Otto Preminger and Duke Ellington on the set of "Anatomy of a Murder" (1959, Otto Preminger)

February 12 to March 3, 2016

Among the numerous Austrian exiles and émigrés who made film history in Hollywood, Otto Preminger (1905–1986) was one of the best-known – a trademark of sorts. Beginning with the film noir classic Laura (1944), he established himself at 20th Century Fox as a director of complex crime films and modernist melodramas, before forming his own independent production company in 1953.[...]

February 15 and 17, 2016

We are pleased to premiere a major archival project in a prominent framework: the Austrian Film Museum's new restoration of Robert Beavers' early masterpiece From the Notebook of… (1971) has been selected for the Forum Expanded section of the forthcoming Berlinale (February 11 to 21) – in glorious 35mm.[...]


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Jean-Luc Godard, 1968–1986
Gérard Blain | Jean Eustache | Maurice Pialat
Kino-Atlas 3: Mary Pickford Production

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Österreich in Bild und Ton 41b/35: Koringa, der weibliche Fakir


Österreich in Bild und Ton: 1935-1937

Austrofascist newsreels (on German site)

In Person: Video Documents 1975-2015

The Film Museum's guests in conversation

EFG1914 – European Film Gateway

The First World War in moving images

Kinonedelja – Online Edition
Dziga Vertov's earliest newsreel films

Die Rückseite des Films

The "flipside" of cinema

StadtFilmWien & Stadtfilme

All kinds of ephemeral films about Vienna

The Making of F.W. Murnau's Tabu

Takes & outtakes from Murnau's final film


Explore the Dziga Vertov Collection


Book Search

The largest film library in Austria

Periodicals Collection

422 publications in over 20 languages

Dziga Vertov Collection

The broadest collection outside Russia

Schlemmer Frame Collection

2254 film frames spanning six decades

Ephemeral Paper & Documents Collection

21827 files of film-related documents



Film Preservation

Catalog of films preserved since 2002


On film, museum work, and digital culture


"Following film" with Christoph Huber