3.11., 19:00 Uhr culturcentrum wolkenstein Stainach

in den österr. Kinos:

Haydn Kino, Wien
Apollo Kino, Wien
Village Cinema, Wien
KIZ RoyalKino, Graz
Leokino, Innsbruck
City Kino Steyr
Top Kino, Wien
Breitenseer Lichtspiele, Wien
Annenhof Kino, Graz
Kino Oberpullendorf
Cine Center, Wien

3./9.10. Spielboden Dornbirn
6./19.10. Karlstorkino, Heidelberg
13.10. Kronen Kino, Mistelbach
ab 29.10. Kinemathek Karlsruhe

3.11. dekArTe, Wiener Neustadt
3./4.11. Lungauer Kulturvereinigung

DAS FIEBER

Premieren und Sonderveranstaltungen
in Anwesenheit der Filmemacherin:

1.10. Stadtkino Wien
7.10. Kino im Kesselhaus, Krems
8.10. Filmclub Schrems
26.11. Filmforum Bregenz
27.11. Spielboden Dornbirn

in den österr. Kinos:

Stadtkino Wien
KIZ Royalkino, Graz
Volkskino Klagenfurt
Leokino, Innsbruck
City Kino Steyr
Village Cinema, Wien
Cinema Paradiso, St. Pölten
Moviemento, Linz
Kino Freistadt

9.10. Kino im Kesselhaus, Krems

5.12. Spielboden Dornbirn

DIE DOHNAL Frauenministerin / Feministin / Visionärin

in den österr. Kinos:

Actors Studio, Wien

1.10. die künstlerei, Tamsweg
5.10. Kino im Kurhaus, Bad Aussee
6.10. Stadtkino Gmunden
ab 7.10. Cinema Dornbirn
9./10.10. Kino Hasewend
ab 25.10. EU XXL - Die Reihe
ab 28.10. Filmforum Bregenz
ab 30.10. Stadtkino Center Ternitz

2.11. Horizontale, Straden
16.11. Amtshaus, Josefstadt

9.12. Remise, Bludenz

AWARDS

 

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 FEVER

will be screened at

Internazionale a Ferrara, IT 2020
4.30 pm, 3rd October
4.30 pm, 4th October

GLORY TO THE QUEEN

will be screened at

CinEast Film Festival, LU 2020
7.00 pm, 19th October

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