The 63rd Berlin International Film Festival has an exciting line-up of films and events including new work from across the globe. Opening with Wong Kar Wai's acclaimed martial arts drama The Grandmaster, it also includes the latest work from banned Iranian director Jafar Panahi.

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A Boy and his brother find their fantasy version of their dad is somewhat different to the real deal.
No Man's Land
No Man's Land
A former mercenary confesses to the brutal acts for which he is responsible.
Closed Curtain
Closed Curtain
A writer and his dog retreat to a coastal villa only to have their peace disturbed by two siblings fleeing the police.
The story of a woman shut away by her family for 25 years, who became a published poet, politician and activist.
The Strange Little Cat
The Strange Little Cat
An intimate look at a family preparing to eat dinner togather in a Berlin apartment.
A frustrated woman secretly becomes a lesbian escort.
Mother, I Love You
Mother, I Love You
Desperate not to disappoint his mother, an introverted boy gets into increasingly difficult situations.
An Episode In The Life Of An Iron Picker
An Episode In The Life Of An Iron Picker
Life becomes desperate for a scrap merchant when his pregnant wife needs medical help they can't afford.
Vic + Flo Saw a Bear
Vic + Flo Saw a Bear
A couple, one of whom is just out of prison, hide away in a house in the woods until the past comes calling for them.
Interior. Leather Bar.
Interior. Leather Bar.
An attempt to recreate 40 minutes of gay bdsm-focused footage cut from William Friedkin's 1980 crime thriller Cruising.
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Berlin International Film Festival Features

Inner felines
Ramon Zürcher on the mysteries of The Strange Little Cat.
Danger man
Denis Côté on ambiguity, surprise and risk-taking in Vic + Flo Saw A Bear.
Nature of man
David Gordon Green on Prince Avalanche, the environment and listening to the silence.
All about Gloria
Sebastián Lelio and Paulina García on their new film.
The precision of a master
Wong Kar Wai on making The Grandmaster
Martin Scorsese supports The Grandmaster
Director lends his name to Wong Kar Wai's film.
The real deal
Paulina García on playing Gloria
Rock on
Yariv Horowitz on Rock The Casbah and trying to bring together Arab and Israeli audiences.
Reaching For The Moon
Bruno Barreto on his poetic tale of love.
Red Obsession puts a spell on you
Conversations with David Roach and Warwick Ross.

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