The 66th international Berlin Film Festival has a strong line-up focused on European film.

The festival runs from 11 to 21 February.

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The Seasons In Quincy
The Seasons In Quincy
Four film essays about the much loved artist and storyteller.
Chi-Raq
Chi-Raq
Lysistrata re-envisioned through an outbreak of street violence between black gangs.
Fire At Sea
Fire At Sea
A documentary looking at the inhabitants of Lampedusa and the desperate attempts made by refugees to reach the island.
Things To Come
Things To Come
A philosophy teacher soldiers through her life being turned upside down on all fronts.
Zero Days
Zero Days
An investigation into Stuxnet and cyber security issues.
Embrace Of The Serpent
Embrace Of The Serpent
The story of the relationship between an Amazonian shaman and two scientists who, decades apart, search the Amazon for a sacred healing plant.
Midnight Special
Midnight Special
A man takes his eight year old son on a special journey.
Hail, Caesar!
Hail, Caesar!
Capitol Pictures is about to complete its biggest film of the year, but its star has been kidnapped. Can the studio fixer solve the problem in time?
Working Girl
Working Girl
A humble secretary, betrayed by her boss, makes the most of a brief time left in charge to pursue her own ambitions in the world of high finance.
Bram Stoker's Dracula
Bram Stoker's Dracula
A loose adaptation of Bram Stoker's novel, with the vampire Count seeking the reincarnation of his lost love.
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Berlin International Film Festival Features

Mysterious island
Gianfranco Rosi on the Lampedusa crisis and uniting two worlds in Fire At Sea.
The storyteller's tale
Colin MacCabe on The Seasons In Quincy: Four Portraits Of John Berger.
Finding salvation
Jeff Nichols on faith, selfishness, parenthood and Midnight Special.
In nomine patris
Jaeden Lieberher, Jeff Nichols and Michael Shannon on what's in a name in Midnight Special.
Round about midnight
Michael Shannon on Midnight Special and expanding his horizons.
Feature : Sigourney Weaver interview
International star Sigourney Weaver reminisces on her previous work, and her fondness for comedy

Berlin International Film Festival News

Fuocoammare wins Golden Bear
Italian refugee documentary takes top prize in Berlin
Hail Caesar to open Berlinale
Joel and Ethan Coen return to festival.
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In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.

A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.

Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.

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