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BERLIN 2016 Forum

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44 films selected for the Berlinale Forum

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- The European contingent is spearheaded by directors such as Eugène Green, Bence Fliegauf and Guillaume Nicloux

44 films selected for the Berlinale Forum
The Son of Joseph by Eugène Green

The 46th Berlinale Forum, part of the 66th Berlin Film Festival (11-21 February 2016), will show a total of 44 films in its main programme, 34 of which are world premieres, nine international premieres and one a European premiere.

The European contingent is spearheaded by the eagerly awaited new films by directors such as Eugène Green (with The Son of Joseph [+see also:
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, the story of a son who wants to find out the identity of his father, and whose investigations lead him to the God-like figure of the Parisian literary world, played by Mathieu Amalric), Bence Fliegauf (Lily Lane [+see also:
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, about the relationship between a mother and her young son, inextricably linked to stories and fantasy) and Guillaume Nicloux (who sends Gérard Depardieu into the woods as a solitary hunter in The Wandering [+see also:
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).

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A raft of other films from Europe will be screened in the section, such as Philip Scheffner’s Havarie [+see also:
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 and And-Ek Ghes... [+see also:
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(co-directed by Colorado Velcu), Rachel Lang’s Baden Baden [+see also:
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, Axel Koenzen’s Deadweight, [+see also:
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Ognjen Glavonić’s Depth Two [+see also:
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, Ruth Beckermann’s The Dreamed Ones [+see also:
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, Nikolaus Geyrhalter’s Homo sapiens [+see also:
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, Adrian Sitaru’s Illegitimate [+see also:
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, Volker Koepp’s Piece of Land [+see also:
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, Petr Vaclav’s We Are Never Alone [+see also:
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 Hugo Vieira da Silva’s An Outpost of Progress, Maya Kosa and Sergio da Costa’s Rio Corgo [+see also:
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, Moritz Siebert, Estephan Wagner and Abou Bakar Sidibé’s Those Who Jump [+see also:
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, Nikola Ljuca’s Humidity [+see also:
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and Måns Månsson’s The Yard. A host of European co-productions round off the selection.

Forum:

A Magical Substance Flows into Me [+see also:
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 - Jumana Manna (Palestinian Territories/United Kingdom/United Arab Emirates)
In the Last Days of the City [+see also:
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 (Akher ayam el madina)
- Tamer El Said (Egypt/Germany/United Kingdom/United Arab Emirates)
And-Ek Ghes... [+see also:
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 - Colorado Velcu, Philip Scheffner (Germany)
A Road (Aru michi) - Daichi Sugimoto (Japan)
Baden Baden [+see also:
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 - Rachel Lang (Belgium/France)
Barakah Meets Barakah (Barakah yoqabil Barakah) - Mahmoud Sabbagh (Saudi Arabia)
Between Fences [+see also:
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 (Bein gderot)
- Avi Mograbi (Israel/France)
The Wandering [+see also:
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 - Guillaume Nicloux (France)
Deadweight [+see also:
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 - Axel Koenzen (Germany/Finland)
Depth Two (Dubina dva) [+see also:
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- Ognjen Glavonić (Serbia)
Eldorado XXI [+see also:
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- Salomé Lamas (Portugal/France)
Elixir - Daniil Zinchenko (Russian Federation)
Fantastic - Offer Egozy (USA)
City of Jade (Fei cui zhi cheng) - Midi Z (Taiwan/Myanmar)
The Son of Joseph [+see also:
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 - Eugène Green (France/Belgium)
The Dreamed Ones [+see also:
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(Die Geträumten)
- Ruth Beckermann (Austria)
Havarie [+see also:
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 - Philip Scheffner (Germany)
Hee
 - Kaori Momoi (Japan)
Homo sapiens [+see also:
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 - Nikolaus Geyrhalter (Austria)
How Heavy This Hammer - Kazik Radwanski (Canada)
Illegitimate [+see also:
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interview: Adrian Sitaru
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 (Ilegitim
) - Adrian Sitaru (Rumania/Poland/France)
Inertia - Idan Haguel (Israel)
Kate Plays Christine - Robert Greene (USA)
Piece of Land (Landstück) - Volker Koepp (Germany)
Old Stone (Lao Shi) - Johnny Ma (People’s Republic of China/Canada)
Lily Lane [+see also:
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 (Liliom Ösvény)
- Bence Fliegauf (Hungary)
A Maid for Each [+see also:
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 (Makhdoumin)
- Maher Abi Samra (Lebanon/France/Norway)
Houses without Doors (Manazil bela abwab) - Avo Kaprealian (Syria/Lebanon)
Panamerican Machinery [+see also:
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 - Joaquín del Paso (Mexico/Poland)
We Are Never Alone [+see also:
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interview: Petr Vaclav
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 (Nikdy nejsme sami)
- Petr Vaclav (Czech Republic/France)
P.S. Jerusalem - Danae Elon (Canada)
An Outpost of Progress - Hugo Vieira da Silva (Portugal)
The Revolution Won’t Be Televised - Rama Thiaw (Senegal)
Rio Corgo - Maya Kosa, Sergio da Costa (Switzerland/Portugal)
Those Who Jump [+see also:
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 - Moritz Siebert, Estephan Wagner, Abou Bakar Sidibé (Denmark)
Short Stay - Ted Fendt (USA)
Ta’ang - Wang Bing (Hong Kong/France)
Tales of Two Who Dreamt - Andrea Bussmann, Nicolás Pereda (Canada/Mexico)
Tempestad - Tatiana Huezo (Mexico)
Dust Cloth (Toz bezi) [+see also:
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interview: Ahu Öztürk
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- Ahu Öztürk (Turkey/Germany)
Trivisa - Frank Hui, Vicky Wong, Jevons Au (Hong Kong/China)
Humidity (Vlažnost) [+see also:
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interview: Nikola Ljuca
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- Nikola Ljuca (Serbia/the Netherlands/Greece)
The Yard [+see also:
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- Måns Månsson (Sweden/Germany)
Life after Life (Zhī fán yè mào) - Zhang Hanyi (People’s Republic of China)

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