On the illustration of the Austrian victim myth after 1945

MARTIN WASSERMAIR (AUT)

Screening and discussion about “1. April 2000″ (AUT 1952, directed by Wolfgang Liebeneiner)

Thu, June 9th 2005, 20:00
quitch, Untere Donaulände 10, Linz

in cooperation with “kinoki – Verein für audiovisuelle Selbstbestimmung”

“Produced on behalf of the Austrian federal government, designed in the guise of a comedic feature film pamphlet against the occupying powers. Three years before the signing of the State Treaty this first and last ‘state film’ handles the historical facts with considerable license – and the match ‘Austria versus the rest of the world’ ends in the appropriate manner.” (Diagonale 2000)

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(Photo: Martin Wassermair)