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!

Fri 29 June

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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!

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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.

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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?

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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.

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Frankenstein

USA, 1931, 71 min, dir. James Whale

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

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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?

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Sat 30 June

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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 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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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.

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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. 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.

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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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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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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!

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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.

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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.

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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...

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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.

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Sun 01 July

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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.

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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 discusses the potential risks of leaving life-changing decisions to the hands of algorithms.

Get your free ticket here.

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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.

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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.