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Klaus Maria Brandauer: The Outsider as Insider

Klaus Maria Brandauer: The Outsider as Insider

The cobalt blue lights of the Gartenbaukino glow seductively against the night sky as the crowd converges for the Viennale premiere of The Strange Case of Wilhelm Reich, a new film by Austrian director Antonin Swoboda, and starring Klaus Maria Brandauer. Opening 18 Jan., it is the first Brandauer has made in three years, and […]

Breaking (Down) the Waves

Breaking (Down) the Waves

It was early October, and Vienna’s pop music crowd was flocking to Pratersauna, Flex, Fluc, and beyond, for the Waves festival, Vienna’s showcase happening. The idea was inspired, a one-ticket event and with individual day tickets available to buy. Three days of bands in club venues, plus a music conference spanning the city made for […]

Soundtrack for the Silent Screen

Soundtrack for the Silent Screen

  Three musicians are on the stage of the Gartenbaukino, the largest of the single-auditorium art-house cinemas in central Vienna, all late 1950s wood-panelling and warm lighting. Above, a very wide, curved screen, blank for the time being. ‘Papa!’ shouts a toddler seated in the second row. Papa, it seems, plays in Radian, a post-rock […]

The Scenic Route: On Location in Vienna

The Scenic Route: On Location in Vienna

It’s mid-January 2012: a regular night at the Café Weidinger at the intersection of Gablenzgasse and Neubaugürtel – old friends playing billiards, customers sipping on warm drinks, laughter and debate in equal volume. Tonight however, we’re all under the watchful eye of noted American photographer and documentary filmmaker Jem Cohen, capturing footage for Museum Hours, […]

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