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Coming Attractions

Austria, 2010 (MIFF 2011, Peter Tscherkassky Program Two)

Director: Peter Tscherkassky

The trinity between early cinema, the avant-garde and advertising is playfully explored in Coming Attractions. Winner of the Best Short Film at the 2010 Venice Film Festival.

Peter Tscherkassky, 25 mins, 2010, 35mm, B&W, Sound

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