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.
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Der Mandarin, 1918, Fritz Freisler, 35mm
February 23 and 26, 2018

After the Great War

Films by Fritz Freisler and James Whale
On the occasion of the anniversary year 1918/38, the Film Museum will show two films that speak on the lasting effects of war on both minds and bodies. Der Mandarin, a large-scale film produced by Austrian Sascha Film was made in the last year of the war, and The Road Back (1937). [...]
February 9 to March 1, 2018

Mario Monicelli

The Human Comedy
Mario Monicelli was an exceptional figure of Italian cinema: a progressive thinker and contemporary whose work provided a critical commentary on Italian politics and history for more than half a century. [...]
The Illiac Passion [Fragment], 1964–67, Gregory J. Markopoulos (Kadervergrößerung ÖFM)
Every Tuesday

Cyclical Program

What is Film: Program 49-54
Works by Stan Brakhage, Peter Hutton, Joris Ivens & Mannus Franken, George Kuchar, Richard Leacock, Len Lye, Gregory J. Markopoulos, Jonas Mekas, Hans Richter, Paul Sharits, Karl Valentin
The Asphalt Jungle, 1950, John Huston
March 2 to April 5, 2018

John Huston | William Wyler

in dialogue with Frank Capra, John Ford & George Stevens
John Huston and William Wyler are among the most significant American filmmakers. We will show selected films by these directors in dialogue with three of their contemporaries: Frank Capra, John Ford and George Stevens. [...]

Film Museum is. Craftwork

Création de la serpentine (1908)

Discover more about this stencil-colored positive print of Création de la serpentine (1908), a short film by Spanish-French director and special effects pioneer Segundo de Chomón, its way to our film collection and our website. [...]

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: haneke.filmmuseum.at.

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.