Our RETROSPECTIVE focuses on discovering the possibilities of cinema through a look into the past – with a different focus every year.

Whether rough diamonds, pearls or classics of cinema history - in the RETROSPECTIVE we show you special historical works in 35-millimetre projections and digital restorations. It combines tradition and the present, places the festival in the context of what has gone before and champions cinematic heritage. The films offer us insights into different ways of shaping a theme, historical development phases of the medium or national cinematographies. At the same time, content-related cross-connections to current and former festival contributions become recognisable again and again.

Let's look back together at previous retrospectives:

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