Programme overview

 

Q&As with the filmmakers after the screenings (see programme)
All films in OV with English subtitles

Catalogue 2017 (20.8 Mb)
Programme flyer 2017 (3.7 Mb)

Tickets

Tickets can be bought directly via the timetable below.

Single ticket: €8,5
Reduced price: €7,5
Reduced price up to 18 years: €4

6 tickets combo: €42

Makino Takashi - Space Noise 3D: 5€ 

Reductions for pupils, students up to 30 years, Ö1 Club, MQ Card, members of the Austrian Film Archive, festival pass holders, with mumok ticket.

Regulations and prices of the Austrian Film Museum apply for tickets bought at this venue.

Showreel 2017

Th 01.06.

09:00
55 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

kijvis film education
Topsy-Turvy World
recommended for ages 9 and up

This program shows animation films and filmic experiments that debunk optical illusions and seemingly real images as illusions or deceptions. The world is topsy-turvy. Or is it us who simply look at...

11:00
84 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

kijvis film education
Matter of Trust
recommended for ages 16 and up, in English or with English subtitles

No matter your age—whether you are a child, a teenager, or an adult—trust is a pretty tricky thing. Trust cannot be acquired or even learned. Rather, trust needs to be constantly fostered, as the...

19:30
65 min

Gartenbaukino

Gala
Opening Ceremony
hosted by Anna-Katharina Laggner

In the presence of: Jan Soldat, Helmut Mooshammer ("Protokolle"), Florian Kindlinger, Peter Kutin

Fr 02.06.

10:00
100 min

Akademie der Bildenden Künste

Lehargasse 6-8, 1060 Wien

Film & Talk
Meet the AA-Artists
Špela Čadež & Dirk de Bruyn

This series of “artist lectures” provides insight into the artistic practice and gives attendants the opportunity to get to know and discuss pressing issues with other participants. Having switched to...

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11:00
70 min

Österreichisches Filmmuseum

kijvis film education
GHOST/BLOCK/BASTLER
recommended for ages 11 and up

Orderly chaos. Until you’ve seen it all, life just races ahead. Warps may sometimes offer a clearer image. The world becomes unhinged. Who rides so late through screen and space? Things are moving as...

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12:00
90 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Film & Talk
New Distribution Strategies

The successful marketing of a short film de- Admission free pends on many different factors. A well-thoughtout strategy is often crucial in order to compete successfully among thousands of others....

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14:00
87 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Special
Those We Love
Fabulous Festival Favourites

Thousands of films are submitted to and watched at festivals each year. Some remain seared in our hearts; won’t loosen their grip—like the nine films in this programme. In Hogg and Young’s offering we...

14:00
90 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Film & Talk
Cut this Down!

Film festival guides and catalogues often reflect what is being discussed in the international film business: the trend toward the ever-longer short film. What are the reasons for this development?...

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16:30
74 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

International Competition
You'll Never Walk Alone
Fiction & Documentary

The protagonists of this programme all have one thing in common. A sense of not belonging in this world any longer: whether it’s due to dementia, a failed commission, the dream of becoming a Hollywood...

16:30

SCHAUSTELLE

Vernissage
Fantástico Encarnado
Robles & Cavalchini

The installation Fantástico Encarnado is a long-term project of an artists' collective from Mexico City. In its final version, it is to combination of six different animation films and sound into a...

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19:00
84 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Focus: Trust Me
Face to Face

Beginning with an eye-opening short that questions trust within a relationship, we then dive into current political scenarios on the subject of trust: An ETA terrorist meets the widow of a politician...

19:00
75 min

Filmcasino

International Competition
The Medium
Animation Avantgarde

The element that ties this section together is its focus on the specific possibilities offered by the respective medium and its techniques. What it reveals is a large diversity of strategies,...

21:00
54 min

Österreichisches Filmmuseum

Spotlight
Alexandre Larose

Three versions from the Brouillard series frame this showcase, in which the reversal originals of Larose’s works are shown, ensuring the best possible experience of the filmmaker’s use of colour....

21:30
81 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

International Competition
The Origin of the World
Fiction & Documentary

It all starts with a harmless hike. But where will the journey go, if dangerous confessions, repressed emotions, animalistic desires and explicit sex scenes accompany us along the way? Metamorphoses...

21:30
64 min

Filmcasino

National Competition
Head/Wind
Österreich Wettbewerb

Four films from four countries kick off the National Competition: documentary meets visual music meets fictional film (minoritarian co-production). As we move between the Ruhr region and Burgenland,...

23:59
69 min

Filmcasino

Special
Très Chic
A Night of Most Exquisite Humour

A jam session with Master Yoda? Check. A talk with God (or in this case, gods)? Check, but mind you, they turned out to be super weird. A morbidly hilarious look at the people that govern? HUGE check....

