The Viennale unfolds in Austria October 22 through November 5.
A recent series in Vienna surveyed the long, diverse history of a dying format.
"It may not be the most important film festival in the world, but you have the feeling that if a film is here, it is in good hands."
Everybody loves a clown, but it's hard for a guy who plays for laughs to be taken seriously -- a dilemma worthy of a Jerry Lewis film. But not so much in Vienna these days.