Festival and concert 17 Nov 2018
10:30 Start your day right
Coffee and buffet in the foyer
11:00 What the wind took away
The documentary What the Wind Took Away, produced by Helin Celik and Martin Klingenböck, thematises the fate of the religious minority of the Yazidi who especially in their area of settlement of northern Iraq have become stigmatized as “infidels” and therefore victims of persecution and massacres by the so-called Islamic State which leaves them no choice but to flee… read more
Helin Celik & Martin Klingenböck | TUR/AT 2017 | 75 min
IN CONVERSATION Helin Celik
MODERATION Verena Schlichtmeier
13:15 2 Girls
2 Girls, a documentary by the Italian filmmaker Marco Speroni, is one of the outcomes of a research project on young female domestic migrants. It portrays two young women and their living conditions who leave their poverty- and abuse-stricken rural environment behind, only to end up in equally difficult circumstances: Lita, who works in a sewing factory in Dhaka, Bangladesh and Tigris, a sex worker in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia… read more
Marco Speroni | IT 2016 | 52min
IN CONVERSATION Nicoletta del Franco, Marco Speroni
MODERATION Stella Lange, Evelyn Ferrari
15:00 Acoustic session: Schubladenlieder
Christine Abdel-Halim is a singer-songwriter and occasional cabaret artist. She has dug up and edited songs that have remained in her drawers for years, event decades, and is playing them live for us in the foyer of the Leokino… read more
15:15 International short films
GIRL FACT | MAËL G. LAGADEC | BEL 2017 | 17 MIN
With his „teenage guide to surviving sex slavery“ Lagadec highlights positive action alternatives for young women that live in the „stronghold of rape“, Congo.
KRIEG IM FRIEDEN | LUISE FIEDLER | DE 2015 | 12 MIN
The animated film illustrates the grueling experience of the life „in between“ of all those refugees who have witnessed war and can‘t get over the traumatic images in exile, that is meant to be safe.
MEANWHILE IN TUNISIA | INÈS KHANNOUSSI | TN/AT 2018 | 25 MIN
Torn between two identities, Inès Khannoussi, who grew up in Austria, sets out on a road trip through Tunisia to visit places of her childhood.
ESCAPE FROM SYRIA: RANIA‘S ODYSSEY | RANIA MUSTAFA ALI, ANDERS HAMMER, AYMAN AL HUSSEEN | SYR/NOR 2017 | 22 MIN
After being published by the Guardian, a video goes viral: It shows the impressions and experiences of the 20-year-old Rania Mustafa Ali on her flight from Syria to
Austria, filmed with a simple handheld camera.
IN CONVERSATION Filmmakers
17:15 Poetry Slam: Katrin ohne H about Peur de rien
Katrin Rauch studies (Romance studies), writes – privately as poet on Poetry Slams and professionally as an ad writer. She comes originally from the Waldviertel in Lower Austria before she moved to Innsbruck some years ago. Ever since she does (not always) whatever one does. Katrin peforms on various Poetry Slam and reading stages in Innsbruck, is part of the slam team “Keine Halbe Beschreibung” and the Innsbruck reading stage FHK5K (Frau Herrmann’s Katerstrophen 5000)… read more
17:30 Peur de Rien
The 18-year old Lebanese Lina leaves her native Beirut in order to escape from the tightness of her estranged family and to enjoy the freedom of the life as a college student in modern Paris. However, as exciting as this new world may seem to her, she is suddenly also confronted with racist prejudices and the macho behaviour of her first lovers – until she starts to take her destiny into her own hands… read more
Danielle Arbid | FR 2015 | 119min
20:30 Final Night with Noor Khoury
Noor Khoury began her musical career in Damascus, Syria. As a singer and guitarist she gave concerts in various constellations. Noor has lived in Austria for three years and performs on her guitar and cajon with sometimes Arabic, sometimes French vocals. Together with the band Basalt she recorded the song „Small House“ with Conchita Wurst for the project New European Songbook.
Noor Khoury | KATER NOSTER