Das alte Gesetz, directed by E. A. Dupont, DE, 133 min., German with English subtitles, restored by Deutsche Kinemathek in 2018. Silent movie with live music. Starring Alicia Svigals (violin) and Donald Sosin (piano).
The film by Ewald André Dupont from 1923 tells a story of a son of a rabbi who wants to become and actor. It is one of the classic works of Weimar cinema. The silent film screening will be accompanied by live music played by a unique ensemble.
Alica Svigals is one of the leading violin players in style klezmer and a co-funder of the awarded group Klezmatics. She collaborated with Kronos Quartet, Allen Ginsberg, Robert Plant and Jimmy Page (Led Zeppelin). The piano player and composer Donald Sosin is one of the most famous composers of music for silent films. He played in Lincoln Centre, Museum of Modern Art in New York and various festivals of silent films around the world.
Organized by Goethe Institute.
entry: 6 €