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
Austria / Israel 2020
German, English, Hebrew
- Michael Pfeifenberger
- Meni Elias, Astrid Heubrandtner
- Christine Dériaz
- Haim Meir, Günther Tuppinger
- Gustl Maly, Gerald Benesch
- Ruth Diskin, Benjamin Freidenberg, Orin Shagrir, Iris Shagrir, Josef Pühringer, Christine Dollhofer, Alenka Maly, Frank Stern, Michael Pfeifenberger, Meni Elias
- Stephan Demmelbauer