Austrian Films at the BFI London Film Festival 2017

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Austrian Films at the BFI London Film Festival 2017

  • 4 Oct 2017 — 15 Oct 2017

Untitled, Michael Glawogger


Untitled, Michael Glawogger

Various venues

Each year we are delighted to highlight some of the incredible Austrian films which are screened as part of the BFI London Film Festival. This year there is a stellar selection from documentary to short film and everything in between.

A film about nothing is one of the year’s finest documentaries, and a lyrical tribute to its late director, Michael Glawogger. After Glawoggers sudden death in 2014, the film was realised and finished by his long term collaborator Monika Willi.

Wednesday 11 October 2017 - 21:10, ICA Cinema, Screen 1
Friday 13 October 2017 - 15:15, Vue Leicester Sq, Screen 5

Happy End
Michael Haneke’s portrait of a dysfunctional bourgeois Calais family offers a potted summary – and bracingly intelligent, partly satirical update – on themes from his previous films.

Monday 9 October 2017 - 18:30, Curzon Chelsea Cinema
Friday 13 October 2017 - 14:30, Odeon Leicester Square

Life Guidance
Happiness is an emotion shared by all in this world, but when one man questions his existence, the penalty can be deadly.
By Ruth Mader

Saturday 7 October 2017 - 20:45, ICA Cinema, Screen 1
Monday 9 October 2017 - 12:45, BFI Southbank, NFT2
Saturday 14 October 2017 - 14:30, Vue Leicester Sq, Screen 7

Mademoiselle Paradis
Barbara Albert's enthralling account of the life of a blind pianist whose partially restored sight witnessed a loss in her musicality. Barbara Albert will join both screenings for a Q&A.

Wednesday 11 October 2017 - 18:15, Cine Lumiere
Thursday 12 October 2017 - 18:15, Empire Haymarket, Screen 1

Surface Tensions
Short Film Programme: The environment, both natural and built, becomes transferred and layered into moving images that through observation, manipulation and humour, confront purpose and confound expectation.
Included is Lukas Marxt & Marcel Odenbach's Fishing is not done on Tuesdays.

Saturday 14 October 2017 - 15:45, BFI Southbank, NFT3

Listings, tickets and full festival programme is available here.

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