OPENING CEREMONY

SCREENING OF "THE CABINET OF DR.CALIGARI"  WITH LIVE MUSIC

17/10 18:00 "Splendid Palace" Big hall

  

Pushing boundaries requires courage, which is why 2ANNAS festival wants to set an example and prepare both the guests of the festival and the audience for what to expect from this years' festival. The opening ceremony will have a screening of a transgressor - a cinematic masterpiece of the german expresionists accompanied by a live music performance - written especially for the film and the event. 

THE CABINET OF DR.CALIGARI/
DAS CABINET DES DR.CALIGARI
, Robert Wiene, horror, Germany, 1920, 77'

A sinister hypnotist travels the carnival circuit displaying a somnambulist named Cesare. In one tiny German town, a series of murders coincides with Caligari's visit. When the best friend of hero Francis is killed, the deed seems to be the outgrowth of a romantic rivalry over the hand of the lovely Jane. Francis suspects Caligari, but he is ignored …

Composer: Inita Jansone

Performed by: Marita Bērziņa (accordion), Jānis Fedotovs (vibraphone) un Inita Jansone (piano).

 

The restored version with English titles is screened with the support of the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau-Stiftung fond.