Berlin International Film Festival 2017

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The Other Side Of Hope The Other Side Of Hope
The Other Side Of Hope and On Body And Soul
Angry Inuk (Country: Canada; Year: 2016; Director: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril; Writer: Alethea Arnaquq-Baril)
An Inuk filmmaker takes a close look at the central role of seal hunting in the lives of the Inuit.
Animals (Tiere) (Country: Switzerland, Austria, Poland; Year: 2017; Director: Greg Zglinski; Writer: Jörg Kalt, Greg Zglinski; Stars: Birgit Minichmayr, Philipp Hochmair, Mona Petri, Mehdi Nebbou, Michael Ostrowski)
Reality starts to shift after a couple take a break to try to rebuild their marriage.
The Artificial Humours (Os Humores Artificiais) (Country: Portugal; Year: 2016; Director: Gabriel Abrantes)
The love story of Jo, an indigenous girl belonging to the Yawalapiti tribe from the Amazon Basin and Andy Coughmann, a robot who becomes a famous stand-up comedian in São Paulo.
Back For Good (Country: Germany; Year: 2016; Director: Mia Spengler; Writer: Stefanie Schmitz, Mia Spengler; Stars: Kim Riedle, Juliane Köhler, Leonie Wesselow, Nicki von Tempelhoff, Arndt Schwering-Sohnrey, Heike Hanold-Lynch, Marko Dyrlich, Robert Gallinowski, Emma Drogunova, Ilir Rexhepi, Anna Oussankina, Lena Thom, Robert Besta, Yasemin Cetinkaya, Stefan Lampadius)
Exploration of a long relationship that ends in separation.
Beuys (Country: Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Andres Veiel; Writer: Andres Veiel; Stars: Joseph Beuys)
Portrait of the German artist.
Angry Inuk Angry Inuk
Angry Inuk and Night Of The Living Dead
The Comet (Country: Sweden; Year: 2017; Director: Victor Lindgren; Writer: Melker Garay, Victor Lindgren; Stars: Ali Dayah Abdi, Abdi Aziis)
Two gay men flee from Somalia to Sweden.
Django (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Étienne Comar; Writer: Étienne Comar, Alexis Salatko, Alexis Salatko; Stars: Reda Kateb, Cécile De France, Alex Brendemühl, Maximilien Poullein, Ulrich Brandhoff, Aloïse Sauvage, Antoine Laurent, Alexandre Sauty, Gabriel Mireté)
Biopic of jazz guitarist and composer Django Reinhardt.
Everything (Country: US, Ireland; Year: 2017; Director: David O'Reilly)
Everything is a video game - you are everything. The game is a simulation of the world, seen from the perspective of everyone and everything in it.
A Fantastic Woman (Una mujer fantástica) (Country: Chile, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Sebastián Lelio; Writer: Sebastián Lelio, Gonzalo Maza; Stars: Daniela Vega, Francisco Reyes, Luis Gnecco, Aline Küppenheim, Amparo Noguera)
A transgender woman fights for the right to grieve after the death of her partner.
Fishing Is Not Done On Tuesdays (Country: Germany, Austria; Year: 2017; Director: Lukas Marxt, Marcel Odenbach)
A stilt house becomes a cinematographic device by means of its architecture, Ghana’s coastline the starting point of a journey in the present day and the yesteryear.
Animals Animals
Animals and A Fantastic Woman
My Happy Family (Country: Georgia; Year: 2016; Director: Nana Ekvtimishvili, Simon Groß; Writer: Nana Ekvtimishvili; Stars: Ia Shugliashvili, Merab Ninidze, Berta Khapava, Tsisia Qumsishvili, Giorgi Tabidze, Dimitri Oragvelidze)
Tbilisi, Georgia, 2016: In a patriarchal society, an ordinary Georgian family lives with three generations under one roof. All are shocked when 52-year-old Manana decides to move out from her parents' home and live alone. Without her family and her husband, a journey into the unknown begins.
Night Of The Living Dead (Country: US; Year: 1968; Director: George A Romero; Writer: John Russo, George A Romero; Stars: Duane Jones, Judith O'Dea, Karl Hardman, Marilyn Eastman, Keith Wayne, Judith Ridley, Kyra Schon, Russell W. Streiner, Charles Craig, Bill Heinzman, George Kosana, Frank Doak, Bill 'Chilly Billy' Cordille)
Film that set the template for the modern zombie movie.
