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FESTIVALS Germany

German films at Turin and Stockholm

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A number of German (co)productions feature at this year’s Turin Film Festival (November 23-December 1), beginning with Neandertal by Ingo Haeb and Jan Christoph Glaser, selected in the international competition section Torino 25.

Leopold Gruen’s documentary The Red Elvis [+see also:
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will screen in The State of Things. The Zone, a section of international, out-of-competition films that have not yet been released in Italy, will be presenting the Israeli-German co-production Invisible Harmonies by Ran Slavin. The festival will also show Irina Palm [+see also:
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by Sam Garbarski (see Focus) in the Premieres showcase.

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The program will be rounded off with a retrospective dedicated to Wim Wenders, presenting all of his works from the shorts through to his most recent film. Moreover, the films One Who Set Forth: Wim Wenders' Early Years by Marcel Wehn and She's a Part of Me by Mahmoud Behraznia will also be shown as part of this showcase.

The 18th Stockholm International Film festival (November 15-25) will be showing the documentary Comrades In Dreams by Uli Gaulke in the Collage sidebar.

Four other German films will be screening in Open Zone: Baltasar Kormakur’s Jar City [+see also:
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, Volker Schloendorff’s Ulzhan [+see also:
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, Christian Petzold’s Yella [+see also:
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, and short film Mammal by Astrid Rieger.

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