Preview Program Oct | Nov 2017

Semero smelych (Die sieben Kühnen), 1936, Sergej Gerasimov (Foto: KAVI - Finnish Film Archive)
Neotpravlennoe pis'mo (Ein Brief, der nie ankam), 1959, Michail Kalatozov
October 13 to November 30, 2017

Utopia and Correction

Soviet Cinema, 1926–1940 and 1956–1977

This year, the joint retrospective of the Austrian Film Museum and the Viennale, taking place in October and November and titled "Utopia and Correction", will present films from two specific creative periods in Soviet cinema: the 1920s and 1930s, as well as the time during and after the cultural "Thaw" following Stalin's death.

The structure of the retrospective is neither chronological nor historical in production terms. It rather aims to establish a dialog between cinematic works from two significant stages of awakening in Soviet cinema: films that bear testimony to the political and aesthetic hopes of their time as well as to the setbacks and reprisals with which filmmakers and intellectuals were confronted. [...]
November 3, 2017

Filmmuseum on Location

A Tribute to George A. Romero: Concert and Film premiers

"A Tribute to George A. Romero" is a cooperation between the Film Museum and Gartenbaukino, in memory of the recently deceased, pioneering filmmaker, George A. Romero (1940 – 2017). [...]
From October 17, 2017

Cyclical Program "What is Film"
and an evening with Peter Kubelka

The "ongoing exhibition" The Utopia of Film curated by Alexander Horwath comes to an end as of mid-October, when the Cyclical Program What Is Film by Peter Kubelka returns in its originally intended form of two programs per week. [...]