Due to the pandemic, the Berlin Film Festival will take place in two parts this year - an industry-geared online event from March 1 to 5 and a Summer Special event to run from June 9 to 20, which is intended to include physical screenings of the selection.

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Moon, 66 Questions
Moon, 66 Questions
When a grave illness strikes down her father Paris, Artemis decides to return home to Greece after an absence of some years and the pair embark on a new beginning.
As I Want
As I Want
A consideration of violence against women in Egypt in the wake of Morsi's rise to power.
Memory Box
Memory Box
Three generations of women in Canada, deal with memories of their homeland of Lebanon.
A Cop Movie
A Cop Movie
A docufiction dive into the Mexican police force.
Thriller set in the world of high finance.
Two sex workers meet in a Berlin brothel. In a place where the female body is a commodity, they experience moments of happiness.
I'm Your Man
I'm Your Man
In the near future, a scientist finds herself agreeing to live with a humanoid "partnership robot" in order to fund her research.
Bad Luck Banging Or Loony Porn
Bad Luck Banging Or Loony Porn
Emi, a school teacher, finds her career and reputation under threat after a personal sex tape is leaked on the Internet.
Petite Maman
Petite Maman
Something magical happens to a young girl after the death of her grandma.
Miguel's War
Miguel's War
A portrait of a gay man who confronts the ghosts of his past. After fleeing war and repression 37 years ago, Miguel returns to Lebanon where he traces hidden longings, unrequited love and tormenting feelings of guilt.
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Berlin International Film Festival Features

Outside time
Jacqueline Lentzou on time, space and Moon, 66 Questions
The possibility of games
Andreas Fontana on Howard Hawks, Jorge Luis Borges and Azor
A different kind of horror
Mark Rapaport on taking risks and The Scary Of Sixty-First
Jude Uncovered!
An almost complete A to Z to Bad Luck Banging Or Loony Porn
Teaching with style
Maria Speth on history, craft and Mr. Bachmann And His Class
The Flaneur
Dominik Graf on Erich Kästner and Fabian: Going To The Dogs
A Lebanese story
Eliane Raheb on showing the filmmaking process and making Miguel’s War
Fishing for truth
Venice Atienza on finding friendship as well as capturing a story in Last Days At Sea
Capturing Guantánamo
Kevin Macdonald on Mohamedou Ould Salahi, Guantánamo Bay and making The Mauritanian
Holding onto the moment
Michelle Pfeiffer and Lucas Hedges on a scene in Azazel Jacobs’ French Exit

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