Austrian Cultural Forum
May 2018

Talk/Salongespräch | Freedom of the Press: Still the 4th Estate?

Thursday, May 3, 2018 
7:00 PM @Austrian Embassy

Photo | © Johanna Kuchling, ACFDC


On the occasion of the International Day of the Freedom of the Press and in view of a perceived partisan erosion of trust in and credibility of the media, the panel discussion withPaul Farhi (Washington Post), Eric Frey (Der Standard) and John Walcott (Reuters) – moderated by Hannelore Veit (Austrian Broadcasting Corporation, ORF) – will look into the state of play on both sides of the Atlantic.



Washington Jewish Film Festival | Back to the Fatherland

Monday, May 7, 2018 | 6:15 PM 
Wednesday, May 9, 2018 | 6:15 PM 

Photo | © Back to the Fatherland


The ACF Washington is delighted to partner with the Washington Jewish Film Festival, taking place from May 2 to 13, and co-sponsors the screening of the film Back to the Fatherland. The Austrian director Katharina Rohrer will come to Washington, DC to present the film. With The Testament and Tracking Edith two more films with an Austrian participation are part of the overall festival program.



Book Talk | The Marshall Plan since 1947: Saving Europe, Rebuilding Austria

Wednesday, May 9, 2018
7:00 PM @Austrian Embassy



The Austrian Lecture Series presents the book talk The Marshall Plan since 1947: Saving Europe, Rebuilding AustriaGünter Bischof (The University of New Orleans), who co-authored the book with Hans Petschar, discusses the importance of the Marshall Plan today with Audrey Kurth Cronin (American University).



EU Open House Day 2018

Saturday, May 12, 2018
10:00 AM – 4:00 PM @Austrian Embassy

Photo | © Naturpark Sölktäler, Fotograf Lupi Spuma


Servus aus Österreich! Hello from Austria!
Take a trip to the nation of mountains and music and discover the beauty of Austria – this year, we celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Republic of Austria! Come join us for theEU Open House Day at the Austrian Embassy, we are looking forward to welcoming you!



Concert & Exhibition | Schoenberg, Schubert and the Odyssey of Exile

Friday, May 25, 2018
7:00 PM  @Austrian Embassy

Photo | © Richard Fish, Arnold Schönberg Center


The ACF Washington presents with the PostClassical Ensemble the musical eveningArnold Schoenberg, Franz Schubert and the Odyssey of Exile in conjunction with the exhibition Arnold Schoenberg. Through the Lens of Richard Fish sponsored by the Arnold Schoenberg Center Vienna.


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