Sa 03.06.

12:00
100 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Film & Talk
Meet the AA-Artists
Boris Labbé & Steven Woloshen

This series of “artist lectures” provides insight into the artistic practice and gives attendants the opportunity to get to know and discuss pressing issues with other participants. Boris Labbé...

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14:30
72 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

△ VIS Vienna Shorts
Fake News. Sad
Counterfeiting Reality

Turn the page, switch the channel, scroll further down—there are self-promoters everywhere. And what a show they’re putting on! You won’t believe your eyes. Nor should you. Half of the time we’re not...

16:00
55 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

International Competition
Give Me Your Liver
Screensessions

From a claustrophobic hotel room to a large lake to a disturbingly familiar yet unknown metropolis: This year, the International Music Video Competition once again presents a journey through exterior...

16:30
87 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

△ ZubrOFFka International Short Film Festival, Białystok
Generations.
At the Crossroads

Each generation understands the world differently—especially younger generations often yearn for greater changes. This aspiration is exactly what makes our world such an exciting place, as it raises...

18:00
124 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Austrian Music Video Award
Words You Can't Spell
Screensessions

Heroes of (fictitious) music history, dystopian outlooks, and robots in love. The growth of the Austrian music (video) scene seems to know few bounds, as these heterogeneous but coherent works...

18:30
92 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

△ Uppsala International Short Film Festival
(Anti)Authority:
(Dis)Illusion & (Dis)Obedience

What is authority? What is disobedience? What is their relationship? What happens with our perception of the world when the lines are blurred and authority is challenged? Who can you trust? The male...

19:00
74 min

Filmcasino

International Competition
The Subject
Animation Avantgarde

This section is all about the individual: subjective looks, fears, and wishful thinking, radical presentations of the self, lonely longterm projects, sexual fantasies and delightful breaches of...

21:30
68 min

Filmcasino

National Competition
Stage/Lights
Österreich Wettbewerb

Spotlights on! The four films in this programme involve light and stage, a kaleidoscopic play of colours and the desire for recognition. While the animation initially goes beyond the borders of the...

23:00
108 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Special
100 Films in 100 Minutes

Live action, experimental, and animated films with only one restriction: no longer than one minute. Challenge yourself with this whirlwind of a programme and you can be sure you won’t come out the...

23:59
66 min

Filmcasino

Special
PopPorn
Vienna's Most Exciting Porn Night

Summer, sun and popsicles! Aroused bodies enjoying themselves with Vienna’s Gloriette. Passionate dancing on the beach and a bathtub filled with wet fantasies. Dipping into hot day dreams,...

Su 04.06.

11:30
74 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Special
Golden Nights
Matinee

The French Académie giving out the César Award and the Austrian Film Academy present Les Nuits en Or (Golden Nights): 33 award-winning short films in 12 hours, split up into one matinee and two long,...

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14:00
77 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Focus: Trust Me
Searching for Trust

A man and a lion face each other motionless. Young people indulge in ritualistic fainting. And even Batman comes into play. Whom can we trust? Can confidence be researched? Especially today, the issue...

15:00
36 min

Österreichisches Filmmuseum

Spotlight
Alexandre Larose
Masterclass

The often somnambulistic, psychedelic appearance of Larose’s films is generated by the duality that has also spawned cinema itself: the visionary and narrative potentials of this image machine as well...

16:30
84 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

International Competition
The Way to Paradise
Fiction & Documentary

From apartment buildings to markets to karaoke bars. From France to Africa to Japan. We visit cities, suburbs and its inhabitants. We follow the characters in their search for happiness, success, and...

19:00
73 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Spotlight
Jacqueline Lentzou

Two coming-of-age films kick off the screening programme: Thirteen Blue tells the story of thirteen-year-old Ellie, who experiences her first existential angst on the cusp of puberty. Fox, on the...

19:00
78 min

Filmcasino

International Competition
The World
Animation Avantgarde

The artists presented in this section offer different outlooks on the world with their individual means and visions: The pending extinction caused by nuclear war. The question of whether we still see...

21:00
61 min

Österreichisches Filmmuseum

Spotlight
Makino Takashi

Four films from four of the artist’s phases: In his early work EVE, the images of barbed wire and foam bubbles are still unusually distinct but become fluid by way of focus shifts and layering, like...

21:30
81 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

International Competition
Because I Could Not Stop For Death
Fiction & Documentary

A programme like a well guarded journey through closed sectors, contested courtrooms, dangerous war zones and mysterious deserts: It’s hope, curiosity and faith that drive the protagonists in all five...

21:30
62 min

Filmcasino

National Competition
Future/Music
Österreich Wettbewerb

Growing up, prevailing and making plans in order to evaluate them later or to take stock with friends: Were all decisions correct? In parenting, athletic competitions, after graduating from high...

