Berlinale | Deutschland Blog - Part 2


15. February 2017

#Berlinale17: Wolves & Revolutionaries

2016 was a great Berlinale year. Meryl Streep as opinionated jury president, a George Clooney-starring new Coen brothers film as opener, and Fassbinder-cum-Hollywood cinematographer Michael Ballhaus as …

15. February 2017

Brazil sets sights on golden Bear

Brazil is making its mark at the Berlinale by showing films in the most important sections of the programme. The feature film “Joaquim” by Marcelo Gomes will …

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.

14. February 2017

Berlinale tidbits: Day 2 to 4

Who was spotted on the red carpet, the highlights on show in cinemas, and how to achieve the Berlinale look. Snapshots from the first weekend of the …

14. February 2017

“The Other Side of Hope” is more topical than ever

Everyone says it’s the favourite. And it is almost inevitable: Aki Kaurismaki is the quintessential “festival” director – one of those directors both jury and public can’t …

14. February 2017

Hot Jazz and Scalding History

The first sounds in Django arise, unsurprisingly, from a guitar; however the sight accompanying the jaunty strummed refrains proves far from harmonious. As gypsies gather in a …

13. February 2017

Berlinale-Blogger 2017

About the Project Berlin will be playing host to the world of film when the 67th Berlinale comes to town from 9 to 19 February 2017. On …

10. February 2017

Berlinale tidbits: Day 1

Where stars and cinema lovers meet: The Berlinale presents over 400 films and film premieres. First impressions  The stage is set for the Berlin International 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 …

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 …

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 …