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BERLIN 2015 Panorama

The Panorama fiction section is now complete


- All in all, 34 films will be presented, representing 29 countries

The Panorama fiction section is now complete
Why Me? by Tudor Giurgiu

The main programme of the Panorama section at the 65th edition of the Berlin Film Festival, which is dedicated to fiction films, is now 100% complete. Twenty-two more features – including the opening film, Blue Blood by Brazilian director Lirio Ferreira – have been added to the titles already announced in the run-up to Christmas.

The Global South actually has a heavy presence in this second batch of titles. All in all, the Panorama fiction section boasts 34 films hailing from 29 countries.

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Here is the list of the films that have been added to the selection:

-De ce eu? (Why Me?) by Tudor Giurgiu (Romania/Bulgaria/Hungary)
-Härte (Tough Love) by Rosa von Praunheim (Germany)
-Ausência (Absence) by Chico Teixeira (Brazil/Chile/France)
-Sangue azul (Blue Blood) by Lirio Ferreira (Brazil)
-Bizarre by Étienne Faure (France/USA)
-Paridan az Ertefa Kam (A Minor Leap Down) by Hamed Rajabi (Iran/France)
-Petting Zooby Micah Magee (Germany/Greece/USA)
-The Summer of Sangailé by Alanté Kavaïté (Lithuania/France/Netherlands)
-Pionery-geroi (Pioneer Heroes) by Natalia Kudryashova (Russia)
-Angelica by Mitchell Lichtenstein (USA)
-Nasty Baby by Sebastián Silva (USA)
-Out of My Hand by Takeshi Fukunaga (USA)
-How To Win at Checkers (Every Time) by Josh Kim (Thailand/USA/Indonesia)
-600 Millas (600 Miles) by Gabriel Ripstein (Mexico), starring Tim Roth
-Que Horas Ela Volta? (The Second Mother) by Anna Muylaert (Brazil)
-El incendio (The Fire) by Juan Schnitman (Argentina)
-Mariposa (Butterfly) by Marco Berger (Argentina)
-al bahr min ouaraikoum (The Sea Is Behind) by Hicham Lasri (Morocco)
-Al-Hob wa Al-Sariqa wa Mashakel Ukhra (Love, Theft and Other Entanglements) by Muayad Alayan (Palestine)
-Necktie Youth by Sibs Shongwe-La Mer (South Africa)
-Onthakan (The Blue Hour) by Anucha Boonyawatana (Thailand)
-Zui Sheng Meng Si (Thanatos, Drunk) by Chang Tso-Chi (Taiwan) 

The titles announced in mid-December were:

The Last Summer of the Rich by Peter Kern (Austria)
Dora or the Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents by Stina Werenfels (Germany/Switzerland)
Dyke Hard by Bitte Andersson (Sweden)
Out of Nature [+see also:
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 by Ole Giæver and Marte Vold (Norway)
Murder in Pacot [+see also:
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 by Raoul Peck (France/Haiti/Norway)
54: The Director's Cut by Mark Christopher (USA)
I Am Michael by Justin Kelly (USA)
Ned Rifle by Hal Hartley (USA)
Chorus by François Delisle (Canada)
Paradise in Service by Doze Niu Chen-Zer (China/Taiwan)
Ode to My Father by JK Youn (South Korea)
Stories of Our Lives by Jim Chuchu (Kenya)

(Translated from French)

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