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Foreigners out! Schlingensiefs Container (2002)

Schlingensiefs Container - Chronik einer Kunstaktion (original title)
FOREIGNERS OUT! SCHLINGENSIEFS CONTAINER is a thrilling, insightful, funny chronicle and reflection of one of he biggest public pranks and acts of art terrorism ever committed. Austria 2000... See full summary »

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Cast

Credited cast:
Christoph Schlingensief ... Himself
Matthias Lilienthal Matthias Lilienthal ... Himself
Rainer Laux Rainer Laux ... Himself
Elfriede Jelinek ... Herself
Einstürzende Neubauten Einstürzende Neubauten ... Themselves
Peter Sloterdijk Peter Sloterdijk ... Himself
Helene Partik-Pablé Helene Partik-Pablé ... Herself
Burghart Schmidt Burghart Schmidt ... Himself
Carl Hegemann Carl Hegemann ... Himself
Daniel Cohn-Bendit ... Himself
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Luc Bondy ... Himself
Hans Bürger Hans Bürger ... Himself (archive footage)
Mario Garzaner Mario Garzaner ... Himself
Gregor Gysi Gregor Gysi ... Himself
Wowo Habdank ... Caucasian Asylum Seeker
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FOREIGNERS OUT! SCHLINGENSIEFS CONTAINER is a thrilling, insightful, funny chronicle and reflection of one of he biggest public pranks and acts of art terrorism ever committed. Austria 2000: Right after the FPÖ under Jörg Haider had become part of the government, the first time an extreme right wing party became state officials after WW2, infamous German shock director Christoph Schlingensief showed a very unique form of protest. Realising public xenophobia and the new hate politics in the most drastic ways possible, he installed a public concentration camp right in the middle of Vienna's touristic heart, right beside the picturesque opera where hundreds of tourists and locals pass by daily. And it was no concentration camp you had ever feared to return from the old times, but one that cynically reflected our new multimedia culture. Satirising reality TV shows, "Big Brother" especially, a dozen asylum seekers were surveilled by a multitude of cameras, could be fed and watched by ... Written by paulpoet@gmx.net

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Official Sites:

Official site [Germany]

Country:

Austria

Language:

German

Release Date:

14 June 2002 (Austria) See more »

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The film got a frugal second life in 2013 when the Biennale Istanbul curated the movie into a canon of international political cinema next to names like Bunuel, Godard and Jean Rouch. Honouring this, it was screened at Istanbul IFF and Doc Aviv the same year and at the Museum of Modenr Art, New York, in 2014. See more »

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a brilliant documentary film, a really interesting work
18 May 2003 | by lfcabjSee all my reviews

I think Auslaender Raus! is a brilliant unusual documentary film based in a very original idea that works out in the best way. In my opinion, it changes the documentary concept to something more thrilling (using interactive media art, public pranks, in a great ironic level), it´s not the outsider view of things, it´s the action itself and it brings a little (or not so little) but intense seed of revolution to us, against this global, violent, weak system we are part of nowadays. Some measures are needed, this film shows that it is us who have to make responsible for the measures that have to be taken, and that art and minds are one great way to do it.

Agustina (from Argentina)


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