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.
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, 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. [...]
November 3, 2017 | Gartenbaukino

Film Museum on Location

A Tribute to George A. Romero: Concert and Film
"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). [...]
Cinema Futures, 2016, Michael Palm
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) and Pablo Marín (b. 1982), both from 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. [...]
Michael Loebenstein © ÖFM/Eszter Kondor

Say Hello and Wave Goodbye

The team of the Austrian Film Museum is very happy to welcome its new director. Starting October 1, 2017 Michael Loebenstein will be the head of the Film Museum. Heartfelt thanks go out to Alexander Horwath for 16 outstanding years!
Produktionsfoto von Michael Haneke mit Jürgen Jürges bei Dreharbeiten zu "Code inconnu" (Sammlung Michael Haneke)

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:



The largest film library in Austria

Periodicals Collection

422 publications in over 20 languages

Dziga Vertov Collection

The broadest collection outside Russia

Schlemmer Frame Collection

2254 film frames spanning six decades

Ephemeral Paper & Documents Collection

21827 files of film-related documents

School in the Cinema

Our educational program School in the Cinema is offering 16 free classes for students aged 5 to 18 and all school types.