LIVE-STREAMS during the festival

Thu., 3. 6., 16:00: Tribute Talk 

Ivan Ostrochovský & Katarína Tomková
Live from Kunstuniversität Linz,
hosted by Nicole Kandioler
in English language
in cooperation with Kunstuniversität Linz – Timebased & Interactive Media

Fri., 4. 6., 15:00: YAAAS! Close-Up: YOUKI goes YAAAS!

Nicola von Leffern, Gregor Schmidinger
Live from Kunstuniversität Linz,
in German language
in cooperation mit YOUKI Jugend Medien Festival

Sat., 5. 6., 20:00: Awards Ceremony

Live from Ursulinensaal,
hosted by Karin Schmid

in German & English language
Photo Gallery, Awards & Jurys 

The livestreams of the events are available at CROSSING EUROPE Festival TV and

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Crossing Europe VOD Premieres 2021

| 6 June to 6. July | only available in Austria |

From June 6 to July 6, ten festival films from the CROSSING EUROPE program 2021 will be available to Austrian audiences on the domestic streaming platform KINO VOD CLUB. Lively, cosmopolitan, multilingual and diverse, this year's festival year presents itself – ten handpicked films, which are set in ten different countries and invite you to a cinematic journey across Europe. Let's go to Europe!

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In the months to come, Oktoskop will present selected CROSSING EUROPE films from past festival years and new cinematic discoveries. In addition, you can view interviews with directors who presented their latest work at CROSSING EUROPE 2021 – including Tribute guest Ivan Ostrochovský (KOZA will be shown on 20 and 27 June), and the CROSSING EUROPE award winner Visar Morina (BABAI will be shown on 13 and 20 June).

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Coming soon on the ÖBB Railjet trains

El Bar
Álex De La Iglesia, ES 2017, 102 min

Die Migrantigen / The Migrumpies
Arman T. Riahi, AT 2017, 98 min

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MIOB IN SHORTS – Short Film Audience Award, from 1. 6.

15 current European short films to be voted for online from 1 June in four blocks and in monthly rotation on The winner from MIOB IN SHORTS (€ 1.000) will be awarded at FilmFestival Cottbus in November.

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YAAAS! Video Project & YAAAS! Teaser

in cooperation with HBLA für künstlerische Gestaltung in Linz. Numerous video works created during the YAAAS! Video Project 2021 and in the framework of the cooperation with our partner school.

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