22nd International Silent Film Festival & Live Music

The 22nd International Festival for Silent Film and Live Music will take place from Thursday, January 25 to Sunday, January 28, 2024.
A total of eight films from over 100 years of film history will be screened, accompanied live by regional musicians with their own compositions.


Thu, January 25, 2024, 8 p.m.
The Artist
Director: Michel Hazanavicius

France 2011, 100 min
Musical accompaniment: Black [sheep in a] Box & Glaswald

Fri, January 26, 2024, 8 pm

Director: Anastasia Mikova & Yann Arthus-Bertrand
France 2020, 105 min
Musical accompaniment: Jutta Glaser (vocals), Angela Frontera (percussion), Anke Helfrich (piano)

Sat, January 27, 2024, 2 pm
The Lost Films of Laurel & Hardy
Angora Love
Director: Lewis R. Forster, USA 1929, 21 min
The Unfinished Prefab
Director: Clyde Bruckman, USA 1928, 20 min

The thing with the pants
Director: Leo McCarey, USA 1929, 20 min

Musical accompaniment: Martina and the Bowlers – Martina Heinstein (piano, accordion and flute), Jonathan Heinstein (drums), Paula Jähnisch (piano), Gregor Preuß (cello and piano)

Sat, January 27, 2024, 8 pm
Director: Pablo Berger
Spain/France 2012, 104 min
Musical accompaniment: Jutta Glaser (vocals), Jochen Sattler (percussion), Friedwart Goebels (piano)

Sun, January 28, 2024, 2 pm
The little rascals
Directed by Hal Roach
USA 1922-1928, 60 min
Musical accompaniment: Lily & Co – Lily Vardigans (percussion), Sophie Vardigans (violin), Amy Vardigans (violin), Julia Vardigans (piano)

Sun, January 28, 2024, 5 pm
Director: Tom Lowe
USA/United Arab Emirates 2018, 74 min
Musical accompaniment: Rio Kola Aufbau Projekt – Gerd Baier (piano), Holger Nesweda (drums), Mario Fadani (double bass & electronics)