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.
D'Est (Aus dem Osten)
May 11 to June 25, 2017

Tales of Europe

The retrospective presented by the Austrian Film Museum in the framework of the Wiener Festwochen 2017 is based on the assumption that there can be no common "tale of Europe"; that the chance for a more enlightened understanding of Europe lies in the recognition of its productive fragmentation. Europe is the work of conflicting, ungovernable historical forces that cannot be simply brought to a standstill by the phantoms of neo-nationalism or by the bureaucratic economic structure called "Brussels".
Films from 1929 to 2012: fifty tales of Europe, fifty examples for future enlightenment. The retrospective will take place in the framework of the Wiener Festwochen. At the invitation of the Film Museum, a curator and three artists of the Festwochen will present and comment on one film each. [...]

Summer Holidays

No screenings from June 26 to August 29, 2017 | Office and Library are closed from July 17 to August 18, 2017
Ėntuziazm, 1930, Dziga Vertov



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