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.

Summer Holidays

We wish you all a wonderful summer and look forward to seeing you again on August 30 at the opening of our comprehensive Giallo retrospective. [...]

No screenings until August 30, 2019 | Library is closed from July 8 to September 13, 2019

Thanks to all our guests!

We have had the privilege of welcoming countless filmmakers, curators, and film archivists to the "Invisible Cinema" of the Austrian Film Museum in the 2018/19 season. The cinema was filled with film presentations, lectures, live music and conversations about the program. Our heartfelt thanks to all our guests!
Schneider, Haus von Jörg, 1960, Norbert Czernilofsky
Made In Austria. Das Profil eines Werkes, ca. 1960/70, Herbert Apfelthaler
Familie Christkindlmarkt, Anton Wiesner, 8mm, 1956
Scooter Edit 2017, 2018, Raphael, Lennox, Stefan, Christopher, Elmar
June 22, 2019

on the margins : the city 2

On Location in Seestadt Aspern
The project on the margins : the city goes into a second round in 2019. Our goal remains to collect, show and preserve private films and videos that literally or metaphorically depict the city of Vienna on/from the margins. Under the artistic direction of Gustav Deutsch and Hanna Schimek, we are off to the northern and southern edge of Vienna. On June 22, we will also be on location at our previous station in Seestadt Aspern. [...]

Preview September | October 2019

 
La morte ha fatto l’uovo, 1968, Giulio Questi (Foto: Cineteca Nazionale)
August 30 to October 24, 2019

Giallo

When it comes to manifestations of film genre, the Italian giallo is almost as iconic as film noir. The enormously influential wave of giallo crime films made in Italy in the 1960s and 1970s occupied a crossroads of pop culture where art and exploitation cinema overlapped. This very first comprehensive giallo retrospective brings the genre's salient examples together with classics and rarities, bloodcurdlers and art works. [...]

Thanks to all our guests!

We have had the privilege of welcoming countless filmmakers, curators, and film archivists to the "Invisible Cinema" of the Austrian Film Museum in the 2018/19 season. The cinema was filled with film presentations, lectures, live music and conversations about the program. Our heartfelt thanks to all our guests!

Film Online: Kino-Pravda

Dziga Vertov's Kino-Pravda newsreels (1922–25) belong to the great treasures of cinema. For the first time in history, all 22 surviving episodes are fully available online in our Vertov database as well as on our YouTube channel.