Austrian Film Week / Cultural Forum Tel Aviv

Screenings of contemporary filmmaking throughout Israel

As many as seven Israeli cinematheques – in the north, south and center of the country – have the Austrian Film Week 2021, organized by the Austrian Cultural Forum Tel Aviv, in their May program.
The film week opens May 11 with “Der Trafikant” by Nikolaus Leytner at Cinemathek Tel Aviv.
This year’s selection offers stories of grief, struggle and suffering and presents a variety of remarkable characters and fates.
In addition to the opening film, “The Last Austrians” by Lukas Pitscheider, about life in a remote “Austrian” village in the Carpathian Mountains, will be shown, as will the documentary “Mauthausen – Two Lives” by Simon Wieland, about two men’s tragic memories of their time in the Mauthausen concentration camp, Shirin Neshat’s cinematic masterpiece “Women without Men” about the challenges of four women in 1950s Iran, and “Nobadi” by Karl Markovics about the fateful encounter between an Austrian pensioner and an Afghan refugee.
All films will be presented in original version with English and Hebrew subtitles.