Wooden stair at the Metro-Kino
The Metro-Kino is a cinema in the Johannesgasse 4 in the 1st district of Vienna. The building first housed a nightclub called Elysium, later a playhouse was opened at this address. In 1951 the Metro-Kino moved in. The cinema was taken over by the Austrian Film Archive in 2002. The Filmarchiv Austria runs the cinema for the showing of significant and historical Austrian films. Furthermore, it is one of the traditional venues of the Vienna International Film Festival (Viennale) taking place every October since 1960.