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Review: Transit

Review: Transit

Interview: Lance Daly  • Director

Interview: Lance Daly • Director

Review: Dovlatov

Review: Dovlatov

Review: The Omission

Review: The Omission

Review: Daughter of Mine

Review: Daughter of Mine

BERLIN 2018: Following Sworn Virgin, Laura Bispuri returns to Berlin in competition with another film as sensitive as it is intelligent, about a girl stuck between her two mothers  

19/02 | Berlin 2018 | Competition

A great night for British film at the BAFTAs

A great night for British film at the BAFTAs

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri and The Shape of Water were the big winners at last night’s BAFTAs ceremony  

19/02 | BAFTA 2018

Review: Thirty Souls

Review: Thirty Souls

BERLIN 2018: Diana Toucedo captures reality and legend, presence and absence, and life and death in a double-sided film that is half-fiction, half-documentary  

19/02 | Berlin 2018 | Panorama

Tribune of European Filmmakers

Tribune of European Filmmakers

Creators weigh in on piracy, authors’ rights, country of destination, territoriality, support for MEDIA, taxation of FAANG companies and video platforms  

19/02 | Industry | Europe

Review: Infinite Football

Review: Infinite Football

BERLIN 2018: Corneliu Porumboiu’s deceptive documentary about football is a relevant discussion about a certain perspective on life  

19/02 | Berlin 2018 | Forum

Diana Toucedo  • Director

Interview: Diana Toucedo • Director

“I champion long research processes”

BERLIN 2018: With Thirty Souls, presented in Berlin’s Panorama, Spanish filmmaker Diana Toucedo walks us through the harmonious coexistence of life and death in her homeland  

19/02 | Berlin 2018 | Panorama

Review: Cobain

Review: Cobain

BERLIN 2018: Nanouk Leopold's new film is another subtle exploration of a family situation, except this time, the roles of parent and child are reversed  

19/02 | Berlin 2018 | Generation

Review: The Happy Prince

Review: The Happy Prince

BERLIN 2018: With his new film showing in the Berlinale Special section, Rupert Everett finally does Oscar Wilde to death  

19/02 | Berlin 2018 | Berlinale Special

Cédric Kahn  • Director

Interview: Cédric Kahn • Director

"The film is all about the rebuilding of social bonds"

BERLIN 2018: French filmmaker Cédric Kahn talks to us about his new film The Prayer, presented in competition at the 68th Berlin Film Festival  

18/02 | Berlin 2018 | Competition

Review: The Prayer

Review: The Prayer

BERLIN 2018: Cédric Kahn puts his name to an intense film about a young drug addict trying to shake off his dependency within a religious community  

18/02 | Berlin 2018 | Competition

Review: Transit

Review: Transit

BERLIN 2018: To stick with the theme of emigrants awaiting the continuation of their journey, in abandoning a two-level approach, Christian Petzold helms a film that ends up missing the boat  

18/02 | Berlin 2018 | Competition

Lance Daly  • Director

Interview: Lance Daly • Director

“The Great Famine has affected the whole country”

BERLIN 2018: We chatted to Irish director Lance Daly, whose Black 47, presented out of competition at the Berlin Film Festival, takes a closer look at the Great Famine  

18/02 | Berlin 2018 | Out of competition

Review: Dovlatov

Review: Dovlatov

BERLIN 2018: Aleksei German Jr returns to the Berlinale’s Main Competition with a retrograde portrait of the 1970s-era Soviet Union that says nothing new  

18/02 | Berlin 2018 | Competition

Review: The Omission

Review: The Omission

BERLIN 2018: Argentinian filmmaker Sebastián Schjaer's feature debut is a complex social story that requires the viewer to fill in the emotional blanks  

18/02 | Berlin 2018 | Panorama

Review: Eva

Review: Eva

BERLIN 2018: Benoît Jacquot delves into a world that is poisonous, opaque and strange, hinged on a game of mirrors between Gaspard Ulliel and Isabelle Huppert  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Competition

