SHORT NEWS

World premiere of WHERE NO ONE KNOWS US at MOP Saarbrücken

Austrian filmmaker and producer Arash T. Riahi presents his new fiction film at the Max Ophüls Prize fiction film competition. Where No One Knows Us is a bittersweet odyssey revolving around two Chechen refugee children who try to make the best out of their situation although their deportation is imminent. Johanna Moder’s Once Were Rebels is also competing in the fiction film section; Anna Kirst’s Arche Nora  celebrates its world premiere in the documentary competition.

 

Austrian films and co-productions at the 41st Max Ophüls Prize festival SAARBRÜCKEN (20 to 26 January, 2020)
 

MOP Competition Fiction Film

  • •  WHERE NO ONE KNOWS US by Arash T. Riahi (world premiere)
  • •  ONCE WERE REBELS by Johanna Moder

 

MOP Competition documentary Film

  • ARCHE NORA by Anna Kirst (world premiere)
     
MOP Watchlist

  • • LILLIAN by Andreas Horvath
  • • SPACE DOGS von Elsa Kremser and Levin Peter
     
MOP Competition Midlength Film

  • • DER WÄCHTER by Albin Wildner
  • • FABIU by Stefan Langthaler
     
MOP Competition Short Film

  • • FAVORITEN by Martin Monk (A, D)
  • • DAS BESTE ORCHESTER DER WELT by Henning Backhaus
     
MOP Shortlist

  • • APFELMUS by Alexander Gratzer
  • • THE BIRTHMARK by Pia Ilonka Schenk Jensen, Bernhard Hetzenauer (A, MX, NOR, DK)
     
MOP Archive

• Albert Meisl‘s Szabo & Fitzthum-Trilogy:
  • DIE LAST DER ERINNERUNG (2016)
  • DER SIEG DER BARMHERZIGKEIT (2017)
  • DIE SCHWINGEN DES GEISTES (2019)