Outdoor Summer Screenings: Aug. 20

Christopher Anderson | July / August 2012

James Brown performs in Kinshasa, Zaire in 1974, prior to the Rumble in the Jungle bout between Muhammad Ali and George Foreman (Photo: Sony Pictures / Filmarchiv)

Die lustige Witwe (The Merry Widow)

Genre: Operetta

Starts: 20:40

Description: See footage of Franz Lehár’s three-act operetta, which premiered originally in Vienna in 1905, as celebrated its centennial at the Seefestspiele in Mörbisch.

Film Festival auf dem Wiener Rathausplatz

1., Rathausplatz



Sterben für Anfänger (Death at a Funeral)

Genre: Comedy

Starts: 21:00

Description: Chaos ensues after the death of a father, when his son Daniel tries to organize the funeral, and the distant family members reconvene.

Kino am Dach

Hauptbücherei Wien

7., Urban-Loritz-Platz 2a



Soul Power

Genre: Documentary

Starts: 21:30

Description: This concert documentary captures the legendary 1974 music festival staged prior to the Rumble in the Jungle between Ali and Foreman in Kinshasa, Zaire. Features James Brown, B.B. King, Miriam Makeba, Franco, Manu Dibango and more.

Kino wie noch nie (Garten des Filmarchiv Austria)


2., Obere Augartenstraße 1



Zwei an einem Tag (One Day)

Genre: Romance

Starts: 21:30

Description: Dexter and Em meet one romantic night on 15 Jul., and vow to only meet again on the same date for each year. Dubbed in German.

Kino im Schloss

Schloss Neugebäude

11., Otmar-Brix-Gasse 1



Last Days Here

Genre: Music Documentary

Starts: 21:30

Description: this film follows the life of lead singer Bobby Liebling of the heavy metal band Pentagram, as he tries to get his life back on track after decades of drug abuse and personal demons.

Arena Sommerkino 2012


3., Baumgasse 80


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