UFA Film Nights

Silent Film Classics with Live Musical Accompaniment

Open Air in the Heart of Berlin

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Bertelsmann and the UFA are proud to present the sixth UFA Film Nights in Berlin from August 24th to 26th: Three evenings of open-air screening of early cinematic masterpieces, against a spectacular backdrop, and accompanied by live music.

Wednesday, August 24th, 2016, Doors open: 8:30 p.m., Screening starts: 9:00 p.m.
DIE BERGKATZE (THE WILD CAT - 1921) by Ernst Lubitsch
Music: Trioglyzerin and the Deutsche Oper Berlin JazzCombo

Thursday, August 25th, 2016, Doors open: 8:30 p.m., Screening starts: 9:00 p.m.
UNHEIMLICHE GESCHICHTEN (UNCANNY STORIES - 1919) by Richard Oswald
Music: Northern Lights with actor Jonas Nay

Friday, August 26th, 2016, Doors open: 8:30 p.m., Screening starts: 9:00 p.m.
DER MÜDE TOD (DESTINY - 1921) by Fritz Lang
Music: DJ Raphaël Marionneau

 

Actress Caroline Peters (lead actor of the German TV series “Mord mit Aussicht”) will introduce the films on all three evenings.

The UFA Film Nights honor the former avant-garde of cinematography, whose clients at the time included the historic Ufa. They also provide access to the unique global cinematic legacy of the 1920s left by directors like Fritz Lang, Joe May, Friedrich Wilhelm Murnau, and Ernst Lubitsch, and visionary producers like Erich Pommer.