Christiana Perschon: Experiences In The Moment
Mon June 5, 2023, 19:00 h
Metro Kinokulturhaus / VIS Vienna Shorts 2023

Christiana Perschon approaches her “chosen relatives” Tatjana Gamerith, Linda Christanell, Karin Mack, Lieselott Beschorner, and Isolde Maria Joham without putting the act of documenting or visualizing in the limelight. “To me, this is about the instant of recording,” says Perschon, “a total experience in the moment.&…

in person: Serpil Turhan
Fri May 5, 2023 - Sat May 6, 2023, 6 p.m.
Österreichisches Filmmuseum

How we speak to each other is always shaped by our relationship to the other person, by our social ties. Serpil Turhan, filmmaker, visiting professor at the HfG Karlsruhe and actress in films by Thomas Arslan or Rudolf Thome, among others, emphasizes the form of conversation as a social act that points in different directions and does not automati…

In person: Flatform – Movements of an impossible time (film program & book launch)
Tue Jan. 10, 2023 - Wed Jan. 11, 2023, 8 p.m.
Stadtkino im Künstlerhaus 10. Jän 2023/20h + mumok Bibliothek 11. Jän 2023/18h

Flatform calls itself a "collective artist" rather than an "artists collective", all steps in the development and production of new projects are defined as collaborative work. Flatform was founded in 2006 by originally three media artists in Milan, today the core consists of Annamaria Martena and Roberto Taroni with changing collaborators.

In their…

in person: Angela Christlieb – Film program and Live-Concert: Blueblut
Fri July 1, 2022, 20:30 h
Österreichisches Filmmuseum

Angela Christlieb (born 1965, Southern Germany) studied under VALIE EXPORT and Heinz Emigholz at Berlin's University of the Arts. In 1997, after a series of short film works on S8 and 16mm, she relocated to New York where in 2002 she completed Cinemania, her successful documentary about "movie nerds" (co-directed by Stephen Kijak). Christlieb has …

in person || Spotlight: Laura Huertas Millán - Image Policies
Sat May 28, 2022, 18:00 h
Österreichisches Filmmuseum

It must be possible to tell history differently. This premise could be read as a guiding principle in the work of Laura Huertas Millán. The Columbian-born artist studied at Studio Le Fresnoy and the École des Beaux Arts in Paris before participating from 2014 to 2017 in the Harvard Sensory Ethnography Lab, founded by Lucien Castaing-…

Thu April 21, 2022 - Tue April 26, 2022, 10 p.m.
Anthology Film Archives // New York

In Friedl Kubelka vom Gröller’s work, the moving image and still photography are always interrelated. For many of her film projects she first photographs her protagonists as a way of getting closer to them. The earliest films stem from a desire to hold onto a moment by capturing a face or facial expression, inspired by the flair of the …

In person: Klub Zwei
Thu March 31, 2022, 18:00 h
Österreichisches Filmmuseum

Since 1992, Simone Bader and Jo Schmeiser have collaborated under the name Klub Zwei at the "intersection of art, film, and new media," to use their words, and have focused especially on socio-political topics and how they are represented.
At one point in Phaidon – Verlage im Exil (2007), the words "De-automatization of perception" appe…

Mon Dec. 13, 2021 - Wed Dec. 22, 2021, 9 p.m.
Österreichisches Filmmuseum

Due to the developments around COVID 19, the screenings from December 9 to 11, 2021 can not take place as originally planned. Our program will resume as scheduled as soon as cinemas can reopen.
The Symposium VALIE EXPORT will be postponed into 2022 - dates tba

One of the most influential artists in the world, VALIE EXPORT's work combines a multime…

In person || Spotlight: Paul Wenninger
Thu Nov. 25, 2021, 19:00 h
Österreichisches Filmmuseum

In spring, Paul Wenninger's latest short film O had its world premiere in Oberhausen and has been circulating successfully at international festivals ever since. For several years now, the trained dancer and choreographer has been attracting attention in the international film industry with his precise stop-motion animations. VIENNA SHORTS, Vienna…

Norbert Pfaffenbichler - Full Retrospective and Carte Blanche
Fri Nov. 5, 2021 - Mon Nov. 22, 2021, 9 p.m.
Österreichisches Filmmuseum

Styrian-born filmmaker Norbert Pfaffenbichler (b. 1967) is one of the most exciting figures in Austrian experimental film. Invitations to festivals such as Venice and Locarno have also brought him international acclaim. But Pfaffenbichler has always looked beyond the horizon of the avant-garde: an artist and curator, he is a genuine cinephile, con…