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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Das sichtbare Kino
Don't Look Now, 1973, Nicolas Roeg

August 29 to October 15, 2014

Whereas Part One of the Film Museum's large-scale horror film retrospective covered half a century of cinema history in which the genre (literally) had to make a name for itself and reached its first "Golden Age," this second series focuses on a relatively small time span. The rapid increase in horror film production after 1968 went led to an equally swift transformation of the genre as such. Ever more radical positions were taken in quick succession.[...]

September 26 and October 3, 2014

On September 26, one of the most outstanding films of the year receives its Vienna premiere at the Film Museum: La meraviglie (The Wonders), winner of the Grand Jury prize at Cannes, is the second work of Italian filmmaker Alice Rohrwacher. Another highlight in the current cinema season will be shown on October 3: André Siegers' first film Souvenir (2014), justly celebrated at the Berlinale Forum earlier this year.[...]

September 27 to October 15, 2014

A strange thing about Finland: It is a place of longing for many, yet there are few concrete aspects that we usually connect with it. Older generations might still think of it as "the land of a thousand lakes"; others may remember it as a dynamo of design or mobile telephones... For the Film Museum Peter von Bagh has created a very personal parcours through Finnish cinema, reflecting his passions and assembling key works.[...]

October 9 and 10, 2014

The artist Laure Prouvost, born in Lille, France in 1978 and working in London since 1999, is a passionate explorer of the unfulfilled and perhaps unattainable possibilities of art – its ways of communicating and its dormant utopias. Accordingly, her work covers a vast scope divided between performance, installation and video works. She has recently been honored with prestigious awards.[...]

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In Person: Video Documents 1975-2013

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

 

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The First World War in moving pictures

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