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The 69th Berlinale will run from February 7 to 17. It will open with The Kindness of Strangers by Lone Scherfig. The titles are continuing to be announced.
View Films by Strand:
- Berlinale Classics
- Homage - Charlotte Rampling
- Perspektive Deutsches Kino
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BIFF Latest Reviews
The story of the family of director and actor Maryam Zaree, who sets out to investigate the circumstances of her birth in one of the world’s most notorious jails for political prisoners.
A quiet film student begins finding her voice as an artist while navigating a turbulent courtship with a charismatic but untrustworthy man.
Concert film about the recording of Aretha Franklin's Amazing Grace album.
On a faraway mountaintop, eight kids with guns watch over a hostage and a conscripted milk cow.
The story of a teenager and his life between domestic violence and the newfound recognition from a group of local skaterboarders.
Biopic of Marxist Brazilian writer, politician and guerilla fighter Carlos Marighella.
A masterclass from the French filmmaker.
Verida is due to marry in three months. According to a Mauritanian tradition, she has to put on a lot of weight to appeal to her husband. The weight gain process gets harder as it progresses, and Verida begins to ask herself if this is what she really wants.
When the Taliban puts a bounty on Afghan director Hassan Fazili’s head, he is forced to flee with his wife and two young daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey, Fazili shows firsthand the dangers facing refugees seeking asylum and the love shared between a family on the run.
Profile of Sicilian photographer Letizia Battaglia.
Berlin International Film Festival Features
Berlin International Film Festival News
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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