Regional Competition


Lisbeth Kovacic
Screening time  
27.02. / Monday, 14:00 - 16:00 Theatre 4  
28.02. / Tuesday, 19:00 - 21:00 Theatre 3  
04.03. / Saturday, 14:00 - 16:00 Theatre 1  
05.03. / Sunday, 18:00 - 20:00 Theatre 4  
The film follows WhatsApp chat between an Austrian activist and two Syrian refugees stuck in a refugee camp with their cat.

The WhatsApp chat between an Austrian activist and two Syrian refugees, who managed their way together with their cat to Germany and got stuck in a refugee camp under inhumane conditions. But the people in the camp protested and with the help of pictures taken with their mobile phones, the situation was brought to public and the camp manager had to take responsibility.


Lisbeth Kovacic

Lisbeth Kovacic was born in 1978 in Graz. Since high-school she has worked in the field of theatre as an assistant director, technician, producer and actress. In 2000, she graduated from the College for Photography and AV-Media in Vienna after which she studied for a degree in Theatre, Film and Media Sciences at the University of Vienna. Her debut documentary film Minor Border (2015) was screened at the 2016 ZagrebDox Regional Competition.

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2016, 4'

Directed by:
Lisbeth Kovacic

Screenplay by:
Lisbeth Kovacic

Lisbeth Kovacic

Edited by:
Lisbeth Kovacic

Matija Schellander

Lisbeth Kovacic

Produced by:
Lisbeth Kovacic

Festivals & Awards:

Vienna Independent Shorts 2016 – Jury Award Night of the Light; One Day Animation Festival – ASIFA Austria 2016 – Jury Award for Best Sound; Kasseler Dokfest 2016; This Human World 2016; Animateka International Animated Film Festival 2016