SILBERSALZ 2018

28.06 - 01.07.2018, Halle (Saale)
Archive

SILBERSALZ 2018 - It's a wrap: Four days of films, installations and live performances. Four days of workshops, lectures and discussions. Four days of exchanges and inspiration. Four days of hands-on science. Available to anyone at 15 different locations in one city.

And we're going to be back in 2019. The 2nd edition of SILBERSALZ is coming to Halle from 27. - 30. June. We're looking forward to it!

Thu 28 June

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Meet The Miner

2-part Virtual Reality Installation, Germany, 2018

Travel back 100 years to experience life at the coalface for Germany's miners.

 

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Greenland Melting

On the heels of the United States' withdrawal from the Paris climate agreement, Greenland Melting provides a rare, up-close view of icy Arctic scenery that's disappearing faster than predicted.

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Munduruku

Multisensory VR experience, UK 2018

Experience the sights, sounds and smells of the Amazon rain forest...

 

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Homo Machina

2D Mobile Game, France, 2017

A fantastic journey through the human body factory.

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Alteration

Journey into Alexandro's dreams as he battles with an Artificial Intelligence for control over his subconscious.
 

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Volcanos

Virtual Reality, Germany, Faber Courtial, 2017, 4:53

This breathtaking program shows the eruption of a volcano in virtual reality.

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Celestial Motion

Interactive Virtual reality Experience, UK, 2018, 8 mins

Dance among the stars as you explore the life of our sun.

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World War: Aliens VR

360° film/VR Experience, Germany 2017

Could there be a second Earth? The search continues. Come and Join in the hunt for extraterrestrial life...

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Vaccination

Pair up and work together to save your patient from deadly viruses. 

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  • German

Science-Slam Training für Jungforscher*innen

After this workshop, young researchers present on the big stage where the science communication of tomorrow is going.

  • German
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  • German

3M (MINT+Media+Maker) Werkstatt

Workshops: 2D-3D CNC Lasercutting, 360° + Oculus-Production, BioLab” - Human Body, SciFiFa mobile filming

  • German
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YouTube workshop with MrWissen2Go "In which world do you want to live?"

Are you a fan of YouTube? Have you always wanted to learn how to film, edit and become a successful YouTube star? Then you are at the right place!

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  • German

Nebra Himmelsscheiben-App

VR-Workshop - Immerse yourself in the enigmatic world of the Nebra Sky Disc...

  • German
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  • German

Let’s Bike Fußball WM

Power from muscle power - for the live broadcast of the World Cup.

  • German
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  • German

Silbersalz – made by Youth!

Presentation of the SILBERSALZ by Youth projects.

  • German
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  • German

Best of… Selection of Silbersalz-Clips, made by YOUth

A film show with selected young filmmakers.

  • German
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  • German

cyber.music.dance & Meccanoid perfomance by and with young musicians, programmers and dancers

Programmers, musicians and dancers create joint performances.

  • German
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  • German

Science on Stage - the big knowledge show with live experiments on stage and audience

The big knowledge show with live experiments on stage.

  • German

Fri 29 June

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Meet The Miner

2-part Virtual Reality Installation, Germany, 2018

Travel back 100 years to experience life at the coalface for Germany's miners.

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World War: Aliens VR

360° film/VR Experience, Germany 2017

Could there be a second Earth? The search continues. Come and Join in the hunt for extraterrestrial life...

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Vaccination

Collaborative Game, UK, 2017

Pair up and work together to save your patient from deadly viruses. 

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Homo Machina

2D Mobile Game, France, 2017

A fantastic journey through the human body factory.

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Volcanos

Virtual Reality, Germany, Faber Courtial, 2017, 4:53

This breathtaking program shows the eruption of a volcano in virtual reality.

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Celestial Motion

Interactive Virtual reality Experience, UK, 2018, 8 mins

Dance among the stars as you explore the life of our sun.

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Homo Digitalis

DE, 2018, 58 mins, dir. Christiane Miethge & Nils Otte

Which level of "humanity" you are: Homo Digitalis? Homo Hybridis? The “tech-unsavvy” Homo Analogos? Come and test your relationship with new technologies of the future!

