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MICHA SHAGRIR - THE LINZER CANDY BOY

MICHA SHAGRIR - THE LINZER CANDY BOY

Micha Shagrir (1937 – 2015) was an icon and a pillar of Israeli Film. He was born as Michael Schwager in Linz, Austria. In 1938 his family could escape the Nazi extermination. The estate of the late Israeli producer-director Micha Shagrir consists of 5000 films, raw materials, TV articles, radio programs and screenplays, among them on-screen milestones of the Israeli film and television industry as well as personal films dealing with his Austrian heritage. Micha Shagrir – The Linzer Candy Boy is an Austrian look on the complex life story of one of Israel's most prominent filmmakers.

Michael Pfeifenberger: Michael Pfeifenberger was born in 1965 in Zederhaus-Salzburg. He worked on numerous international cinema and TV-productions as an assistant director, production manager, director and author, and has been a filmmaker since 1995. 

Film Selection: Micha Shagrir – The Linzer Candy Boy (2020, doc) - Desert Kids (2016, doc) - Todespolka (2009) - Josef Winkler – Der Kinoleinwandgeher (The Cinemascreenwalker, 2008, doc) - Else`s Song - Yerushalaim Shel Else (2007, short) - Chaltura - Leila & Lena (2006) - 011 Beograd - Survival in the City (2003) - Thanksgivin' – Die nachtblaue Stadt (2000) - Alles werden gut (All shall be well, 1998, short) - That`s all Johnny (1996, short)

Local Artists 2020

Michael Pfeifenberger

Austria / Israel 2020
65 minutes
German, English, Hebrew
OmdU

Screenplay
Cinematography
Meni Elias, Astrid Heubrandtner
Editing
Christine Dériaz
Sound
Haim Meir, Günther Tuppinger
Music
Gustl Maly, Gerald Benesch
Cast
Ruth Diskin, Benjamin Freidenberg, Orin Shagrir, Iris Shagrir, Josef Pühringer, Christine Dollhofer, Alenka Maly, Frank Stern, Michael Pfeifenberger, Meni Elias
Producers
Stephan Demmelbauer

Production

DemmelbauerFilm