Program October | November 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. [...]
Cyclical Program

What is Film: Program 23-32

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. [...]
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). [...]
November 9 and 10, 2017

Symposium "No Time to Wait 2"

We 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. [...]
Candy Mountain, 1987, Robert Frank mit Rudy Wurlitzer
November 10 to 27, 2017

Robert Frank

In 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). [...]
Vadi-Samvadi, 1981, Claudio Caldini
November 15 and 16, 2017

Claudio Caldini und Pablo Marín

In Person

With 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, 2017

Eyes Wide Shut

Two Concerts at the Invisible Cinema

In cooperation with Wien Modern, SUGAR, Yes Sœur! 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. [...]
The Wedding March, 1928, Erich von Stroheim (Foto: Courtesy of Photoplay Productions)
November 23 to 27, 2017

Visions of Vienna

Book Launch and Film Series

On the occasion of the publication of her new work on the cinematic Vienna of the 1920s and 1930s, the Film Museum invited Alexandra Seibel to cocurate a small film program of both rare and canonical Vienna-set films. [...]