Nobody Wants The Night will open the festival Nobody Wants The Night will open the festival

The 65th edition of the festival will run from February 5 to 15. It will open with Isabel Coixet's Nobody Wants The Night. Retrospectives will include a section dedicated to the films of Wim Wenders and a celebration of Technicolor film.

The jury president will be director Darren Aronofsky.

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The Goalie’s Anxiety At The Penalty Kick
The Goalie’s Anxiety At The Penalty Kick
Following in the footsteps of a goalie after he is sent off in a game.
Diary Of A Chambermaid
Diary Of A Chambermaid
An alert servant works for a wealthy couple in rural France.
Story of a teenage girl living in the foothills of a volcano, who faces an arranged marriage but is won over by the charms of a plantation worker.
Eisenstein In Guanajuato
Eisenstein In Guanajuato
The 10 days that shook Eisenstein.
A teenager is faced with a suicide attempt by her disabled dad.
Fifteen distinct but interconnected chapters, shot in locations from Russia to New York City to Istanbul. Together, these build to a reckoning at the intersection of city symphony, diary, and essay film.
Adventures of a woman after she meets a group of young lads, over the course of a night.
A marriage torn apart by the disappearance of a child is reconnected as events offer closure, resurrecting emotions and a kind of hope
Taxi Tehran
Taxi Tehran
An Iranian director forbidden to make movies works as a taxi driver, and installs hidden cameras in his cab…
Paper Planes
Paper Planes
Boy from the Australian outishback competes in the world junior paper planes contest in Japan. Frankie should have sung a song.
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Berlin International Film Festival Features

Learning from history
Aferim! director Radu Jude on language, prejudice and seeing the past in the present.
All she surveys
Alex Ross Perry and Elisabeth Moss on women, laughter, food, insanity and Queen Of Earth
The first resistance
Oliver Hirschbiegel on 13 Minutes, Nazis and Georg Elser's assassination attempt on Hitler.
Blade Runners in Benidorm
Ion de Sosa and Chema García Ibarra talk about experimental sci-fi Androids Dream.
An Alabama Night in New York
Taking in Selma with Gay Talese and Culpepper Clark.
The Restoration of Oz
As The Wizard of Oz returns to delight a new generation, we explore the real magic of cinema. The film you'll see in cinemas now is clean and bright; but how was this achieved?

Berlin International Film Festival News

2016 Berlin Shooting Stars announced
Eight up-and-coming European acting talents celebrated.
Meryl Streep to head Berlin jury
Actress will preside over 66th edition.
Jafar Panahi's Taxi drives off with Golden Bear
Tom Courtenay and Charlotte Rampling take acting prizes in Berlin.

Filming sensations Mathieu Amalric on Pierre Léon, Jeanne Balibar and the sounds and colours of Barbara

Character arc Seth A Smith on filming with a two-year-old and bringing marbling to life in The Crescent

Keeping up appearances Marcello Martinessi on cultural conservatism and filmmaking honesty in The Heiresses

A different space Kelly Macdonald on working with Marc Turtletaub on Puzzle

Out of the past Susanna Nicchiarelli on Trine Dyrholm and the costume design in Nico, 1988

The iconic man Jonathan Baker on Becoming Iconic and Inconceivable

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