Konzerthalle Ulrichskirche

Christian-Wolff-Straße 2
06108 Halle (Saale)

Programm

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Into the Arctic Ice I Exclusive Preview

Photo exhibition I Esther Horvath I Germany I 2020 I Exclusive Preview

Award-winning photographer Esther Horvath has documented MOSAiC expedition in the Central Arctic Ocean for months.[...]

On the deck of the Polarstern, Esther Horvath has captured not only the most significant moments of the largest Arctic Ocean scientific research to collect datas about climate change, but also the daily life of the crew in the Arctic and extraordinary polar landscapes[...]

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The Human Element

Documentary I Matthew Testa I USA I 2018 I 80 Min I OV with German subtitles

The four elements water, earth, fire and air have long since been joined by a fifth: Man. Impressive images of natural disasters that influence mankind and are man-made at the same time. [...]

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The Reason I Jump | Preview Screening

Documentary I Jerry Rothwell I UK I 2020 I 82 Min I OV with German subtitles

When Naoki Higashida wrote about his life as an autistic – even though he cannot speak – the book became a bestseller. Jerry Rothwell has now made a documentary based on it. [...]

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Expedition Arktis I Exklusive Vorpremiere

Photo exhibition I Esther Horvath I Germany I 2020 I Exclusive Preview

Award-winning photographer Esther Horvath has documented MOSAiC expedition in the Central Arctic Ocean for months.[...]

On the deck of the Polarstern, Esther Horvath has captured not only the most significant moments of the largest Arctic Ocean scientific research to collect datas about climate change, but also the daily life of the crew in the Arctic and extraordinary polar landscapes[...]

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Now I Preview Screening

Documentary I Jim Rakete I Germany I 2020 I 79 Min I OV with German subtitles

Whatever must happen to stop climate change, it must happen now! Greta Thunberg and other young people make this clear time and again. How will the protests develop? [...]

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A discussion at the interface between activism, climate change, fiction and society

Frank Schätzing, bestselling author I Carla Reemtsma, Fridays for Future activist I Petra Ahne, editor, Berliner Zeitung

They are called climate rebels, but is it really rebellious to demand that politicians* listen to scientific evidence and address the climate goals? A discussion at the intersection of activism, climate change, Science fiction, and society. [...]

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Fighting for the truth / Terra X: A case for Lesch and Steffens I World Premiere

Documentary  I Stefan Schneider I Germany I 2020 I 45 Min I German

What happens when conspiracy theories suddenly seem as legitimate as scientific facts? Astrophysicist Harald Lesch and TV presenter Dirk Steffens explain why we have to act now. [...]

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Book Signing "Über Leben" | with Dirk Steffens and Fritz Habekuß

Dirk Steffens and Fritz Habekuß are signing their book "Über Leben: Zukunftsfrage Artensterben: Wie wir die Ökokrise überwinden".

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Expedition Arktis I Exklusive Vorpremiere

Photo exhibition I Esther Horvath I Germany I 2020 I Exclusive Preview

Award-winning photographer Esther Horvath has documented MOSAiC expedition in the Central Arctic Ocean for months.[...]

On the deck of the Polarstern, Esther Horvath has captured not only the most significant moments of the largest Arctic Ocean scientific research to collect datas about climate change, but also the daily life of the crew in the Arctic and extraordinary polar landscapes[...]

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Granting Nature Legal Rights: a path towards a balance between people and the natural world?

Fritz Habekuß, Editor at ZEIT, Author I Dirk Steffens (Terra X), Host, Science Journalist, Nature Filmmaker

What if we invite the river to take a seat in the courtroom?
The impact and the price that nature, and ultimately we humans, pay as a result of excessive exploitation and ruthless economic interests is becoming increasingly clear. More and more court rulings and laws around the world are granting rights to nature in order to protect and preserve it. A case study from the South down the Mississippi River [...]

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On Board of Polarstern

Insights into the world largest Arctic Expedition MOSAiC.
Experience the multidisciplinary nature of science, and storytelling, featuring the most unpredictable forces of nature at the epicenter of global warming.[...]

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Requiem for a Forest

Theaterplay I Das Theater des Anthropozän I Germany 2020 I 120 Min

A journey into the forests of prehistoric days, present and future.

The staged reading "Requiem for a Forest" pursues the forest motif from myth to poetry and songs to contemporary literature. These poetic contributions will be accompanied by registers and prose passages with tips for everyday life. Furthermore, the two scientists Antje Boetius and Kathrin Möller will report on the origins and the global function of the forest ecosystem as well as the current threats that it faces, especially in Germany.[...]

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Rebuilding Paradise | German Premiere

Documentary I Ron Howard I USA I 2020 I 95 Min I OV with German subtitles

The fire comes and within hours more than 80 people are dead, 50,000 lose their homes: Ron Howard's film documents a catastrophe. And shows people who develop almost superhuman powers. [...]

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Expedition Arktis I Exklusive Vorpremiere

Photo exhibition I Esther Horvath I Germany I 2020 I Exclusive Preview

Award-winning photographer Esther Horvath has documented MOSAiC expedition in the Central Arctic Ocean for months.[...]

On the deck of the Polarstern, Esther Horvath has captured not only the most significant moments of the largest Arctic Ocean scientific research to collect datas about climate change, but also the daily life of the crew in the Arctic and extraordinary polar landscapes[...]

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Expedition Arktis | Book signing Event | with Esther Horvath

"Measuring a shrinking world - with this aim, the MOSAiC expedition set off for the Arctic, the epicenter of climate change. The impressive pictures by award-winning photographer Esther Horvath document this unique project. [...]

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Science Blind Date - Kreative Begegnungen der Synapsen

Science meets science!
In this unprecedented get-together, two experts of their own field will meet for the very first time, and take you into uncharted territories, at the boundaries of human knowledge. Time to think outside the box, ask venturous questions - that's what science is all about. [...]

 

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The Cave

Documentary I Feras Fayyad I Syria, Denmark, Germany, USA, Qatar I 2019 I 95 Min I OmDU | Recommended age: 12 yrs.

Deep below ground, pediatrician Dr. Amani Ballour and colleagues have set up a secret hospital to be safe from the war. But Ballour's tireless efforts do not please everyone.

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Winner - Best International Documentary I Jim Allison: Breakthrough

Jim Allison: Breakthrough is the astounding, true story of one warm-hearted, stubborn man’s visionary quest to find a cure for cancer. Today, Jim Allison is a name to be reckoned with throughout the scientific world — a 2018 Nobel Prize winner for discovering the immune system’s role in defeating cancer — but for decades he waged a lonely struggle against the skepticism of the medical establishment and the resistance of Big Pharma.
Jim Allison: Breakthrough takes us into the inspiring and dramatic world of cutting-edge medicine, and into the heart of a true American pioneer, in a film that is both emotionally compelling and deeply entertaining.[...]