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.
Nitrate Kisses, 1992, Barbara Hammer (Foto: Light Cone)
April 19 to 22, 2018

In Person: Barbara Hammer

Barbara Hammer (*1939) is one of the most important representatives of American independent cinema. Her experimental documentary works present the most extensive avant-garde body of work on lesbian love, relationships and the expressive power of sexuality. [...]
Kauas pilvet karkaavat (Wolken ziehen vorüber), 1996, Aki Kaurismäki (Foto: Marja-Leena Helin)
April 6 to May 3, 2018

The Cinema of Aki Kaurismäki

The Film Museum devotes the month of April to one of the contemporary greats: Finnish director Aki Kaurismäki (*1957) made a name for himself in the 1980s with works such as the laconic road movie Ariel, proving his exceptional talent far beyond the borders of Finland and becoming an international audience favorite. [...]
Corinth Canal, 1950, John Ferno (Foto: Zeughauskino / Deutsches Historisches Museum)
April 29, 2018

Driftwood: Marshall Plan Films

Maria Fritsche's new book The American Marshall Plan Film Campaign and the Europeans. A Captive Audience? illustrates how Americans tried to convince Europeans of the benefits of the Marshall Plan and the modernisation measures that came with it. The USA produced around 200 short films to this purpose. [...]
Out of the Past, 1947, Jacques Tourneur

May 4 to June 4, 2008

Out of the Past
Maurice & Jacques Tourneur

Monangambeee, 1969, Sarah Maldoror (Foto: Arsenal – Institut für Film und Videokunst e.V.)

May 24 to 30, 2018

Sarah Maldoror


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.