This year's CrossingEurope Film Festival in Linz (April 25 - 30) is launching the AustrianScreenings to give international film festival programmers and buyers theopportunity to view new Austrian films.

The Screenings programme,which has been compiled in collaboration with the Austrian Film Commission, Sixpack Film, the Diagonale, theAustrian Film Institute and the Vienna Film Fund, will include such films asMichael Glawogger's Berlinalecompetition film Slumming, Wolfgang Murnberger's family adventure film Lapislazuli, Danielle Proskar children's film Karo Und Der Liebe Gott, The MozartMinute omnibus film, Arash's documentary Exile Family Movie, ZuzanaBrejcha's GypsyTears, Nikolaus Geyrhalter'sOur Daily Bread, and the Diagonale's opening film No Name City by Florian Flicker.

Speaking to Screen Daily at this week's Diagonale, Crossing Europe festival director Christine Dollhofer said that all of the films selected for theAustrian Screenings will be available with English subtitles, with some of thembeing screened in one of the festival cinemas.

The third edition ofCrossing Europe will open on April 25 with the world premiere of Marc Bauder's documentary Der Kommunist about the Graz town councillor Ernst Kalteneggerand the Austrian premieres of Werner Herzog's The Wild Blue Yonder, Bohdan Slama's SomethingLike Happiness and Thomas Arslan's Aus Der Ferne.