Program October | November 2017
October 13 to November 30, 2017This 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.
Cyclical ProgramThe "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.
November 3, 2017"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).
November 9 and 10, 2017We are pleased to host the second symposium of "No Time to Wait", a gathering of specialists in the Open Standards Digital Film Preservation Community, focusing on open media, open standards, and digital audiovisual preservation.
November 10 to 27, 2017In November, parallel to a large photography exhibition at the Albertina, the Film Museum will show the willful film oeuvre of legendary American photographer Robert Frank, as well as a new documentary film portrait of the artist, Don't Blink Robert Frank (Laura Israel, 2015).
November 15 and 16, 2017With films by Claudio Caldini (b. 1952, Buenos Aires) and Pablo Marín (b. 1982, Buenos Aires), the Austrian Film Museum presents two generations of Argentinean avant-garde filmmaking that began in the mid-1960s and went almost unnoticed in Austria until now.
November 18 and 19, 2017In cooperation with Wien Modern, SUGAR, Yes Sur! and the Solistenensemble Kaleidoskop will be our guests on two successive evenings. The concert series Eyes Wide Shut, curated by the .akut Association for Aesthetics and Applied Cultural Theory, picks up where the "Vienna Version" of Morgan Fisher's 2012 film Screening Room left off: in a frontal close-up of a glowing, filmless screen.