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.
Sambizanga, 1972, Sarah Maldoror
May 24 to 30, 2018

Sarah Maldoror

Sarah Maldoror belongs to the first and most discussed filmmakers of the African continent and diaspora. For Maldoror, "an image is the realized movement of thoughts." With her early films Monangambeee (1969) and Sambizanga (1972), she established new aesthetic standards. [...]
Nightfall, 1956, Jacques Tourneur
May 4 to June 4, 2008

Maurice & Jacques Tourneur

Out of the Past
With our twofold project we aim to listen for consonance between the two Tourneur oeuvres: Finding out what connects these works. Taking all this into account, this retrospective is a highly condensed history of classical cinema. [...]
Background, 1973, Carmen D'Avino (Foto: Academy Film Archive)
May 30 to June 1, 2018

The Academy and the Avant-garde

Film Restorations from the Academy Film Archive
Three programs selected by Mark Toscano offer an insight into the activities of the collection and the new role of avant-garde films in the Academy. In recent years, Toscano has been responsible for achieving a new visibility of American avant-garde cinema through multiple strands of work. [...]
Triptychon & Coda, 2018, Michael Pilz
June 3, 2018


"Triptychon & Coda" by Michael Pilz
The world premiere of Michael Pilz's monumental new work Triptychon testifies to the expressive power and complexity of the film medium while addressing the issue of transmission between arts. [...]

Collection Online: Michael Haneke

Since 2003, Michael Haneke has been gradually transferring his papers and the documentation of his works to the Austrian Film Museum. The Michael Haneke Collection is now online:

Film Online: Mapping Colin Ross

The results of the research project on the work of Colin Ross (1885-1945), a popular travelogue film maker, travel book author and public lecturer, coordinated by the Ludwig Boltzmann Institute for History and Society, have been made accessible on the website Mapping Colin Ross.