19:00 Lecture 1:
by Elif Rongen of the EYE Filmmuseum
Introduction to the world and the beginning of the silent film. From the first screenings to the heydays. All program’s of the festival will be mentioned. Interesting for connoisseurs, but especially for those who are new to the world of silent film.
(Freely accessible with any ticket for the festival. Beware that there is limitid seating!)
20:00 Program 1: Opening Night
PARANORA (NL 2014) 2’37”
Animations and live musical accompaniment: Anne-Maartje Lemereis
FAUST (DE 1926)
F.W. Murnau, 107′
The classic story of Faust in a true masterpiece by F.W. Murnau (director of a.o. Nosferatu). The demon Mephistoles has a wager with God with the ruling over earth at stake. Can he change a rightious man into godless?
A spectaculair opening of the festival!
Hosted by festival director Daan van den Hurk and film historic David Robinson.
Live musical accompaniment: Daan van den Hurk (piano). Frank van der Star (drums)
Langauge: German with English subtitles
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