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BERLIN 2017 Panorama

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Berlin unveils the remainder of the Panorama

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- The programme of the second-biggest section of the German gathering is now complete

Berlin unveils the remainder of the Panorama
The Misandrists by Bruce LaBruce

After the pre-Christmas announcement of the first films selected (see the article), followed by the completion of the documentary sidebar last week (see the article), 24 features, 15 of which are European (co-)productions, have just been added to the fiction programme of the Panorama section of the 67th Berlin Film Festival (9-19 February), which is made up of a main part, plus special screenings. All in all, the second-biggest section of the German gathering will host 51 films representing 43 countries, including 21 documentaries and 36 titles that will be having their world premiere. 

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Among the European movies that have just been added to the selection, this year organised according to two main themes (Europa, Europa and Black Worlds), we could mention Italy’s Luca Guadagnino (I Am Love [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Luca Guadagnino - director
film profile
]
A Bigger Splash [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Luca Guadagnino
film profile
]
), with the French-Italian co-production Call Me by Your Name [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
, adapted from the André Aciman novel in conjunction with James Ivory, as well as Bruce LaBruce with The Misandrists [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
, produced in Germany. The Panorama audiences will also see the presence of some familiar faces: Macedonia’s Teona Mitevska with When the Day Had No Name [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Teona Strugar Mitevska
film profile
]
, Norway’s Ole Giæver with From the Balcony [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Ole Giæver
film profile
]
 and his fellow countryman Erik Poppe with The King's Choice [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Erik Poppe
film profile
]
, the national box-office champ in 2016.

Meanwhile, Spaniard Eduardo Casanova will present his debut film, Skins, as will British filmmaker Francis Lee, who has been invited with God's Own Country [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Francis Lee
film profile
]
. Also featuring on the programme are Requiem for Mrs J [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Bojan Vuletić
film profile
]
 by Serbian director Bojan Vuletić, starring Mirjana Karanović, 1945 [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 by Hungary’s Ferenc Török, and the French-Belgian-Lebanese co-production Insyriated [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Philippe Van Leeuw
film profile
]
 by Philippe Van Leeuw, starring Hiam Abbass as a woman trapped in a flat while a war rages outside.

Panorama (new additions)

Call Me by Your Name [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - Luca Guadagnino (Italy/France)
1945 [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - Ferenc Török (Hungary)
Tiger Girl [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Jakob, Tom Lass
film profile
]
Jakob Lass (Germany)
The Misandrists [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
Bruce LaBruce (Germany)
Fluidø [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 - Shu Lea Cheang (Germany)
God's Own Country [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Francis Lee
film profile
]
 - Francis Lee (UK)
Skins [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Eduardo Casanova
film profile
]
 - Eduardo Casanova (Spain)
Requiem for Mrs J [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Bojan Vuletić
film profile
]
Bojan Vuletić (Serbia/Bulgaria/Macedonia/Russia/France)
When the Day Had No Name [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Teona Strugar Mitevska
film profile
]
 - Teona Mitevska (Macedonia/Belgium/Slovenia)
From the Balcony [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Ole Giæver
film profile
]
Ole Giaever (Norway)
The King's Choice [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Erik Poppe
film profile
]
 - Erik Poppe (Norway/Sweden/Denmark/Ireland)
Hostages [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
Rezo Gigineishvili (Russia/Georgia/Poland)
Insyriated [+see also:
film review
trailer
film focus
interview: Philippe Van Leeuw
film profile
]
 - Philippe Van Leeuw (Belgium/France/Lebanon)
Headbang Lullaby [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - Hicham Lasri (Morocco/France/Qatar/Lebanon)
Ciao Ciao [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
Song Chuan (China/France)
Inflame [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
Ceylan Özgün Özçelik (Turkey)
The Taste of Betel NutHu Jia (Hong Kong/China)
Berlin Syndrome - Cate Shortland (Australia)
One Thousand RopesTusi Tamasese (New Zealand)
Just Like Our Parents -  Laís Bodanzky (Brazil)
Discreet - Travis Mathews (USA)
Ghost in the Mountains - Yang Heng (China)
Close-KnitNaoko Ogigami (Japan)
VayaAkin Omotoso (South Africa)
Venus - Filly the Lesbian Little FairySávio Leite (Brazil) (short film/supporting film)

Panorama (previously announced titles)

The Wound [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - John Trengove (South Africa/Germany/Netherlands/France)
The Surge [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 - Daniela Thomas (Brazil/Portugal)
Pendular [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
 - Julia Murat (Brazil/Argentina/France)
Centaur [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - Aktan Arym Kubat (Kyrgyzstan/France/Germany/Netherlands)
Honeygiver Among the Dogs - Dechen Roder (Bhutan)

(Translated from French)

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