Film - Program 3 Filmfest 2018


Directed by Clara Stern


Director: Clara Stern
Section: Program 3
Country: Austria
Year: 2017
Language: German
Version: Original version with English subtitles
Cast: Gregor Kohlhofer, Magdalena Wabitsch, Ahmet Simsek, Brigitta Kanyaro, Michael Edlinger, Barbara Gassner
18+ (no age rating)

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Mathias, formerly known as Magda, is transgender. Although he is more than certain about his decision, he still has to find his way in his new identity and especially in his new job. His relationship with his girlfriend also seems to have changed as a result to the transition.

  • Duration: 30 Min.

  • Film School: UMDK, Filmakademie Wien

Meet the director


Clara Stern

Clara Stern was born in Vienna in 1987. She holds a master’s degree in media studies from Vienna University and a bachelor’s in directing from the Film Academy Vienna, where she currently studies screenplay writing. Clara works as a filmmaker, screenwriter and television presenter. With her short WAITING TIME, she was invited to Filmschoolfest in 2017.


Screenplay: Clara Stern, Johannes Höß
Director of Photography: Johannes Höß
Film Editor: Matthias Writze
Composer: Wobblersound
Costume Design: Olivia Donner
Sound: Theda Schifferdecker, Nora Czamler
Producer: Silvia Winzinger, Chris Dohr