Get your free ticket here.

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Silbersalz Nature Camp

Attendees of the Silbersalzfestival can go on a discovery tour for endangered species in the zoo. There are three stations of the Silbersalzfestival-Nature-Camp, where fascinating facts can be experienced by hands-on participation.

With the Silbersalzfestival-badge you can enter the zoo at one of the three nature camp days at reduced fare of 5 € for adults and 2,50 € for children, teenagers and students. The festival badge is available at the festival center at Ulrich’s church in Leipziger Straße.

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The Kingdom - How Fungi Made Our World

AUS/CA, 2018, 52 mins, dir. Annamaria Talas

The spectacular evolutionary story of how fungi shaped all terrestrial life - including us.

Get your free ticket here.

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Clean Coal: a viable option?

DE, 2017, 53 mins, dir. Claus. U. Eckert

The future use of coal is at the centre of Germany’s political debate on the energy transition and its efforts to mitigate climate change. Can clean energy really stand alone in a coal dependent nation or is it pure fiction?

Get your free ticket here.

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Faszination YouTube / Faszination Wissenschaft - Time to get viral!

How do I build my own Youtube channel and community? How do I develop new types, styles and trends? How does the community of tomorrow discuss?

With Dr. Eckart von Hirschhausen, Daniele Jörg (WDR Editor), Die Klugscheißerin (Youtuberin), Doctor Whatson (Youtuber) and Techtastisch (Youtuber)

Moderation: Dr. med. Eckart von Hirschhausen

Get your free ticket now: www.eventbrite.de

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Blue Planet II - One Ocean

UK, 2017, 43 mins, Presented by David Attenborough

Many of us are unaware of the impact plastic is truly having on our oceans. But everyday gestures could have a positive impact on our future, and future of humanity – and indeed all life on earth – now depends on us.

Get your free ticket here.

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Mission Amazonas

BR, 2018, 2 x 43 min, dir.Mauricio Dias

A real-time adventure into the realm of Amazon jungle to discover the species that have never been mapped out before...

Get your free ticket here.

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Cyborgs Among Us

DE, 2017, 44 mins, dir. Rafel Duran

The Future Is Here: Cyborgs walk among us... and they have been there quite a long time.

Get your free ticket here.

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SILBERSALZ spricht: Eckart von Hirschhausen

SILBERSALZ spricht: HEALTHY KNOWLEDGE, HEALTHY DOUBT

How does a television show come about, how is it researched, filmed and edited? And how do you know what's right?

Discussion round with Dr. Ing. Eckart von Hirschhausen (physician, science journalist), Daniele Jörg (editor WDR) and Dietmar Lyssy (producer BILDERFEST)

 

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Aufbruch ins All

DE, 2018, 45 mins, dir. Luise Wagner

While the astronaut Alexander Gerst is enjoying the views from International Space Station, we take you to a long journey to the far ends of the universe with a master mind who is looking for technologies that will soon wide open those doors...

Get your free ticket here.

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SILBERSALZ spricht Homo Digitalis - How digital are we?

Researchers and actors in the transmedia research project HOMO DIGITALIS are discussing the digitization of humans: Will we at some point have virtual friends or find sex with sexrobots better than real sex? Anyway, what is the digital revolution doing to us as humans?

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Inferno - Live Performance

What if you could slip into the skin of a robot and let yourself controlled by the machines?
 

Get your free ticket here

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Jane

USA, 2017, 90 mins, dir. Brett Morgen

What makes the man? What sets us apart from the animal? Witness a wonderful odyssey to both our own species and our closest known relatives in the animal kingdom -chimpanzees- through the eyes of a living legend...

Get your free ticket here.

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The Hole: Apocalypse Revealed

UK, 2018, 44 mins, dir. Jamie Lochhead

Discover how the son of a shoe seller and the daughter of a grocer got together and changed the world - in one single generation.

Get your free ticket here.

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Science meets Youtube mit Wissenschaft im Dialog

Science meets YouTube – the name speaks for itself. Two well-known science-youtubers, Doktor Whatson and Techtastisch, will present a selection of their videos about science and experiments.