Review: Facing the Wind

Review: Facing the Wind

BERLIN 2018: Meritxell Colell Aparicio’s debut feature revolves around brushes with the past in a rural setting where silences and small gestures speak for themselves  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Forum

Review: The Waldheim Waltz

Review: The Waldheim Waltz

BERLIN 2018: Ruth Beckermann addresses the infamous 1986 Austrian presidential campaign and ends up with something more timely than one could ever have expected  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Forum

European Film Forum to discuss the future of MEDIA in Berlin

European Film Forum to discuss the future of MEDIA in Berlin

BERLIN 2018: The first European Film Forum of this year will take place on 19 February and will focus on the future of the European Union programme  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market

Review: The Heiresses

Review: The Heiresses

BERLIN 2018 : The first full-length film by Paraguayan director Marcelo Martinessi is a vast co-production that focuses on a muted epiphany  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Competition

Jagoda Szelc  • Director

Interview: Jagoda Szelc • Director

“Watching a film is a form of ritual”

BERLIN 2018: We talked to Jagoda Szelc, whose debut film, Tower. A Bright Day, has had its world premiere in the Berlinale’s Forum  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Forum

Review: Tower. A Bright Day

Review: Tower. A Bright Day

BERLIN 2018: Jagoda Szelc’s spectacular feature debut is an utterly immersive cinematic experience  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Forum

Review: Horizon

Review: Horizon

BERLIN 2018: The second film by Brides director Tinatin Kajrishvili is a layered exploration of the unbearable loss the hero feels after his wife leaves him  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Panorama

Review: Black 47

Review: Black 47

BERLIN 2018: In a well-meaning, if not entirely successful, feature presented out of competition at Berlin, Irish director Lance Daly takes on the Great Famine and ends up with a western  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Out of competition

The Match Factory seals a deal for Lukas Dhont’s debut, Girl

The Match Factory seals a deal for Lukas Dhont’s debut, Girl

BERLIN 2018: The winner of a Work in Progress Award at Les Arcs and CONNeXT has been added to the line-up of the German international sales agent  

17/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market/Germany

Review: When the War Comes

Review: When the War Comes

BERLIN 2018: Czech filmmaker Jan Gebert's first feature-length documentary about a Slovak paramilitary group is scary on many levels, although hardly surprising  

16/02 | Berlin 2018 | Panorama Dokumente

French sales agents make a barrage of announcements at Berlin

French sales agents make a barrage of announcements at Berlin

The EFM has got off to a flying start for Gaumont, Wild Bunch, SBS, StudioCanal, Memento, MK2, Indie Sales, Versatile, Bac, Wide, Loco Films and Celluloid Dreams  

16/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market/France

Italian sellers touch down at the Berlinale EFM

Italian sellers touch down at the Berlinale EFM

Rai Com, True Colours, Fandango Sales and Intramovies will be offering the very best of the Italian season, from Love and Bullets to Cinderella the Cat and Couch Potatoes  

16/02 | Berlin 2018 | Market/Italy

Decent 2017 figures for German cinemas

Decent 2017 figures for German cinemas

With the number of cinemas in Germany at a ten-year high, admissions and box-office takings show a slight but solid increase, as does the market share of German cinema  

16/02 | Box office | Germany

France’s tax credits riding high

France’s tax credits riding high

The CNC has unveiled its extremely positive appraisal of the reforms to the national and international film and audiovisual tax credits  

16/02 | Industry | France

Maike Mia Höhne  • Curator, Berlinale Shorts

Interview: Maike Mia Höhne • Curator, Berlinale Shorts

“The future is here. The short form has a lot more to offer!”

BERLIN 2018: Maike Mia Höhne, curator of Berlinale Shorts, gave us an insight into what we can look forward to in this year’s programme  

16/02 | Berlin 2018 | Shorts

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