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.

Summer Holidays

No screenings until August 30, 2019 | Library is closed from July 8 to September 13, 2019. We wish you all a wonderful summer and look forward to seeing you again on August 30 at the opening of our comprehensive Giallo retrospective. [...]

Preview September | October 2019

Bronenosets Potjomkin (Panzerkreuzer Potemkin), 1925, Sergej Eisenstein
August 30 and 31, 2019

Season opening: Silents with Music

Our fall season opens with two silent film classics accompanied by unique live musical performances. Brand new film music by Innode composed for the restored version of Sergei Eisenstein's Battleship Potemkin will celebrate its Viennese premiere, while Franz Reisecker's new score for Kozintsev and Trauberg's The Overcoat will have its world premiere. [...]
La morte ha fatto l’uovo, 1968, Giulio Questi (Foto: Cineteca Nazionale)
August 30 to October 24, 2019


When it comes to manifestations of film genre, the Italian giallo is almost as iconic as film noir. The enormously influential wave of giallo crime films made in Italy in the 1960s and 1970s occupied a crossroads of pop culture where art and exploitation cinema overlapped. This very first comprehensive giallo retrospective brings the genre's salient examples together with classics and rarities, bloodcurdlers and art works. [...]
Cover Jahresbericht 2018

Annual Report 2018

Our annual report provides a retrospective view of the manifold programs and activities of the Austrian Film Museum in 2018. This year's report documents a year of many changes.

Thanks to all our guests!

We have had the privilege of welcoming countless filmmakers, curators, and film archivists to the "Invisible Cinema" of the Austrian Film Museum in the 2018/19 season. The cinema was filled with film presentations, lectures, live music and conversations about the program. Our heartfelt thanks to all our guests!

Film Online: Kino-Pravda

Dziga Vertov's Kino-Pravda newsreels (1922–25) belong to the great treasures of cinema. For the first time in history, all 22 surviving episodes are fully available online in our Vertov database as well as on our YouTube channel.