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Berlin 2019

Review: Varda by Agnès

Review: Varda by Agnès

BERLIN 2019: Agnès Varda talks us through her career in the format of a master class, with conversation, illustration and panache  

16/02 | Berlin 2019 | Out of Competition

Agnieszka Holland  • Director of Mr. Jones

Interview: Agnieszka Holland • Director of Mr. Jones

“Many people wouldn’t have learned about the Holocaust if it hadn’t been for cinema”

BERLIN 2019: We met up with Polish auteur Agnieszka Holland to talk about untold stories, journalism and the power of cinema in the context of her competition entry Mr. Jones  

16/02 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Synonyms is synonymous with the Golden Bear

Synonyms is synonymous with the Golden Bear

BERLIN 2019: Israel’s Nadav Lapid has scooped the top Bear with his Parisian tale of transformation, during a ceremony where Europe and Germany shone  

16/02 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Review: It Could Have Been Worse - Mario Adorf

Review: It Could Have Been Worse - Mario Adorf

BERLIN 2019: German documentary filmmaker Dominik Wessely offers up the interesting and subjective journey of actor Mario Adorf as he travels though over half a century of international cinema  

16/02 | Berlin 2019 | Berlinale Special

Stupid Young Heart and A Colony win the Crystal Bears in Berlin’s Generation

Stupid Young Heart and A Colony win the Crystal Bears in Berlin’s Generation

BERLIN 2019: House of Hummingbird received the Grand Prix of the international jury in the 14plus section, while A First Farewell won it in the Kplus section  

16/02 | Berlin 2019 | Generation 14plus/Generation Kplus/Awards

Review: Beauty and Decay

Review: Beauty and Decay

BERLIN 2019: Annekatrin Hendel’s portrait of three loveable GDR rebels leaves us wanting quite a bit more  

16/02 | Berlin 2019 | Panorama

Review: Homing

Review: Homing

BERLIN 2019: Helvécio Marins Jr’s debut as a solo director is a rural drama about how cowboys coexist with the wilds of nature in the Brazilian pampas  

16/02 | Berlin 2019 | Forum

Roberto Saviano  • Author

Interview: Roberto Saviano • Author

“The more they want me to keep silent, the more I talk”

BERLIN 2019: Cineuropa met up with Italian author Roberto Saviano to discuss Piranhas, the newest adaptation of one of his novels  

16/02 | Berlin 2019 | Competition

Berlin's FIPRESCI Prize goes to Synonyms

Berlin's FIPRESCI Prize goes to Synonyms

BERLIN 2019: Stitches received the Europa Cinemas Label, while 37 Seconds and Talking About Trees got the Audience Awards in the Panorama section  

16/02 | Berlin 2019 | Awards

André Téchiné  • Director of Farewell to the Night

Interview: André Téchiné • Director of Farewell to the Night

"I was interested in taking a cold, hard document and turning it into a work of fiction”

BERLIN 2019: André Téchiné talks to us about Farewell to the Night, a film screened out of competition in Berlin which sees a grandmother facing up to her grandson’s desire to become a jihadi  

15/02 | Berlin 2019 | Out of Competition