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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eXistenZ, 1999, David Cronenberg (Fotograf: Ava Gerlitz)
March 22 to April 6, 2017

Peter Suschitzky | David Cronenberg

British cinematographer Peter Suschitzky (*1941) has been the prime collaborator of David Cronenberg (*1943) for three decades now. Together, they created eleven feature films, all of which will be shown in this series. Peter Suschitzky will visit Vienna on this occasion.
The son of Viennese-born cameraman and photographer Wolf Suschitzky (Get Carter), who had emigrated from Vienna in the early 1930s, Peter was practically born into the trade: since the 1960s he worked with auteur filmmakers as different as Kevin Brownlow, Ken Russell, Peter Watkins and John Boorman, at the same time filming blockbuster spectacles such as the second Stars Wars film The Empire Strikes Back. But his encounter with Cronenberg led to a "vocational marriage," in Suschitzky's words: "I prefer to work on intimate movies – intense movies like his." [...]
Der Verlorene, 1951, Peter Lorre (Fotograf: Fritz Schwennicke)
March 10 to April 2, 2017

BRD Noir

One of the most exciting rediscoveries from the treasure troves of film history is currently aimed at the cinema of the young Federal Republic of Germany. The Austrian Film Museum will look at the enormous impact of film noir on the cinema of West Germany. [...]
(nostalgia), 1971, Hollis Frampton (Courtesy of the Estate of Hollis Frampton and Anthology Film Archives, New York)
April 3 to 6, 2017

Hollis Frampton

In the first days of April, we continue the series of retrospective "portraits" of New American Cinema icons: the work of artist, filmmaker and theorist Hollis Frampton will be shown at the Film Museum for the first time since 1981. Introductions by Bruce Jenkins. [...]
Ėntuziazm, 1930, Dziga Vertov

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