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Country Close-Up: Austrian Experimental Cinema 2013-23

The two experimental programmes, Country Close-Up and World Wide-Angle, are both curated by Neil Young. 

Austria, a country which has long been synonymous with excellence in this particular field. There is no great mystery behind this: avant-garde cinema has always been valued as a crucial element in the cultural landscape. Combining internationally-recognised major names such as Peter Tscherkassky, Johann Lurf and Siegfried A Fruhauf with exciting, emerging talents, this survey spans abstraction, quasi-documentary, found-footage, hilarious comedy, music-video and bedazzling forays into futuristic technologies.

 Read the full introduction below. 

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