Stefan Huber und Katharina Mückstein © ÖFM/Sabine Maierhofer

School in the Cinema

For School Classes ranging from 5 to 18 years

Our "School in the Cinema" series invites pupils from the age of 5 to 18 years to experience film in its manifold ways: Originally started in 2002 as an initiative in the context of the EU Cinedays the program has been expanding and now encompasses over 100 different programs in four types of modules:

Lecture: Film educators and Film Museum employees design lectures on different historical and aesthetic aspects of film. Short films and film excerps are shown and discussed with the students.

In the Studio of ... : Filmmakers and artists ranging from director to actor to production designer conceptualize two-hour lectures to talk about their profession and passion.

Film-Talk: Contemporary films are shown in their original format and are followed by a discussion with the director.

Close-Up: A film is shown in its original format and language in the cinema and is analysed with the help of chosen sequences.

Cinema Next: Presentation of young cinema from Austria with conversations about the films as well as the different paths and possibilities that lead to making films.

The events are between 120 and 240 minutes long, entry is free. School classes have to register in writing to .


Classes 2018

Montag, 12. März, 10–13 Uhr
FILM-TALK mit Barbara Albert: Licht (Ö 2017)
ab 15 Jahren

Dienstag, 13. März, 10–12.30 Uhr
CLOSE-UP Sherlock Jr. (Alejandro Bachmann)
7-9 Jahre

Montag, 19. März, 10–12.30 Uhr
LECTURE Manipulation und Kino (Peter Huemer)
ab 16 Jahren

Donnerstag, 22. März, 10–13 Uhr
FILM-TALK mit Ruth Kaaserer: Gwendolyn (Ö 2017)
ab 15 Jahren

Montag, 9. April, 10–12.30 Uhr
LECTURE Manipulation und Kino (Peter Huemer)
ab 16 Jahren

Donnerstag, 12. April, 10–12 Uhr
CLOSE-UP Kind Kino Welt (Stefan Huber)
6-9 Jahre

Montag, 16. April, 10–13.30 Uhr
LECTURE Fantastic sights leap at you! (Norman Shelter und Wolfgang Pielmeier)
12-15 Jahre

Donnerstag, 19. April, 11–13 Uhr
IM ATELIER MIT Volker Köster: Die Bilder sprechen nicht für sich
ab 15 Jahren

Mittwoch, 25. April, 10–12 Uhr
LECTURE Das Kino als politischer Raum (Alejandro Bachmann)
ab 15 Jahren

Donnerstag, 3. Mai, 10-12 Uhr
LECTURE Behind the Pictures (Rosalie Töpfer)
10-14 Jahre

Montag, 7. Mai, 10–12 Uhr
LECTURE Pioniere des Lachens (Natascha Unkart und Nikolaus Zeiner)
7-11 Jahre

Mittwoch, 9. Mai, 10–12 Uhr
LECTURE Charlie gegen Goliath (Natascha Unkart und Nikolaus Zeiner)
12-14 Jahren

Donnerstag, 17. Mai, 10–13.15 Uhr
CLOSE-UP Sans toit ni loi (Stefan Huber)
7-10 Jahre

Freitag, 25. Mai, 9.30–11 Uhr
LECTURE From Silence to Sound (Gerhard Gruber und Stefan Huber)
7-10 Jahre

Freitag, 25. Mai, 11.15–13.15 Uhr
LECTURE From Silence to Sound (Gerhard Gruber, Stefan Huber und Elisabeth Streit)
11-14 Jahre

Past semesters: Archive of folders (in German)