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Shorts Festival
For 15 years and counting, the Vienna Shorts Festival shows cinematic innovation in 30 minutes or less. It’s no surprise that short films today are a proving ground for innovative formats, novel story-telling and edgy topics: It’s easier to get smaller scale projects off the ground, allowing young, fresh talents in particular to let their imaginations run wild. For the...
There’s so much good television on streaming websites, to say nothing of the films. It’s impossible to keep track of what is worth your while. As spring finally rolls in, use your couch potato time wisely, binging only on the finest, most intriguing shows.  
The Let’s CEE Film Festival returns with the very best from Central and Eastern Europe, Turkey and the Caucasus. Just six years old and already an institution, the Let’s CEE lm festival is dedicated to motion pictures from central and eastern Europe and as far afield as the Caucasus. And while the organizers have been hit hard by budget cuts,...
Mixing the profound with the absurd, Lucky pays tribute to the late Harry Dean Stanton and leaves audiences pondering. There’s a certain poetry in daily routines, the quiet reassurance of repetition over years. But it can be treacherous, as nothing ever stays the same – there is one inescapable truth that always catches up. That’s where Lucky comes in, the directorial debut...
This Sunday, filmmaker Fredrick Baker and historian Heidemarie Uhl launch the multimedia project Zeituhr 1938 reenacting the annexation of Austria to the Third Reich. This year marks the 80th anniversary of the Anschluss – the annexation of Austria by Nazi Germany that ended the First Republic and crushed any political autonomy until the end of World War II. To help...
top 10 picks stream march
There’s so much good television on streaming websites, not to mention the films. It’s impossible to keep track of what is worth your time. When it’s cold outside, it’s time to cuddle up with a good movie or start binging your next series.
The bitter fall of one of figure skating’s biggest stars relives one of sport’s most infamous scandals. With black humor and sequined costumes, I, Tonya revives the lurid true story of American figure skater Tonya Harding, only the second woman to complete a triple axel in competition. However, she is far better known today for her fierce rivalry with fellow...