SILBERSALZ Science & Media Festival 2020

14.10 - 18.10.2020, Halle (Saale)

SILBERSALZ Science & Media Festival - from 14.10. to 18.10.2020
With a diverse program of films, lectures, and exhibitions, the SILBERSALZ Science & Media Festival is focusing on the many aspects of planet earth. The free audience program is accompanied by the international SILBERSALZ conference at the renowned National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina.
For the first time, the SILBERSALZ Science & Media Awards – in cooperation with Jackson Wild – will also honor creative and stimulating media projects in science communication.


Thu 15 October

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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Jawline

Documentary I Liza Mandelup I USA I 2019 I 99 Min I OV with German subtitles

Austyn Tester has more than 20,000 followers on Instagram. But offline, his life is difficult. A documentary about growing up and the current version of the "American Dream". [...]

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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. [...]

Fri 16 October

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[...]

Sat 17 October

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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Stars by the Pound

Fiction I Marie-Sophie Chambon I France I 2018 I 88 Min I OV with German subtitles

Lois is heavily overweight. But in her dreams, the 16-year-old can fly: she is determined to become an astronaut. A plan that can hardly be realized. Until Lois finds new friends. [...]

 

Sun 18 October

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Im Steinbruch der Zeit

At the Abyss of Time I Guided Tour I Geology Exhibition I Franckesche Stiftungen I 60 Min

What stones tell us about our past and future? Where does this knowledge come from? In the distant future, if living creatures had decided to investigate what has shaped our present life, and dig through sediment layers, what would have they found? What materials, remains, residues, minerals would they discover? What would they call our present Earth era? [...]

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The Biggest Little Farm

Documentary I John Chester I USA I 2018 I 92 Min I 

A big city couple wants to start a farm in the country. This cannot go well. Or can it? John Chester documents his farm life from forest fire worries to piglet happiness.

 

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Little Girl I Preview Screening

Documentary I Sébastien Lifshitz I France I 2020 I 85 Min I OV with German subtitles

At school, at birthdays and during dance lessons - Sasha is in a bad mood everywhere because she does not fit into traditional thinking patterns due to her transidentity. Where can she and her family get help? [...]