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17. February 2017

Berlinale tidbits: Day 8

Tension mounts as the grand finale of the Berlinale grows closer. One Golden Bear has already been awarded.

16. February 2017

Berlinale tidbits: Day 7

Cinema for kids, a series from Berlin, a platform for African filmmakers. Impressions from the seventh day of the Festival.

15. February 2017

A “Boys’ Club” where gender equality simply isn’t an issue

Once again, the international film world will be all about bears for the next ten days, as the Berlinale 2017 has begun. Films from around the world …

14. February 2017

Berlinale Tidbits: Day 5

Who was seen on the red carpet, how good films can taste, and how safe it is at the Berlinale. Impressions from the fifth day of the Berlin Film Festival.

24. February 2016

Berlinale 2016: Favourite films of the Berlinale bloggers

„Théo et Hugo dans le même bateau“ | Regie: Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau | Foto (Ausschnitt): Maxence Germain © Ecce Films   International bloggers and film journalists followed …

24. February 2016

Golden bear: “Fuocoammare” comes out on top

Golden Bear for Best Film: “Fuocoammare” by Gianfranco Rosi | Photo (detail): © Berlinale   In awarding the Golden Bear to Gianfranco Rosi’s documentary film about …

23. February 2016

Women at the Berlinale: Disappointingly few female directors

After all, the International Jury has a strong presence of women | © Berlinale   Only two of the 21 competition entries of the Berlinale are from …

23. February 2016

German competition entry: “24 weeks” by Anne Zohra Berrached

“24 Weeks” by Anne Zohra Berrached | Photo (detail): © Friede Clausz   Germany might have had only one film in competition in Berlin this year, …

22. February 2016

Competition and honorary bear: German films at Berlinale

“24 Weeks” by Anne Zohra Berrached | Photo (detail): © Friede Clausz   Last year: Three Germans in Competition! New Wenders! New Dresen! New Herzog! What …

22. February 2016

“Muito Romantico”: Berlin on the screen

Muito Romântico | © Distruktur   “Muito Romântico”, a feature film by Melissa Dullius and Gustavo Jahn featuring in this year’s Forum Expanded section, is about …

21. February 2016

“Já, Olga Hepnarová” even desolation can shine

Michalina Olszanska | © Black Balance   This is a Berlinale packed with important issues, though for me there has only really been one question since …

21. February 2016

Brazil at the Berlinale 2016: Hoping for bears

“Das águas que passam” (Running Waters) by Diego Zon | © Berlinale   Six Brazilian feature films and short films and a video installation will be …

20. February 2016

Kenya in Berlin: How the Berlinale experience validates the novice

© Mugambi Nthiga   It’s been six days in Berlin. During this time, I’ve met new people, taken selfies next to historical sites, sampled new cuisine …

20. February 2016

Perspektive Deutsches Kino: Exciting Protagonists

“Lotte” by Julius Schultheiß | © Martin Neumeyer   The Perspektive showcases non-mainstream young German cinema for the fifteenth time.   This year, the Perspektive Deutsches …