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30.05.-02.06 | INNSBRUCK | AUSTRIA

DECOCOONING SOCIETY

JLIN | GODFLESH | JUAN ATKINS | ALEC EMPIRE – THE DESTROYER
ARPANET | TIM HECKER | LEE GAMBLE | ERRORSMITH
THE SPEAKER
feat. VALERIO TRICOLI/PAN DAIJING/WERNERDAFELDECKER
GLENN UNDERGROUND


KLEIN | TOMOKO SAUVAGE | BLISS SIGNAL | K&K KUTIN/KOHLBERGER
TAPE LOOP ORCHESTRA | KASSEL JÄGER | RROSE | ABUL MOGARD
MARC BARON

EKIN FIL | PULVERINE | ZENIAL | AARON STADLER | LISSIE RETTENWANDER
ANMA | BRTTRKLLR | CHRISTOPH FÜGENSCHUH | DJ KATAPILA | DJ BLEED

Heart of Noise zeigt Musik und Bild, zerbricht das gefällige Mosaik von E und U, beendet Apartheid und Cocooning, zertrümmert den asozialen Tonbau, lädt ein, Tapelooper, HardwareapologetInnen, FuturistInnen, GitarristInnen, MusikmaschinistInnen, ApokalyptikerInnen und PostapokalyptikerInnen, die Musique Deconcrete, Godfathers und Godmothers, Paris, Chicago, Detroit, Belgrad, London, Vancouver, Istanbul, Accra, Berlin und Wien und Kitz.
Decocooning Society öffnet Genregrenzen und Filterblasen, zeigt keine Larven und keine hässlichen Schwäne, sondern den Teich der Schmetterlinge im Garten der Pfade, die sich verzweigen. Decocooning Society macht weiter, macht Gegenwartsklänge hörbar, das pulsierende Kontinuum der Subkulturen, die vergessene Utopie hinter der Endzeit der Demokratien, Räume, Energien, Bewegungen, Ekstasen, Konzentration, Rückzug, Widerstand und Hedonismus. Es wird gerockt, gedröhnt, geravet, gedubbet, besprochen, footgeworked, zerlegt, zerrissen, geschnitten, gekratzt, visionisiert, visualisiert, Hände in die Höh und den Kopf in den Tanz. read more

Here at IFFI, our love for film comes first. But there is more to the festival than just that. Each year we work with a diverse team of programmers, writers and designers to deliver the festival. As the 2018 event looms ever closer, we would like to introduce them to you to offer a behind-the-scenes look at IFFI.

One such talented team member is Lucia Pola, a graphic designer from Slovakia who has been creating the IFFI visuals for the past three years. Lucia likes to take an innovative approach to design, through a combination of analogue and digital technology. This year, the result is a unique image that reflects the surrounding mountains of Innsbruck and incorporates the art of film making. read more

We are delighted to announce the Award Winners of the 26th International Filmfestival Innsbruck!

  • IFFI Honorary Award: Franziska Reck
  • International Feature Fiction Competition for the Prize of the Province of Tyrol (5.500,- EURO): The Unseen, Perivi Katjavivi
  • International Documentary Competiton for the Prize of the Town Innsbruck (3.000,- EURO): Mirr, Mehdi Sahebi
  • Audience Award sponsored by Innsbruck Marketing (1.000,- EURO): Arreo, Nestor Tato Moreno
  • Südwind Prize (1.000,- EURO):
    Wolf and Sheep, Shahrbanoo Sadat
  • Prize of the University of Innsbruck (400,- EURO): The Beast, Daina O. Pusic
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    Einer der nie müde wird Filme zu machen, ist der Serbe Goran Paskaljevic, der heute seinen 70. Geburtstag feiert. Im letzten Jahr hat er den in Indien gedrehten Film „Dev Bhoomi“ (Land der Götter) beim größten amerikanischen Filmfestival in Toronto präsentiert.
    Im Moment arbeitet er an einem Film über einen 8-jährigen syrischen Flüchtling, der in Italien von einer Frau adoptiert wird, die ihren Sohn verloren hat. „My name is Mohamed“ wird in der Nähe von Viterbo mit römischer Unterstützung gedreht.
    Goran Paskaljevic, seit vielen Jahren Stammgast bei Innsbrucker Filmfestival, wurde mit dem Film „Das Pulverfass“ (1998) über die Gewalt in Serbien weltbekannt. Seine filmische Ausbildung erfuhr er in Prag, in der Zeit des Prager Frühlings, wo er auch Jiri Menzel, letztes Jahr beim Bozner Filmfest, dieses Jahr in Innsbruck Stargast, kennenlernte.
    Was die beiden verbindet ist die humoristische herangehensweise an Filme, die sich politische Probleme zum Plot machen. Große Retrospektiven widmeten ihm das Museum of Modern Arts in New York und das British Film Institut.
    Letztes Jahr organisierte das Austrian Film Archiv in Zusammenarbeit mit dem IFFI die erste große Schau im deutschen Sprachraum von Paskaljevics Filmen. Der Hauptdarsteller von „Das Pulverfass“ Lazar Ristovski ist Stargast des Internationalen Filmfestivals Ende Mai in Innsbruck, wo er seinen jüngsten Film „Train Driver’s Diary“ präsentieren wird. Paskaljevic lebt mit seiner Frau Christine in Paris. read more

