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May 27 to 30, 2015

Concentrated and extravagant, lovingly detailed and drifting into epic scale, childishly absurd and exploring existential depths: since 1995, the Californian Hertzfeldt has created films of a sort that never really existed before. With the captivating clarity of simple lines on white paper, his early works open up a cosmos of animation that sharply dissects the culture industry, satirically transcending and exposing the catalog of genre standards.[...]

May 8 to June 21, 2015

Three veritable giants of cinema are at the center of the Film Museum's May-June program. Through their struggle for artistic autonomy, they created new possibilities for cinematic storytelling: Joseph Losey, Nicholas Ray, and Orson Welles. The six-week retrospective includes 44 works – a rich selection from the oeuvres of these three directors, aiming to represent their artistic creation as well as their biographical paths.[...]

June 3 to 15, 2015

It is difficult to imagine today that in the 1970s and 1980s, Syria was considered a worldwide pioneer of cinematic modernity, with Omar Amiralay (1944–2011), Mohamad Malas (born 1945) and Ossama Mohammed (born 1954) in the forefront of this development. The work of these three masters reveals a Syrian cinema which could have existed – which was at one time possible and from which the rest of the world could learn a great deal.[...]

June 17 and 19, 2015

As part of its Premiere series, the Austrian Film Museum presents two major works about the dreams and pitfalls of youth – both created with very low budgets and a high investment of personal passion: Von jetzt an kein Zurück (From Now On No Turning Back, 2014), the newest work of Austrian filmmaker Christian Frosch, and the directorial debut of fashion designer agnès b., Je m'appelle Hmmm… (My Name is Hmmm…, 2013).[...]

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