"Ahead of us, the future. #unitedbyknowledge". This year SILBERSALZ will be back in the summer again. From 15 - 19 June there will once again be films, talks, exhibitions and live events. The complete programme is now online. We are looking forward to seeing you!




Rethinking Economy and Growth

Do we need new values? Start-up founder Waldemar Zeiler, Niko Paech, professor of post-growth economics, and activist Annemarie Botzki discuss solutions for a sustainable economy and society. This talk is in German.

Language in conversation

We need to talk. About the power and limits of language. Kübra Gümüşay, author of the bestseller " Sprache und Sein" (Language and Being) in an exchange with Leyla Jagiella. This talk is in German.

High below to deep above - scientific encounters between space and the deep sea

Research is also a question of justice, as Antje Boetius and Suzanna Randall know. The two researchers in a conversation, moderated by Petra Ahne. The talk is in German.

SILBERSALZ Festival Program 2022
Thu, 12th May 2022

The festival programme is released!

The festival program of SILBERSALZ Festival 2022 is released! Plan your festival days now: From films to talks, gripping live events, and interactive exhibitions. All events are free of charge.
SILBERSALZ Science & Media Awards (credit: Joachim Blobel)
Tue, 3rd May 2022

SILBERSALZ Science & Media Awards –The nominees are revealed!

Our pre-jury selected their nominees for the SILBERSALZ Science & Media Awards (in partnership with Jackson Wild). Science stories that impressed with their outstanding science storytelling. [...]
SILBERSALZ Festival 2022: 15. - 19.6.2022 in Halle (Saale)
Fri, 29th Apr 2022

Opening on 15 June 2022 in Halle (Saale)

For the opening, the brass band "Frohe Zukunft" from Halle will be performing in front of the installation "Fantastic Planet" at the Ziegelwiese. This year's festival motto: "Ahead of us the future. #knowledgeunited"!

A project of Documentary Campus & The Robert Bosch Stiftung