Siebzehn  (Seventeen)
Monja Art
Austria 2017, DCP, color, 103 Min., OV

Jury Prize „Best Film“ – Max-Ophüls-Preis 2017
Elisabeth Wabitsch „Best Newcomer“ – Max-Ophüls-Preis 2017
Thomas Pluch Script Prize – Diagonale 2017

Paula, 17, lives with her father and sister in a small village in lower Austria. Riding the bus to school each morning with her best friends Kathrin and Marvin, their conversations revolve around love and sex – only that Paula has recently discovered that she is more interested in her classmate Charlotte than in any of the boys…

Monja Elisabeth Art
born on January 8, 1984 in Wiener Neustadt, Lower Austria, is a director and script writer. Monja Art grew up in Lanzenkirchen, Lower Austria. After graduating from high school she studied in philosophy and German philology and graduated with a BA in 2008. She received her PhD in Philosophy in 2011. Simultaneously she enrolled in the script writing department at the Film Academy in Vienna and graduated in 2011 with a BA.

Anemonis (2005, Behind the Colours of the Night (2006 short, identities 2007), Welcome to My Prison (2006, short), Mohnkugeln (2009, documentary short), Rot (2009, short), Juli (2012, short), Forever Not Alone (2013, documentary,Seventeen (2017)). Seventeen won the Max-Ophüls- Award 2017 in Saarbrücken/Germany. Elisabeth Wabitsch was awarded as best newcomer.

06/13 8:00 PM / Metro Kino Historischer Saal

Monja Art

Written by: Monja Art.
Director of Photography: Caroline Bobek.
Edited by: Monja Art, Claudia Linzer.
Sound: Hjalti Bager-Jonathansson.
Costume Design: Christine Ludwig.
Head of Production: Nina Lang.
With: Elisabeth Wabitsch, Anaelle Dézsy, Alexandra Schmidt, Christopher Schärf.