Michael Glawogger

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Glawogger in November 2006.

Michael Glawogger (3 December 1959 – 23 April 2014) was an Austrian film director, screenwriter and cinematographer.

From 1981 to 1982 Glawogger studied at the San Francisco Art Institute, and from 1983 to 1989 at the Vienna Film Academy. Like fellow Austrian director Ulrich Seidl, with whom he collaborated several times, he was mainly known for his documentary films, such as Megacities (1998), Workingman's Death (2005) and Whores' Glory (2011).[1] In 2008 he was a member of the jury at the 30th Moscow International Film Festival.[2]

Death[edit]

4 days after incorrectly being diagnosed with typhus he died from malaria on 22 April 2014 shortly before midnight in Monrovia, Liberia during a movie production.[3]

Filmography[edit]

  • 1989 – War in Vienna (Krieg in Wien; documentary)
  • 1995 – Ant Street (Die Ameisenstraße)
  • 1996 – Movies in the Mind (Kino im Kopf; documentary)
  • 1998 – Megacities (documentary)
  • 2000 – France, Here We Come! (Frankreich, wir kommen; documentary)
  • 2002 – State of the Nation: Austria in Six Chapters (documentary)
  • 2004 – Slugs (Nacktschnecken)
  • 2005 – Workingman's Death (documentary)
  • 2006 – Slumming
  • 2009 – Kill Daddy Good Night (Das Vaterspiel)
  • 2009 – Contact High
  • 2011 – Whores' Glory (documentary)
  • 2011 – 60 Seconds of Solitude in Year Zero (documentary)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rapold, Nicolas (13 April 2012). "A World of Troubled Beauty". The New York Times. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 
  2. ^ "30th Moscow International Film Festival (2008)". MIFF. Retrieved 1 June 2013. 
  3. ^ Glawogger-Tod: Ursprünglich Typhus-Diagnose (engl.: Glawogger´s death: First diagnosis was Typhus), orf.at, 2014-04-24

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