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Whores' Glory

Whores' Glory

Director: Michael Glawogger
Year: 2011

WHORES' GLORY, the third film in Michael Glawogger's globalization trilogy (following MEGACITIES, WORKINGMAN'S DEATH), is an explicit and unflinching exposé of global prostitution. Glawogger's latest larger-than-life documentary is an audacious, non-judgmental study of sexuality, politics, human behavior and the effects of capital and religion on both women and men from starkly different cultures.

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Dog Days (R Rated)

Dog Days (R Rated)

Director: Ulrich Seidl
Year: 2001

In the sweltering heat of suburban Vienna, six characters ranging from an erratic hitchhiker to a fading beauty queen play out a sweaty pageant of sadism and sexual deviance. With an assured knack for capturing the verisimilitude of domestic terror, documentarian Seidl has made a fiction feature debut whose slowly burning fever cannot fail to register.

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Breathing

Breathing

Director: Karl Markovics
Year: 2011

The acclaimed directorial debut from veteran Austrian actor Karl Markovics is an eloquent, affecting portrait of an incarcerated teenager attempting to win parole by working at a local morgue.

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Dog Days (unrated)

Dog Days (unrated)

Director: Ulrich Seidl
Year: 2001

In the sweltering heat of suburban Vienna, six characters ranging from an erratic hitchhiker to a fading beauty queen play out a sweaty pageant of sadism and sexual deviance. With an assured knack for capturing the verisimilitude of domestic terror, documentarian Seidl has made a fiction feature debut whose slowly burning fever cannot fail to register.

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More Than Honey

More Than Honey

Director: Markus Imhoof
Year: 2013

Oscar-nominated director Markus Imhoof (The Boat is Full) tackles the vexing issue of why bees, worldwide, are facing extinction. With the tenacity of a man out to solve a world-class mystery, he investigates this global phenomenon, from California to Switzerland, China and Australia. Exquisite macro-photography of the bees (reminiscent of MICROCOSMOS) in flight and in their hives reveals a fascinating, complex world in crisis.

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Jesus, You Know

Jesus, You Know

Director: Ulrich Seidl
Year: 2003

JESUS, YOU KNOW captures six Catholics in a series of staged confessions -- to both Jesus and the omnipresent camera. Seidl generously allows his subjects to find their own idiosyncratic Savoir -- even with a threat of existential emptiness in the final equation.

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Falling

Falling

Director: Barbara Albert
Year: 2006

A Film by Barbara Albert - Five independent women are reunited for the funeral of a beloved teacher. From the director of FREE RADICALS!

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1001 Grams

1001 Grams

Director: Bent Hamer
Year: 2014

When Norwegian scientist Marie attends a seminar in Paris on the actual weight of a kilo, it is her own measurement of disappointment, grief and love that ends up on the scale. Finally Marie is forced to come to terms with how much a human life truly weighs and which measurements she intends to live by. As she explores her new possibilities, the film seems to unfurl beautifully, the way the first real day of summer seems to spill over with promise and renewal.

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Free Radicals (Barbara Albert)

Free Radicals (Barbara Albert)

Director: Barbara Albert
Year: 2003

A group of friends in a suburban Austrian town reexamine their lives after the unexpected death of a young woman who appeared to be leading a charmed life.

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The Robber

The Robber

Director: Benjamin Heisenberg
Year: 2010

Based on the real-life story of one of Austria’s most-wanted bank robbers, The Robber is a breathless thriller “as lean and taut as its marathon-winning title character.” (LA Times).

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