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BERLIN 2017 Competition/Berlinale Special

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Finishing touches put to Berlin’s Competition and Berlinale Special

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- The main section of the world-famous German event will be hosting 22 world premieres this year

Finishing touches put to Berlin’s Competition and Berlinale Special
Catherine Deneuve and Catherine Frot in The Midwife by Martin Provost (© Michael Crotto)

The Competition and Berlinale Special of the 67th Berlin International Film Festival are now complete. Eighteen of the 24 films selected for the main section will be competing for the Golden and Silver Bears, while 22 of the films will have their world premieres at the festival.

The Berlinale Special will present recent works by contemporary filmmakers, documentaries and extraordinary formats, as well as brand-new series from around the world.

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Here is the list of the latest additions to the Competition, Berlinale Special and Berlinale Special Series sections: 

Competition (new films selected)

Have a Nice Day (Hao ji le) - Liu Jian (China)

Competition (previously announced)

Return to Montauk [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Volker Schlöndorff (Germany/France/Ireland)
Bright Nights [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Thomas Arslan
film profile
]
 - Thomas Arslan (Germany/Norway)
Wilde Maus [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Josef Hader
film profile
]
Josef Hader (Austria)
Joaquim [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Marcelo Gomes (Brazil/Portugal)
On the Beach at Night Alone - Hong Sangsoo (South Korea)
Mr. Long [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
Sabu (Japan/Germany/Hong Kong/China/Taiwan)
Ana, mon amour [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Călin Peter Netzer
film profile
]
Calin Peter Netzer (Romania/Germany/France)
On Body and Soul [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Ildiko Enyedi
film profile
]
 - Ildiko Enyedi (Hungary)
Beuys [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - Andres Veiel (Germany) (documentary)
Colo [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Teresa Villaverde
film profile
]
Teresa Villaverde (Portugal/France)
Felicity [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Alain Gomis
film profile
]
Alain Gomis (France/Senegal/Belgium/Germany/Lebanon)
The Party [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Sally Potter
film profile
]
Sally Potter (United Kingdom)
Spoor [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Agnieszka Holland
interview: Zofia Wichlacz
film profile
]
 - Agnieszka Holland (Poland/Germany/Czech Republic/Sweden/Slovakia)
The Other Side of Hope [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Aki Kaurismäki
film profile
]
 - Aki Kaurismäki (Finland)
Una mujer fantástica [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Sebastián Lelio (Chile/Germany/United States/Spain)
The DinnerOren Moverman (United States)
Django [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
Q&A: Etienne Comar
film profile
]
- Etienne Comar (France) (opening film)

Out of competition (new films selected)

Final Portrait [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Stanley Tucci (United Kingdom/France)
The Midwife [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Martin Provost
film profile
]
Martin Provost (France/Belgium)

Out of competition (previously announced)

T2: Trainspotting [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Danny Boyle
film profile
]
 - Danny Boyle (United Kingdom)
Viceroy’s House [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - Gurinder Chadha (India/United Kingdom)
The Bar [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Alex de la Iglesia
film profile
]
 - Alex de la Iglesia (Spain) 
LoganJames Mangold (USA)

Berlinale Special (new films selected)

Maudie [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Aisling Walsh (Canada/Ireland)
The Lost City of Z - James Gray (USA)
the bombKevin Ford, Smriti Keshari, Eric Schlosser (USA)
Devil’s Freedom (La libertad del Diablo) - Everardo González (Mexico)
Close Up (Nema-ye nazdik) - Abbas Kiarostami (Iran)
The Trial: The State of Russia vs Oleg Sentsov [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
- Askold Kurov (Estonia/Poland/Czech Republic)

Berlinale Special (previously announced)

Bye Bye Germany [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - Sam Garbarski (Germany/Luxembourg/Belgium)
In Times of Fading Light [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 - Matti Geschonneck (Germany)
A Prominent Patient [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - Julius Sevcík (Czech Republic/Slovakia)
The Queen of Spain [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Fernando Trueba
film profile
]
Fernando Trueba (Spain)
The Young Karl Marx [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Raoul Peck (France/Germany/Belgium)
Last Days in Havana [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Fernando Pérez (Cuba/Spain)
Eight Hours Don’t Make a DayRainer Werner Fassbinder (Germany)

Berlinale Special Series 

4 BlocksMarvin Kren (Germany)
Below the SurfaceKasper Barfoed (Denmark/Germany)
Black SpotThierry Poiraud, Julien Despaux (France/Belgium)
The Same Sky (Der gleiche Himmel) – Oliver Hirschbiegel (Germany/Czech Republic)
PatriotSteve Conrad (USA/Czech Republic)
SS-GBPhilipp Kadelbach (UK)

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