“Otto Neururer – Hope through Darkness” awarded “Best Film” at Mirabile Dictu – International Catholic Film Festival 2019

Director Hermann Weiskopf with the “Best Film Award”, Film Festival President Liana Marabini and her husband Mauro Marabini – under the high patronage of the Pontifical Council for Culture

Our wonderful actress Jasmin Mairhofer, Lucas Zolgar (plays Otto Neururer), Dr. Peter Mair the great scriptwriter and Gino Sgreva the Italian grandmaster and chief cameraman accompanied by young filmmaker Lorenzo Balestriere… they were all impressed by the high quality of the competition entries… they all made it possible with the rest of the AVG film team that we were able to receive this unique recognition in Rome.

Come together of the AVG film team at the Award Night
The AVG winning team with producer Norbert Blecha, film festival president Liana Marabini and Principessa Maria Pia Ruspoli president of the jury
The wonderful Award Design of the Silver Fish…
Another happy moment of an unforgettable festival evening…!
Also the next day at breakfast with my wife Paola there was still a lot of joy!

One church and 60 cinema premieres all over Austria…

Film screening in Otto Neururer’s parish church Götzens

With the actors Ottfried Fischer, Lucas Zolgar, Jasmin Mairhofer, screenwriter Dr. Peter Mair and director Hermann Weiskopf, the internationally award-winning film “Otto Neururer – Hope through Darkness” is on the biggest cinema premiere tour Austria has ever seen.

Countless conversations with the audience and a very special film screening in the parish church of Götzens, where Otto Neururer’s urn is located…. all unforgettable experiences for which we would like to thank everyone from the bottom of our hearts! Further information on

Vienna premiere with audience favourite Ottfried Fischer and producer Norbert Blecha at Urania Kino
Oberpullendorf Cinema
Group photo with the filmmakers Dr. Peter Mair and Hermann Weiskopf