1964 | 2014

The Austrian Film Museum at Fifty: Anniversary Projects
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Hou Hsiao-hsien
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Salt for Svanetia / Nail in the Boot
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Fragments of Kubelka
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Das sichtbare Kino
Hausu, 1977, Nobuhiko Obayashi / Retrospective "Land of the Dead. Horror Films 1968-1987" from August 29

JUNE 27 to JULY 19, 2014

From June 27 through July 19, Vienna’s most beloved Open Air cinema - the Kino unter Sternen (“Cinema Under the Stars“) - will once again take place on Karlsplatz. The Austrian Film Museum is partnering with the organizers on two Special Programs. In remembrance of Michael Glawogger (1959-2014) five of his films have been selected which give an insight into the diversity of his work. Several work colalborators and friends will speak about Michael Glawogger and will read some of his writings. With seven selected films the second special program, “Mysterious Mr. Lorre”, recalls Peter Lorre, an outstanding protagonist of the German-language film exile.[...]

July 2 to September 3, 2014

For the Film Museum's 50th anniversary, the Austrian Broadcasting Corporation ORF will not only produce a TV documentary about the Museum and its history but also make space for film history in its own programming. The corporation’s cultural and historical channel, ORF III, has invited the Film Museum to program a series of ten evenings with classic films, covering all genres, which will be aired weekly on the network over the summer of 2014 – ten flashes of what film-on-TV is, or could be.[...]



No screenings from June 23 to August 28, 2014
Office and Library are closed from July 14 to August 17, 2014



August 29 to October 15

Land of the Dead. Horror Films 1968–1987
Finnland – The Movie. A series by Peter von Bagh

In Person: Laure Prouvost
Premiere: Films by Ludwig Wüst and André Siegers

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In Person: Video Documents 1975-2013

Rare video footage of the Film Museum's international guests in conversation




The First World War in moving pictures

Kinonedelja – Online Edition
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The Making of F.W. Murnau's Tabu

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