On Body And Soul (Teströl és lélekröl) (Country: Hungary; Year: 2017; Director: Ildikó Enyedi; Writer: Ildikó Enyedi; Stars: Morcsányi Géza, Alexandra Borbély, Zoltán Schneider, Ervin Nagy, Tamás Jordán, Zsuzsa Járó, Réka Tenki, Júlia Nyakó, Itala Békés, Pál Mácsai, Annamária Fodor, Márton Patkós, Gusztáv Molnár, István Dankó, Vivien Rujder)
A slaughterhouse becomes an unlikely setting for romance.
The Other Side Of Hope (Toivon tuolla puolen) (Country: Finland; Year: 2017; Director: Aki Kaurismäki; Writer: Aki Kaurismäki; Stars: Sherwan Haji, Sakari Kuosmanen, Simon Al-Bazoon, Janne Hyytiäinen, Nuppu Koivu, Ilkka Koivula, Kaija Pakarinen, Kati Outinen, Tommi Korpela, Ville Virtanen, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Taneli Mäkelä, Sulevi Peltola, Maria Järvenhelmi, Antti Virmavirta)
A middle-aged restaurateur befriends a young refugee.
Rabbit School - Guardians Of The Golden Egg (Die Häschenschule - Jagd nach dem Goldenen Ei) (Year: 2017; Director: Ute von Münchow-Pohl)
Scrappy city rabbit Max finds shelter in a hidden Easter bunny school after a misadventure with a model plane leaves him stranded far beyond the city limits.
My Happy Family My Happy Family
My Happy Family and Django
Theater Of Life (Country: Canada; Year: 2016; Director: Peter Svatek; Writer: Peter Svatek; Stars: Massimo Bottura)
During Milan's World Fair on "feeding the planet," the world's greatest chefs will transform the Expo's food waste into meals for the poor and homeless.
Tiger Girl (Country: Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Jakob Lass; Writer: Jakob Lass, Eva-Maria Reimer, Ines Schiller, Nicholas Woche; Stars: Ella Rumpf, Maria-Victoria Dragus, Enno Trebs, Orce Feldschau, Benjamin Lutzke, Franz Rogowski, Ulrik Bruchholz, Lana Cooper, Robert Gwisdek, Robert Maaser, Joshua Grothe, Eskindir Tesfay, Lucas Englander, Kristin Suckow, Franziska Arnold)
Margarete’s life is turned upside down when tough girl Tiger appears and starts saving her from pushy men... but things soon turn criminal.
Tungijuq (Country: Canada; Year: 2009; Director: Félix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphaël; Writer: Félix Lajeunesse, Paul Raphaël, Stephane Rituit, Tanya Tagaq; Stars: Tanya Tagaq)
Meditation on the Inuit seal hunt.
Wild Mouse (Wilde Maus) (Country: Austria, Germany; Year: 2017; Director: Josef Hader; Stars: Nora von Waldstätten, Josef Hader, Georg Friedrich, Denis Moschitto, Jörg Hartmann, Crina Semciuc, Pia Hierzegger)
After a critic is made redundant, he embarks on a terror campaign.
The Young Karl Marx (Le jeune Karl Marx) (Country: France, Germany, Belgium; Year: 2016; Director: Raoul Peck; Writer: Pascal Bonitzer, Pascal Bonitzer, Pierre Hodgson, Raoul Peck, Raoul Peck; Stars: August Diehl, Stefan Konarske, Vicky Krieps, Olivier Gourmet, Hannah Steele, Eric Godon, Stephen Hogan, Rolf Kanies, Niels-Bruno Schmidt, Ulrich Brandhoff, Aran Bertetto, Denis Lyons, Damien Marchal, Annabelle Lewiston, Wiebke Adam)
The early years of the philosopher.
You Are Seeing Things (Estás vendo coisas) (Country: Brazil; Year: 2017; Director: Bárbara Wagner, Benjamin de Burca)
A musical staged by two protagonists of the scene. “Let’s make love, every day and always!” Yes!

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