Get your free ticket here

 

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Inferno - Live Performance

What if you could slip into the skin of a robot and let yourself controlled by the machines?

Get your free ticket here

 

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Frankenstein

USA, 1931, 71 min, dir. James Whale

An obsessed scientist assembles a living being from parts of exhumed corpses.

Get your free ticket here.

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Avant-Premier: Vitamania

90 mins, AUS, 2018, dir. Sonya Pemberton

Dr Derek Muller takes us on an epic adventure, a world-spanning investigation of vitamin science and history, asking how do we decide whether to take vitamin supplements, or not?

Get your free ticket here.

 

Sat 30 June

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Celestial Motion

Interactive Virtual reality Experience, UK, 2018, 8 mins

Tanzt zwischen den Sternen, während ihr das Leben unserer Sonne erkundet.

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Meet The Miner

2-part Virtual Reality Installation, Germany, 2018

Travel back 100 years to experience life at the coalface for Germany's miners.

-

World War: Aliens VR

360° film/VR Experience, Germany 2017

Could there be a second Earth? The search continues. Come and Join in the hunt for extraterrestrial life...

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Inside Out

USA, 2015, 95 mins, dir. Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind.

Get you free ticket here.

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Vaccination

Collaborative Game, UK, 2017

Pair up and work together to save your patient from deadly viruses. 

-

Homo Machina

2D Mobile Game, France, 2017

A fantastic journey through the human body factory.

-

Volcanos

Virtual Reality, Germany, Faber Courtial, 2017, 4:53

This breathtaking program shows the eruption of a volcano in virtual reality.

-

Knight Rusty II

DE, 2017, 87 mins,dir. Thomas Bodenstein, Marcus Hamann

Would you like to meet a real-time scrap robot? This is your chance!

Get your free ticket here.

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SILBERSALZ spricht: Enviromental friendly BBQ

In keeping with the World Cup, we ask ourselves the question: how can we grill more sustainably?

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Homo Digitalis

DE, 2018, 58 mins, dir. Christiane Miethge & Nils Otte

Which level of "humanity" are you: Homo Digitalis? Homo Hybridus? The “tech-unsavvy” Homo Analogos? Come and test your relationship with new technologies of the future!

Get your free ticket here.

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Silbersalz-Nature-Camp

Attendees of the Silbersalzfestival can go on a discovery tour for endangered species in the zoo. There are three stations of the Silbersalzfestival-Nature-Camp, where fascinating facts can be experienced by hands-on participation.

With the Silbersalzfestival-badge you can enter the zoo at one of the three nature camp days at reduced fare of 5 € for adults and 2,50 € for children, teenagers and students. The festival badge is available at the festival center at Ulrich’s church in Leipziger Straße.

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  • German

Mini Maker Faire Halle

The Maker Faire is a science fair on the one hand, and a sort of fairground, and something completely new at the same time. It is a family friendly festival of inspiration, creativity and innovation.

  • German
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SILBERSALZ spricht: Inferno-Künstlergespräch

Mit den Künstlern: Louis-Philippe Demers und Bill Vorn

Die beiden Künstler erläutern ihr Konzept und diskutieren mit dem Publikum wie es sich anfühlt, in die Haut eines Roboters zu schlüpfen und der Maschine die Kontrolle zu überlassen.

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The Hole: Apocalypse Revealed

UK, 2018, 44 mins, dir. Jamie Lochhead

Discover how the son of a shoe seller and the daughter of a grocer got together and changed the world - in one single generation.

Get your free ticket here.

-

Blue Planet II - One Ocean

UK, 2017, 43 mins, Presented by David Attenborough

Many of us are unaware of the impact plastic is truly having on our oceans. Join Prof. Dr. Antje Boetius to learn how everyday gestures could have a positive impact on our future, and how future of humanity – and indeed all life on earth – now depends on us.

Get your free ticket here.

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Mission Amazonas

BR, 2018, 2 x 43 min, dir. Mauricio Dias

A real-time adventure into the realm of Amazon jungle to discover the species that have never been mapped out before...

Get your free ticket here.

 

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SILBERSALZ spricht: Mobilty in the future.

Digitization is changing not only how we live, but also how we move. But what does the new future look like? Is everything automated? The panel dares a competent look forward, into the unknown.

