Austria 2022 – Director: Thomas Fürhapter – Original language: English, German – Subtitles: English, German
Long corridors. Classrooms. Attentive faces. People from different nations attend integration classes to learn the values and the culture of Vienna. The camera observes them closely, concentrating primarily on the newcomers’ faces, revealing entire lives therein. Ina Borrmann
Writer: Thomas Fürhapter. Camera: Judith Benedikt, Thomas Fürhapter, Klemens Koscher. Editing: Dieter Pichler, Thomas Fürhapter, Philipp Mayer. Production: Mischief Films - Verein zur Förderung des Dokumentarfilms & Co KG. Producer: Ralph Wieser. Length: 90 min.
No youth rating
Fürhapter was born in Vienna. He studied psychology in Salzburg and philosophy in Vienna. He works as a writer and director.
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Winner VIKTOR DOK.deutsch
People and everyday occurrences in German-speaking countries: In in-depth narratives we are exposed to extraordinary experiences and gain valuable insights into our homeland. The films compete for the award VIKTOR DOK.deutsch which is endowed with 5,000 euros.