21. Silent film festival Karlsruhe

07. February 2024 — 10. February 2024

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Karlsruhe celebrates silent film – a diverse and eclectic programme for viewers to watch together.

For the fist time, the Karlsruhe Silent film festival presents itself in partly new event rooms. The films will be shown alternately with the Kinemathek in the Stephan-Saal in the Neue Ständehaus.
This year’s program focuses on “melodramas of the silent film era”.
The festival will open on February 7 at 7:30 p.m. in the Stephan-Saal with Kurzfilme des MNC Turin (Music: compositions by students of the Conservatorio G. Verdi, Turin; piano: Leo Perrigo) und Il Fuoco (Director: Giovanni Pastrone; piano: Ludovico Bellucci).

Further films shown:

  • Großschmetterling (Director: Richard Eichberg; Music: Günter Buchwald)
  • Cœur Fidèle (Director: Jean Epstein; Music: Richard Siedhoff)
  • Das Opfer der Yella Rogestus (Regie: Franz Eckstein and R. Portegg; Music: Reiko Emura)
  • La Bohème (Director: Kling Vidor; Music: Richard Siedhoff)
  • Broken Blossoms (Director: David W. Griffith with Lilian Gish; Music: GÜnter Buchwald and Frank Bockius)
  • Il Padrone delle ferriere (Director: Eugenio Perego; Music: Sabine Zimmer)
  • Chaplin; The Rink; Buster Keaton; One Week + Überraschungsfilm (Music: Sai Lento; Project S. Krauhauser)
  • Die wunderbare Lüge der Nina Petrowna (Director: Hanns Schwarz; Music: Camille Phelep)
  • Nosferatu (Director: F. W. Murnau; Music: Trio Transformer)

Further informations about the films, program and times here.


Kinemathek Karlsruhe

Kinemathek Karlsruhe
Kaiserpassage 6
76133 Karlsruhe