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Meet the Artist: Virtual Science

The artists of the SILBERSALZ exhibition will give insights into their work and talk about how to re-tell stories from science with the help of virtual reality.

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Supersapiens: The rise of the mind

AU, 2017, 74 mins, dir. Markus Mooslechner

A new human specie is on the rise - is it the end of ours...? Join the director Markus Mooslechner to get a glimpse into technolgies that promise you superpowers and experiments that could literally change your minds!

Get your free ticket here.

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One Machine Love Band

The One Love Machine Band consists of three robots and one human. Bassist and drummer scramble to himself, "Sir Elton Junk" in his shopping cart and responsible for show performances, joking and spitting water around - all under the lead of the artist, Kolja Kugler.

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Inferno - Live Performance

What if you could slip into the skin of a robot and let yourself controlled by the machines?

Get your free ticket here.

 

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Pre-crime

DE, 2017, 88 mins, dir. Monika Hielscher & Matthias Heeder

What if one day the police knocks on your door for a crime you have not yet committed? If it sounds like some futuristic, gloomy vision of a sci-fi novel, that’s because it is. The director Matthias Heeder and Prof. Dietram Scheufele discuss the potential risks of leaving life-changing decisions to the hands of algorithms.

Get your free ticket here.

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Cyborgs Among Us

DE, 2017, 44 mins, dir. Rafel Duran

The Future Is Here: Cyborgs walk among us... and they have been there quite a long time.

Get your free ticket here.

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One Machine Love Band

The One Love Machine Band consists of three robots and one human. Bassist and drummer scramble to himself, "Sir Elton Junk" in his shopping cart and responsible for show performances, joking and spitting water around - all under the lead of the artist, Kolja Kugler.

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One Machine Love Band

The One Love Machine Band consists of three robots and one human. Bassist and drummer scramble to himself, "Sir Elton Junk" in his shopping cart and responsible for show performances, joking and spitting water around - all under the lead of the artist, Kolja Kugler.

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The Most Unknown

USA, 2018, 88 mins, dir. Ian Cheney

Take this spectacular journey to the far corners of the Earth to discover the answers that keep some awake at night. Take the journey with Greg Boustead and Prof. Axel Cleemerans to a truly scientific, social and intellectual experiment that will change your mind about how a "scientist" should look like...

Get your free ticket here.

 

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The Cleaners

DE, 2018, 88 mins, dir. Hans Block & Moritz Riesewieck

A dark glimpse into the world of online content moderators figuring out what is considered legal, decent and acceptable on social networks.

Get your free ticket here.

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Open Air Cinema - Ex Machina

USA, 2014, 114 mins, dir. Alex Garland

Caleb Smith, a programmer at an internet-search giant, wins a competition to spend a week at the private mountain estate of the company's brilliant and reclusive CEO, Nathan Bateman.

Sun 01 July

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Vaccination

Collaborative Game, UK, 2017

In Zweierteams versucht ihr euren Patienten vor tödlichen Viren zu schützen. Euer Ziel ist es, ihn so lange wie möglich am Leben zu erhalten.

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Homo Machina

2D Mobile Game, France, 2017

Eine aufregendes 2D-Handy-Game, das den Spieler auf eine interaktive Reise durch den menschlichen Körper schickt.

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  • German

Mini Maker Faire Halle

Die Maker Faire: Wissenschaftsmesse, Jahrmarkt und Festival für Inspiration, Kreativität und Innovation.

  • German
-

Volcanos

Virtual Reality, Germany, Faber Courtial, 2017, 4:53

This breathtaking program shows the eruption of a volcano in virtual reality.

-

Celestial Motion

Interactive Virtual reality Experience, UK, 2018, 8 mins

Dance among the stars as you explore the life of our sun.

-

Meet The Miner

2-part Virtual Reality Installation, Germany, 2018

Travel back 100 years to experience life at the coalface for Germany's miners.

-

World War: Aliens VR

360° film/VR Experience, Germany 2017

Could there be a second Earth? The search continues. Come and Join in the hunt for extraterrestrial life...