    We are proud to announce that this year’s IFFI Honorary Award goes to the Algerian filmmaker Mohammed Soudani
    for his life’s work and his long-standing collaboration with the IFFI!
    Most of Soudani’s films have been part of the IFFI and have contributed to an outstandingly diversity within last years’ programmes.
    Soudani is the first African filmmaker to win the IFFI Honorary Award and can be seen as a bridge-builder between the continents.
    We are grateful to honour him as a great filmmaker and friend of our festival. read more

    Fernando Birri´s ORG was showen at Berlinale. Follow the link here:
    https://www.welt.de/kultur/kino/article162049581/Der-verstoerendste-Film-den-Terence-Hill-je-gedreht-hat.html

    We look back on a colourful and successful festival week – it was a beautiful anniversary full of exciting and intercultural experiences and new acquaintances! We did overcome human and cultural boundaries and revived 25 years of International Filmfestival Innsbruck.

    A big THANK YOU to our team, visitors and guests for your amazing work and support! We are proud!

    27.5., 22:15 , Leokino 1
    ŠIŠKA DELUXE

    Regie: Jan Cvitkovič
    Slowenien/Tschechien/Mazedonien/Italien 2015
    108min, OF­eUT

    Siska Deluxe is a story about three male childhood friends who are not quite so young anymore but cannot seem to grow up completely. They are full of business ideas but since neither of them ever commits seriously, all of their plans ultimately fall through. When the aunt of one of them dies, she leaves him a small commercial property and the three friends immediately decide to open a pizzeria. In the beginning, it seems as if this is another project doomed to fail. However, just in the nick of time, an unusual woman named Jana comes along and offers to help. There is another curious character, Sale, who seems to be the friends’ arch enemy, but is ultimately transformed to their closest and most trusted friend. With the close weaving of the comical with the dramatic, the light-hearted story never questions the possibility of a happy ending. read more

    ALS DIE SONNE VOM HIMMEL FIEL

    27.5., 17:00 , Leokino 2
    ALS DIE SONNE VOM HIMMEL FIEL
    Regie: Aya Domenig
    Schweiz 2015
    78min, OF­eUT

    The filmmaker Aya Domenig is of Japanese-Swiss origin and intended to trace the life of her grandfather – after the atomic bombing of Hiroshima by the United States Army Air Force on 6 August 1945 – Shigeru Doi worked as a doctor in a Red Cross hospital in Hiroshima and the filmmaker tries to find closer to him. Aya Domenig meets Chizuko Uchida (born 1923), a former nurse, her grandmother and Shuntaro Hida (born 1920), a doctor, the second Hibakusha who is portrayed in the documentary film – they have a similar fate as the filmmaker’s grandfather who throughout his life never spoke about what he had experienced. While researching her film in Hiroshima, on 11 March 2011 the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster occurs, and the filmmaker’s intention takes a turn read more

    “Problemski Hotel” will open this year’s International Filmfestival Innsbruck:

    The cross-frontier migrant’s life ‘within the system’ – an endless, featureless, futureless round of queues – becomes even bleaker in December. Bipul doesn’t want to admit it, but the arrival of Lidia, a Russian girl makes a difference. Hope? Surely not! A future? Get real! December is also the ninth month of Martina’s pregnancy. But, just when the situation seems hopeless, help is at hand. A Christmas story. read more

    We are proud to announce that this year’s IFFI Honorary Award goes to the Algerian filmmaker Mohammed Soudani
    for his life’s work and his long-standing collaboration with the IFFI!
    Most of Soudani’s films have been part of the IFFI and have contributed to an outstandingly diversity within last years’ programmes.
    Soudani is the first African filmmaker to win the IFFI Honorary Award and can be seen as a bridge-builder between the continents.
    We are grateful to honour him as a great filmmaker and friend of our festival. read more