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Bulgarian Film Night: “The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories” by Andrey Paounov. In the presence of the director.

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Film Director, Sofia
General Manager, ewCPF - east west Crossings Promotion Fund, Belgrade
Correspondent for Southern and Eastern Europe, Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Belgrade Chair


Film Director, Sofia

 His first documentary "Georgi and the Butterflies" was presented at more than 80 film festivals all over the world, won the Silver Wolf at IDFA 2004 and 12 other international awards. His second feature documentary "The Mosquito Problem and other stories" premiered worldwide in Cannes 2007 SIC, and had its North American premiere at Toronto International Film Festival. So far it got 19 international awards among which Grierson Award - London FF 2007 and Grand Prix - Sunny Side of the Doc 2008.


General Manager, ewCPF - east west Crossings Promotion Fund, Belgrade

since 1979 Engaged in various researches and projects of the Yugoslav Film Institute, as retrospective of the Yugoslav films at Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris, Cinematheque Royale in Brussels, Giornate del cinema muto in Pordenone etc.
1993-1995 engaged by different Russian TV stations (OSTANKINO, the 1st channel of Russian TV, then TV6, NTV and TV "Myr") as advisor and coproducer of TV programmes dedicated to the International Film festivals - Cannes, Venice, London, Brussels, Rotterdam, San Sebastian, Thessaloniki, etc.
1995-1998 Film critic and author, monthly TV program "Cinema Art"
1995-2005 General Manager of the Institut za film (Film Institute)
1997-2011 Artistic Director of Belgrade International Film Festival
2001-2005 Chairman of South-East European Cinema Network
since 2006 Founder and Director of east west Crossings Promotion Fund
since 2007 Acting Director of Film Center Serbia
 Promoter of foreign films, Yugoslavia (realised special programmes of films from Brazil, Argentina, India, European and Arab countries etc.)
 Author of TV portraits of Nagisa Oshima, Peter Greenaway, Chantal Akerman, Daniel Toscan du Plantier, Harvey Keitel, Simon Perry, Atom Egoyan, Sergey Bodrov, Tsai Ming-liang, Paul Morrissay, Hou Hsiao-hsien, etc.

Mag. Christian WEHRSCHÜTZ

Correspondent for Southern and Eastern Europe, Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, Belgrade

1981-1985 Studium an der juridischen Fakultät und am Institut für Slawistik, Karl-Franzens-Universitaet Graz
1997 Teilnahme an der Ukrainian Summer School, Harvard University, USA
1998 Einmonatiges Stipendium, Duke-Universität in North Carolina auf Einladung der Austrian-American-Foundation (abschließend wurden auch Medien in New York und Washington besucht)
 Als Korrespondent zählt zum Tätigkeitsbereich die Berichterstattung über Serbien und Montenegro, die ehemaligen jugoslawischen Teilrepubliken Mazedonien, Bosnien und Herzegowina, Kroatien, Slowenien, den Kosovo und Albanien sowie die Führung des ORF-Büros in Belgrad. Verbunden war und ist diese journalistische Tätigkeit mit ausgedehnten Reisen durch die Zielländer in der Region.
 Fremdsprachenkenntnisse: Englisch, Russisch, Ukrainisch, Serbisch (sehr gut), Französisch (gut), Slowenisch (gut), Mazedonisch (passiv gut), Albanisch (Grundkenntnisse)
2014 Journalist des Jahres
seit 2014 Korrespondent des ORF für die Ukraine

Cultural Programme

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Kategorie: all Culture Plenary
Genre : all Lecture Panel


15:10 - 15:30Opening Concert: “Twigs. Nine Miniatures for Flute, Clarinet, Cello and Piano” Composition by Gerald Resch commissioned by the European Forum Alpbach, performed by the PHACE-QuartettCulture


18:00 - 20:00Günter Brus – Exhibition OpeningCulture
18:00 - 20:00International Evening As part of the Standing Committee Programme: The scholarship-holders of the European Forum Alpbach 2011 present their regions, countries and culturesPlenary


15:30 - 16:00Anne Strobl: Sculptures and Objects – Exhibition OpeningCulture
16:00 - 17:00“Continuity – Transparency” by Margaritha Wanitschek – Exhibition OpeningCulture


18:30 - 20:00Tyrol Day ConcertCulture


15:30 - 17:00“Justice prevails – But only in the movies”: Rudolf Taschner in ConversationPlenary


16:30 - 18:30Vienna Lectures: Social Justice. A Foundation for Democracy and SustainabilityPlenary
19:30 - 21:30Jazz ConcertCulture


18:30 - 20:00Earthly Suffering and Heavenly Justice – A Musical Portrait of Gustav MahlerCulture


16:00 - 18:00Bulgarian Film Night: “The Mosquito Problem and Other Stories” by Andrey Paounov. In the presence of the director.Plenary
18:00 - 18:30“Where Have All the Children Gone?” by Dejan Kaludjerovic – Exhibition OpeningCulture
18:30 - 20:30Speakers’ Night: Talkin’ Bout a Revolution? As part of the Standing Committee Programme: As part of the Standing Committee programme: International speaking competition for scholarship-holdersPlenary


20:00 - 21:30The Rundek Cargo Trio Live in ConcertCulture


18:30 - 20:00Global Literature – Describing an Unjust World. Authors in ConversationCulture