• View Trailer

    Far From Past

    Directed by Nicole Foelsterl
    Austria/Switzerland | 15 minutes | North American Premiere | The History of Us

A filmmaker attempts to come to terms with her grandmother's past as a member of a German-speaking community in Hungary during World War II. Through dialogue characterized by friction and intimacy, they reveal the way families pass on their history from one generation to the next, and how it works its way into the core of relationships.


The History of Us

From personal to shared histories, this collection of films looks at the things that shape us—the politics, the moments, the people.

film details

Original Language Title: Eigentlich vergangen
Country: Austria/Switzerland
Year: 2018
Running Time: 15 minutes
Premiere Status: North American Premiere
Language: in German with English subtitles
Subtitles: Yes
Director: Nicole Foelsterl
Producers: Nicole Foelsterl
Principal Cast: Marianne Schneider
Primary Company: Lemonade Films
Primary Email: marija@refreshingfilms.com
Cinematographers: Astrid Heubrandtner
Editor: Nicole Foelsterl
Screenwriter: Nicole Foelsterl
Website: http://www.far-from-past.com

2019 ShortFest Archive