Talents to Watch by Cinema Next

“This (anti-)dialogic art form is known from Jean-Luc Godard as well as from Barbara Albert and Jessica Hausner. Magdalena Chmielewska pushes this form with great skill and always at the edge of the fence to total affectation. ” Anna Katharina Laggner BODY TENSIONBefore Magdalena Chmielewska came to the Austrian State Film & TV School Filmakademie […]

Los Angeles: participating in a panel discussion on gender equality

It’s my great pleasure to share my ideas on gender parity in film and beyond with the great speakers and the LA viewers: We Can Do It: Achieving Gender Equality in Film and Beyond- Co-presented by the European Union, in collaboration with the Pacific Council on International Policy. As society continues to react and respond […]

The US Premiere of Am Himmel in LA

Am Himmel celebrates its US-premiere at the legendary American Cinemateque in Los Angeles. Am Himmel is the Austrian candidate for the European Film Festival in Los Angeles. Thank you American Cinemateque and Austrian Embassy for all the support and having us here!

Am Himmel goes on tour in 32 countries

Am Himmel will travel to 32 countries with the Best Austrian Shorts Show 2019 : Albania, Australia, Bosnia – Herzegovina, China, Germany, Estonia, Great Britain, Guatemala, Israel, Italy, Kenya, Kosovo, Croatia, Lithuania, Mexico, Moldova, Austria, Peru, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Spain, South Africa, South Korea, Czech Republic, Turkey, Ukraine, Hungary, USA, Cyprus.

Gretchen am Spinnrade goes New Horizons IFF

We are happy that Gretchen am Spinnrade/Gretchen at the Spinning Wheel will celebrate its Polish premiere in Wroclaw at the wonderful New Horizons International Film Festival. Thank you Wroclaw! What is pure imagination and what is reality? The dream-like portrayals of Gretchen’s spinning and brooding in her love to Faust make it nearly impossible to […]

World premiere at the Festival of Austrian Film Diagonale

“Am Himmel by Magdalena Chmielewska reveals itself during only half an hour as no less than outstanding, as a work of violent, penetrating fantasy and undeniable urgency. Am Himmel features the haunting presence of Maria Spanring as a young woman radically performing her psychological and physical autonomy to regain her strength after an assault. Chmielewska […]