Thursday | 01.12.22

Monthly Screenings

Vienna Days

Sigmund Freud, a Jew Without God

Dir.: David Teboul
| 90 minutes

The film is based on the personal letters of Sigmund Freud, from his Jewish, through his childhood, and his family and work. The letters depict the family’s forced deportation from Austria and their experiences as exiles in London, where Freud passed away in 1939.

The Burning Child

Dir.: Joseph Leo Koerner, Christian D. Bruun
| 113 minutes

A film journey into Vienna’s interior, built architecture from the city’s past, the city’s secret hidden beneath its foundations. It is the space of the psyche mapped in Vienna. The film presents the Viennese interior against the backdrop of Austria’s troubled past.

Onsite screening

The Tobacconist

Dir.: Nikolaus Leytner
| 109 minutes

17-year-old Franz forms a singular friendship with Sigmund Freud at a Viennese tobacco shop. When Franz falls desperately in love, he seeks advice from the renowned psychoanalyst. As political and social conditions in Austria dramatically deteriorate, the three are swept into the maelstrom of events.

Welcome in Vienna

Dir.: Axel Corti
| 121 minutes

In Part 3 of the Where to and Back: Welcome in Vienna trilogy, two Viennese Jews who emigrated to the USA and as members of the US army were sent back to Western, return to their home in Vienna, but no longer sure they belong there.