-

Inside Out

USA, 2015, 95 mins, dir. Pete Docter, Ronnie Del Carmen

Growing up can be a bumpy road, and it's no exception for Riley, who is uprooted from her Midwest life when her father starts a new job in San Francisco. Like all of us, Riley is guided by her emotions - Joy, Fear, Anger, Disgust and Sadness. The emotions live in Headquarters, the control center inside Riley's mind.

Get you free ticket here.

 

-

Silbersalz-Nature-Camp

Attendees of the Silbersalzfestival can go on a discovery tour for endangered species in the zoo. There are three stations of the Silbersalzfestival-Nature-Camp, where fascinating facts can be experienced by hands-on participation.

With the Silbersalzfestival-badge you can enter the zoo at one of the three nature camp days at reduced fare of 5 € for adults and 2,50 € for children, teenagers and students. The festival badge is available at the festival center at Ulrich’s church in Leipziger Straße.

-

Pre-crime

DE, 2017, 88 mins, dir. Monika Hielscher & Matthias Heeder

What if one day the police knocks on your door for a crime you have not yet committed? If it sounds like some futuristic, gloomy vision of a sci-fi novel, that’s because it is. The director Matthias Heeder discusses the potential risks of leaving life-changing decisions to the hands of algorithms.

Get your free ticket here.

-

Aufbruch ins All

DE, 2018, 45 mins, dir. Luise Wagner

While the astronaut Alexander Gerst is enjoying the views from International Space Station, we take you to a long journey to the far ends of the universe with a master mind who is looking for technologies that will soon wide open those doors...

Get your free ticket here.

-

The Kingdom - How Fungi Made Our World

AUS/CA, 2018, 52 mins, dir. Annamaria Talas

The spectacular evolutionary story of how fungi shaped all terrestrial life - including us.

Get your free ticket here.

 

-

One Machine Love Band

The One Love Machine Band consists of three robots and one human. Bassist and drummer scramble to himself, "Sir Elton Junk" in his shopping cart and responsible for show performances, joking and spitting water around - all under the lead of the artist, Kolja Kugler.

-

Super Sapiens: The rise of the mind

AU, 2017, 74 mins, dir. Markus Mooslechner

A new human specie is on the rise - is it the end of ours...? Join the director Markus Mooslechner to get a glimpse into technolgies that promise you superpowers and experiments that could literally change your minds!

Get your free ticket here.

-

Knight Rusty II

DE, 2017, 87 mins,dir. Thomas Bodenstein, Marcus Hamann

Would you like to meet a real-time scrap robot? This is your chance!

Get your free ticket here.

-

One Machine Love Band

The One Love Machine Band consists of three robots and one human. Bassist and drummer scramble to himself, "Sir Elton Junk" in his shopping cart and responsible for show performances, joking and spitting water around - all under the lead of the artist, Kolja Kugler.

-

Jane

USA, 2017, 90 mins, dir. Brett Morgen

What makes the man? What sets us apart from the animal? Witness a wonderful odyssey to both our own species and our closest known relatives in the animal kingdom -chimpanzees- through the eyes of a living legend...

Get your free ticket here.

 

-

Vitamania

90 mins, AUS, 2018, dir. Sonya Pemberton

Dr Derek Muller takes us on an epic adventure, a world-spanning investigation of vitamin science and history, asking how do we decide whether to take vitamin supplements, or not?

Get your free ticket here.

-

One Machine Love Band

The One Love Machine Band consists of three robots and one human. Bassist and drummer scramble to himself, "Sir Elton Junk" in his shopping cart and responsible for show performances, joking and spitting water around - all under the lead of the artist, Kolja Kugler.

-

The Cleaners

DE, 2018, 88 mins, dir. Hans Block & Moritz Riesewieck

A dark glimpse into the world of online content moderators figuring out what is considered legal, decent and acceptable on social networks.

Get your free ticket here.

-

The Most Unknown

USA, 2018, 88 mins, dir. Ian Cheney

Take this spectacular journey to the far corners of the Earth to discover the answers that keep some awake at night. Join the Executive Producer, Greg Boustead for a truly scientific, social and intellectual experiment that will change your mind about how a "scientist" should look like...

Get your free ticket here.