The Sound of Cologne - Filmpremiere
A Kristina Schippling Film
In cooperation with TelevisorTroika we will show the premiere of the documentary film "The Sound of Cologne" (DE 2022 - 98' - English/German with English subtitles). The director Kristina Schippling and some of the protagonists of the film will be present.
Time travel to the heartland of electronic music: A journey through the history of electronic music from Cologne - from the 50s until today. The film follows the roots of the invention of new music from the Electronic Studio of the WDR, Stockhausen, CAN, Kompakt, A-Musik to the lively and diverse club scene of today.
With artists:inside like Irmin Schmidt, Jaki Liebezeit and Holger Czukay from CAN, Mouse on Mars, Gregor Schwellenbach, Niobe, Wolfgang Voigt, Michael Mayer, Barnt, Lena Willickens, Fr. Reichert - a mesmerizing portrait of a city where everyone is somehow connected: Direct lines of inspiration can be drawn over several decades and different music scenes are indeed closely connected through influential clubs, labels and record stores.
Immerse yourself in the inseparable relationship between electronic music and Cologne's soundscape and architecture.
A production of TelevisorTroika GmbH, supported by Film- und Medienstiftung NRW.
With Niobe, Michael Mayer, Irmin Schmidt, Wolfgang Voigt, Lena Willikens, Helmut Zerlett
Director: Kristina Schippling
Producer: Michael P. Aust
Cinematography: Nicole Wegner, Kristina Schippling
Editing: Nicole Wegner
Sound design + original music: Markus Aust
Sound mixing: Christoph Hundt
Screenplay: Sarah Schygulla
Concept and idea: Michael P. Aust
International distribution: TelevisorTroika
Domestic distribution Germany: Real Fiction