I am (not) a monster in Vienna with frame[o]ut – Open Air Cinema!


Every Friday in summer in Viernna, frame[o]ut Open Air Cinema shows a provocative and diverse range of local and international cinema in the main courtyard of Vienna's Museumsquartier, one of Vienna's cultural and artistic hot spots. This summer, that programme includes Nelly Ben Hayoun Studios' "I am (not) a monster"!

"I am (not) a monster" will be screening on Friday the 17th of July as part of frame[o]ut's summer programme. More information, including ticketing, will be available soon at frame[o]ut's website.

I Am (Not) A Monster Short Synopsis:

In this impossible journey searching for the origins of knowledge, discover how our thinking and actions can render monsters. A most urgent film unravelling some of the reasons why Trump, Le Pen and others have captured people’s imaginations by reviving past ideologies. To find our more about the film I am (Not) a Monster head to our website here.

I Am (Not) A Monster Featuring:

  • Noam Chomsky Philosopher and Professor of Linguistics
  • Nadezhda Andreyevna Tolokonnikova Activist Pussy Riot
  • Magid Magid Former Member of the European Parliament
  • Arjun Appadurai Hannah Arendt’s Student and Professor of Anthropology,
  • Efrem Amare Director of The National Museum of Ethiopia
  • Neil Harbisson Cyborg Artist
  • Tosa Novmichi of Maywa Denki Nonsense Artist
  • Hisa Uzawa Noh Theatre Lead Performer, Japan’s Living National Treasure
  • Richard Bernstein Hannah Arendt’s Student and Professor, The New School
  • Roger Berkowitz Director of the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities, Bard College
  • Hiroshi Ishiguro Director of the Intelligent Robotics Laboratory
  • Leon Botstein Hannah Arendt’s Student and President of Bard College
  • Shishido Hiroyuki Shinto Priest and Rapper
  • Brewster Kahle Director of the Internet Archive
  • Metasebia Endalamaw Curator of The National Museum of Ethiopia 
  • Kanjuro Kiritake II Bunraku Puppetry Master, Japan’s Living National Treasure
  • Adrienn Almásy Curator in the Department of Ancient Egypt and Sudan, The British Museum
  • Allan McRobie Professor in Engineering, Cambridge University
  • Samantha Hill Assistant Director of the Hannah Arendt Center for Politics and Humanities
  • Erica Humanoid
  • Hiroshi Ishiguro Humanoid
  • Sarah Steele VR Program Manager at Google
  • Zachary Lieberman Founder of the School for Poetic Computation
  • Takako Furukawa Hypnotherapist

About Frame[o]ut Open Air Cinema

Frame[o]ut Open Air Cinema plays at the MQ main courtyard and MQ yard 8 on 16 evenings from July to the end of August. Every Friday and Saturday, at dusk, the frame[o]ut shows local and international cinema in the usual pulsating mood of the MuseumsQuartier-Summer. As the result of a broad range of program partnerships, displayed stories as well as the stylistic design of the films will be extremely diversified this - complemented by a colorful supporting program