The Austrian Film Museum presents film works principally in the form of analog film projections and is committed to locating prints in their original format (35mm and 16mm). Video and digitally-produced works as well as Television productions are screened either on video or digitally as required. Exceptions are noted where appropriate.
El grito (Der Schrei), 1968, Leobardo López Arretche (Foto: Filmoteca de la UNAM)
Maria do mar (Maria aus dem Meer), 1930, José Leitão de Barros (Foto: Cinemateca Portuguesa)
Lime Kiln Club Field Day, 1913, Edwin Middleton, T. Hayes Hunter, Sam Corker Jr. (Foto: Museum of Modern Art)
Montage muet français Palais des Congrès, 1974, Henri Langlois (Foto: Cinémathèque française)
Courtesy of the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia © NFSA. Supplied by the National Film and Sound Archive of Australia’s Film Australia Collection.
Appunti per un’Orestiade africana (Notizen zu einer afrikanischen Orestie), 1970, Pier Paolo Pasolini (Foto: Cineteca di Bologna)
December 6, 2018 to January 9, 2019

Forever Film

80 Years of International Film Archives
The International Federation of Film Archives FIAF was founded in 1938 with the aim of bringing together institutions dedicated to the collection and preservation of global film heritage. Drawing inspiration from this spirit of cooperation and everything it has made possible, we decided to celebrate this 2018 anniversary with a retrospective on the big screen. [...]
The Muppets Take Manhattan (Foto: Courtesy of Park Circus/TriStar Pictures, Inc.)
The Wizard of Oz, 1939, Victor Fleming
The Muppet Christmas Carol (Foto: Courtesy of Park Circus/Disney)
A Night at the Opera, 1935, Sam Wood
The Dark Crystal (Foto: Courtesy of Park Circus/Universal)
A Night in Casablanca, 1946, Archie May
December 23 to 30, 2018

Christmas at the Film Museum

Wizard, Marx and Muppets
It's that time of year again: between Christmas and New Year, the Film Museum traditionally showcases Marx Brothers films. Recently, these have come to welcome a selection of kindred spirits as well as a Christmas visit from the Wizard of Oz. This year, we combine cine-Marxism with Muppet anarchy. [...]
Monsterclass © Nicolas Mahler
January 6, 2019

Monsterclass Nicolas Mahler

Book Launch and Film Screening
In his latest book Das Ritual, Viennese comic book artist Nicolas Mahler pays tribute to his love for cinema. In a monsterclass conversation with Christoph Huber, the artist will give insight into the laborious process that went into the making of his new work. Mahler will also present a number of cinephile comics reflecting his time as a Film Museum regular in the eighties. [...]


No screening on December 31, 2018. The library is closed December 24, 2018 through January 4, 2019; our office is closed December 24 and 31. We wish you happy holidays.

Blog "Following Film"

During the following days and weeks our colleague Patrick  Holzapfel is going to publish his notes on the screenings of our retrospective Forever Film.

The Amos Vogel Library

In 2012, the Austrian Film Museum was able to acquire Amos Vogel's private library and a part of his audio recordings and early German-language writings. Consisting of 250 boxes and more than 5000 books, this is the comprehensive document of a rich and varied life, and of Austrian culture in exile.