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Last Supper (Johannes Hammel, 2005)
Before long, the unknown families' outings and coffee klatches, documented in the original home movies for themselves and thier children, will no longer be recognisable. In the same way as the memori… Read more

Livingroom/Schönberg (Hiebler Ertl, )
The film hves m a high nse flat Where have all the flowers gone? What is spilt on the living room table? Rhythmic agitation, repetition, colour reversal, etc, dis-enthrall corridors, liv­ing spac… Read more

Lo(o)s gelöst - A Spatial Film Essay (Prinzgau, Podgorschek, Driendl Steixner, C. Angelmaier, 1992)
The title is a play on words. Adolf Loos was an influential and famous Viennese architect (1870-1933). The film is dedicated to him. 'Los gelöst' ranges in meaning from solved, through to loos­e… Read more

London-Vienna Express: The Experiments of sixpack film and Lux UK/AustriaThis programme gives us a snapshot of new work emerging out of London and Vienna, and highlights these cities as active sites … Read more

Macumba (Dietmar Brehm, 1995)
The Schwarzer Garten is loaded with dangerous connections. Macumba is overtly menacing, connecting ethnographical footage of tribal rituals with 70s black pornography. The montage construction is con… Read more

Manufraktur (Peter Tscherkassky, 1985)
Crafted in his childhood dark room in just six days, Peter Tscherkassky's mezmerising choreography fashioned from car tyre and women's pantyhose advertisements marked his debut using the contact copy… Read more

MEGACITIES (Michael Glawogger, 1998)
Bombay. Mexico City, Moscow, New York. These four 'megacities' have populations of between eight and 24 million people, numbers unprecedented in human history. Austrian documentary maker Michael Glaw… Read more

MICHAEL (Markus Schleinzer, 2011)
"A triumph of uneasy cinema: Not since Todd Solondz's Happiness has a movie portrayed pedophilia in such uncomfortable detail." - indieWIRE ... A hard-working employee in an insurance firm, Michael l… Read more

"A must see for anyone who admires this director." – The Guardian ... While cinephiles and MIFF audiences will be familiar with his 25-year oeuvre, the wider movie community continues to d… Read more

Million in Debt is Normal Says My Grandfather, A (Gabriele Mathes, 2006)
A deeply fascinating and intensely personal story portraying the traumatic breakdown of a middle class Austrian family told entirely through unrelated found footage. This film forces us to question t… Read more

Minot, North Dakota- BEYOND THE WALLS (Angelika Brudniak, Cynthia Madansky, 2008)
With nuclear missiles hidden under the town, Minot is an uncanny place and its people lead a singular existence. ... --- D/P/S Angelika Brudniak, Cynthia Madansky WS SixPackFilm TD betacamsp/2008 ... Read more

Mississippi (Arash T. Riahi, 2005)
Water's spray is captured in the flash of hi-speed digital freeze-frames. Like a good mantra, such a chant of form eventually reveals itself as something else entirely.---D/S Arash T Riahi P Golden G… Read more

Mist (Matthias Muller, 2000)
A meticulously constructed film that looks back at lost childhood, through the poetry of Ernst Jandis. In this digital age such mere fragments of found/recycled footage act like traces that longingly… Read more

MIX-1 (Dietmar Brehm, 1994)
Inside a collection of fragments we begin to find the gradual definition of things, spaces, glimpses of a camera an eye looking back at us the scratchy, almost fidgety sounds of a film whirring into … Read more

More or Less (Miriam Unger, 1999)
This film is exquisite! How does a film explore the tenuous nature of an ending relationship? More or Less is a film without a story; it's about the gaps in between. Both immediate and timeless, it a… Read more

Mosaik Mecanique (Norbert Pffenbicher, 2008)
Graze and roam through each shot from the Charlie Chaplin short A Film Johnny (1914) or watch them all at once. You decide. --- D/P Norbert Pffenbicher WS Sixpack TD 35mm/2007/9mins ... Read more

Moving Picture (Linda Christanell, 1995)
An image of a gently contoured alley way in a typical European streetscape is presented in numerous ways. Photographed at night during the day across the seasons and occasionally using time lapse the… Read more

MUSEUM HOURS (Jem Cohen, 2012)
"Effectively applies Cohen's existing strengths to a familiar scenario and rejuvenates it by delivering a powerfully contemplative look at the transformative ability of all art." - Indiewire ... Cele… Read more

Mutoid Waste Company (Marcus Kanter, 1998)
The Mutoid Waste Company are a group of European performance artists whose spectacular live shows and nomadic lifestyle have made them counterculture celebrities. Originating in the Free Festivals of… Read more

Nachtstuck (Peter Tscherkassky, 2006)
Informed by Mozart's ""Eine kleine Nachtmusik"", there is a charged passion embedded in the material surface of this film, creating a "physical cinema".---D/P/S Peter Tscherkassky WS sixpackfilm L no… Read more

Nachtstück (Mozart Minute 09) (Peter Tscherkassky, 2006)
This commissioned tribute to Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart abandons standardized paths of traditional representation playfully disrupts a beloved tune, launching us into a physical experience of cinema. ..… Read more

NOGO (Sabine Hiebler, Gerhard Ertl, 2001)
"Billed as a gas station triptych, Nogo spins together three separate stories about young couples obsessively bound together against the world before uniting the six characters in an explosive finale… Read more

NORTH FACE (, 2008)
In the summer on 1936, mountain climbers from all over Europe dream of being the first to climb the notorious Eiger North Face. The two best climbers in Germany, Tony Kurz and Andi Hinterstoisser, sh… Read more

notes on film 01 else (Norbert Pfaffenbichler, 2002)
"Everything flows, everything moves itself in image, tone and word". A metamorphosis of language and image within the boundaries of a structured digital frame. Image becomes movement and language bec… Read more

November (Hito Steyerl, )
Hito Steyerl weaves together feminism, cinema and terrorism. [November] is a reflexive take on the construction of the mythic identity into which Steyerl's close friend Andrea Wolf was transformed fo… Read more

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