Clara Stern
Austria 2017, DCP, color, 30 min., OV w/English ST – Vienna Premiere

The team of MATHIAS is attending.

Presented in cooperation with the Insitute of Film and Media Science at the Film Academy

Preis für den „besten Kurzspielfilm“ – Diagonale – Festival des österreichischen Films 2017

Mathias is transgender. Although he is more than sure about his decision to live as a man, he still has to find his way in his new identity and especially in his new job. And also his relationship with his girlfriend seems to have changed due to the transition.

Clara Stern
born 1987 in Vienna, works as script writer, director and presenter. Sie studied directing and script writing at the Vienna Film Academy as well as theater, film and media science at the University of Vienna. Sie received the Carl-Mayer-Drehbuchpreis by the city of Graz in 2016; she made several short documentary and fiction films. MATHIAS is her diploma film at the Vienna Film Academy in the directing department.

Filmography (Selection):
Die Inseln, die wir sind (2011, Short), Manchmal bin ich ein Krieger, sagt meine Freundin (2011, Short), Sonnenuntergang (2012, Short), Erntezeit (2013, Short), Im Jahre Schnee (2013, documentary Short), Leuchtkraft (2015, documentary Short, Co-Director: Johannes Höß), Nachtlicht (2016, Short), Wartezeit (2017, Short), MATHIAS (2017, Short).

06/12 6:00 PM / Filmcasino

Clara Stern

Written by: Clara Stern, Johannes Höß.
Director of Photography: Johannes Höß.
Edited by: Matthias Writze.
Art Direction: Antoinette Höring, Constance Stein.
Costume Design: Katharina Wolschlager
Head of Production: Silvia Winzinger, Chris Dohr.
With: Gregor Kohlhofer, Magdalena Wabitsch, Ahmet Simsek, Brigitta Kanyaro, Michael Edlinger, Barbara Gassner.