The film archive of the HfG Karlsruhe collects the cinematic works of HfG graduates. From the early 90s to the present, the negatives of all HfG films are stored here. In addition, the collection includes classics of International Cinema in 35mm and 16mm formats, as well as trailers, commercials and historical newsreels. In total, the collection includes over 1000 rolls of film. In addition, the collection includes over 8000 films from national and international cinema and television history on digital media. All materials in the collection are available for viewing or loan by appointment.

Kino im Blauen Salon supports the FIAF program Don't Throw Film Away! and the international campaign Save Film!