23:59
72 min

Filmcasino

Special - Midnight Movies
Nightmares
The Sum of All Fears

A good short has boiled down its story to its essence? In the case of these nine minute versions of classic horror films this certainly is true. The abridgments were produced in the 1960s/70s for...

Mo 05.06.

13:00
295 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Special
Golden Nights
Short Film Marathon I

The Panorama is a journey around the world (of cinema) and will be presented in ten cities across Europe. In Vienna, most films included in the programme will be shown in two marathon blocks of five...

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15:00

AsifaKeil, Q21, MuseumsQuartier

Vernissage
Cozy Continent
Devaux & Evens

Cozy Continent is a series of research documents, drawings and texts about representations of western urban structures—addressing what creates uncertainty in metropoles that have been peaceful for a...

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16:30
79 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

International Competition
The Promise of Happiness
Fiction & Documentary

A holiday in Spain, a communion in Colombia and two weddings in Sri Lanka and Morocco call for a debate on symbols, customs and rituals. These are the building blocks for four stories in which...

19:00
61 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

National Competition
Image/Worlds
Österreich Wettbewerb

The emergence and destruction as well as the interpretation and reinterpretation of (moving) images are the common thread of this highly diverting competition programme. These seven films range from...

19:00
65 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Special
Pure Excess
Living Collection

Like great melodramas this programme involves spectacular imagery and an atmosphere of concentrated or suppressed emotion. The focus is on creating an atmospheric space comparable to the subconscious,...

20:00
90 min

Ruby Marie

Focus: Trust Me - Talk
Who You Gonna Trust?
Salon in Gesellschaft

“You can’t not trust”, is one argument by violence researcher Jan Philipp Reemtsma. In order to be able to function as social beings, we assume daily normality. We rely on being safe from violence and...

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21:30
85 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

International Competition
Words Don't Come Easy
Fiction & Documentary

The starting point is a small town. In this programme, a drive into the unknown, nature and its imitations, a parking lot in no man’s land and a gang of twelve teens provide for an eerie, mysterious...

Tu 06.06.

13:00
343 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Special
Golden Nights
Short Film Marathon II

The Panorama is a journey around the world (of cinema) and will be presented in ten cities across Europe. In Vienna, most films included in the programme will be shown in two marathon blocks of five...

Admission free more
18:30
70 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Gala
Award Ceremony
hosted by Stuart Freeman
20:30
80 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Special
Best of VIS: The Award Winning Films

There will be three encore screenings of the festival’s most popular and award-winning films on the last day: As the festival’s crowning finale, both screens of the METRO Kinokulturhaus will show all...

21:00
80 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Special
Best of VIS: Jury & Audience Favourites

There will be three encore screenings of the festival’s most popular and award-winning films on the last day: As the festival’s crowning finale, both screens of the METRO Kinokulturhaus will show all...

22:30
80 min

METRO Kinokulturhaus

Special
Best of VIS: Audience Favourites

There will be three encore screenings of the festival’s most popular and award-winning films on the last day: As the festival’s crowning finale, both screens of the METRO Kinokulturhaus will show all...

VIS Nights

Th 01.06.

21:30
Eintritt frei! | Free admission

PHILIALE im Gartenbaukino

VIS Nights
Opening Party
FM4 La Boum de Luxe with Sebastian Schlachter & Slack Hippy Visuals by Lampenschirm

Fr 02.06.

22:00
Eintritt frei! | Free admission

Club U

VIS Nights
Fête Très chic
DJ Agathe Bauer & Crackstreet Girls

Sa 03.06.

22:00
Eintritt frei! | Free admission

Celeste

VIS Nights
¡Pornos Noches!
Disco Frisco (Zellophan), Neon Amish (Luv Shack) & Karl Drall Downstairs: hosted by Ventil-Records (ventil-records.com)
22:00
Eintritt frei! | Free admission

Celeste - Keller

VIS Nights
downstairs: hosted by Ventil-Records
(ventil-records.com)

Su 04.06.

22:00
Eintritt frei! | Free admission

Celeste

VIS Nights
Schönbrunner Perlen – Cine Fantastic Showcase
Ken Hayakawa, Knochen Hartmann, Karl Drall & Friends
22:00
Eintritt frei! | Free admission

Celeste - Keller

VIS Nights
downstairs: Tasteful Karaoke
with No More Wonderwall!

Mo 05.06.

22:00
30 min

rhiz

Spotlight - Performance
Makino Takashi
Space Noise 3D

Makino Takashi’s audiovisual performance Space Noise 3D is a hallucinatory delirium whose image and sound levels merge to become an immersive cinematic experience with 16mm and digital projection and...

Tu 06.06.

21:30
Eintritt frei! | Free admission

Club U

VIS Nights
Closing Party
DJ EcleKtric