Here is an overview of the series (Specials, In Focus, Tribute) of this year's Viennale...
HOMMAGE TO HANS HURCH
14 Friends, 14 Films
Hans Hurch always planned the Viennale in the awareness that cinema is an important medium of technical progress but one that has been threatened from the very beginning...
The actor Christoph Waltz
There was a time when we were familiar with his distinctive face primarily from TV films. Then Quentin Tarantino, the master of eclecticism, discovered him for Hollywood.
The Emergence of the New Neapolitan Cinema
At the foot of Mount Vesuvius an astonishing eruption of cinematic creativity took place in the late 1980s and early 1990s...
DUEL IN THE EAST
Valeska Grisebach – Her Films and a Carte Blanche
Valeska Grisebach is an internationally acclaimed representative of the Berlin School and uses cinema as a sensuous research tool...
Truth and Delusion
This cinematic triptych about the relationship between psychiatry and society, disorder and punishment started in 1980 on an island south of Venice...
Architecture is among the most important themes in Heinz Emigholz’s work, to which the 1948-born filmmaker, who was professor for Experimental Film...
An Austrian Cinema Pioneer
A PROGRAM BY FILMARCHIV AUSTRIA
Her stellar but only short-lived career could have been taken from a script. Seemingly out of nowhere, Carmen Cartellieri...
The Film Festival as Cinematheque II
Following the successful debut of this special in 2016, we will show the second series of films that are devoted explicitly to analog cinematic pleasure at the 2017 festival.
UTOPIA AND CORRECTION
Soviet Cinema, 1926–1940 and 1956–1977
Under the title “Utopia and Correction,” the Austrian Film Museum and the Viennale will present films from two specific creative periods in Soviet cinema...