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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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.
The Scary Of Sixty-First
The Scary Of Sixty-First
Two mismatched roommates discover and relive the murky secrets of their new Upper East Side apartment.
Ballad Of A White Cow
Ballad Of A White Cow
A single mum, whose husband has been executed, struggles for justice.
The Beta Test
The Beta Test
A man's life starts to fracture after he receives an unusual invitation.
Censor
Censor
When film censor Enid discovers an eerie horror that speaks directly to her sister's mysterious disappearance, she resolves to unravel the puzzle behind the film and its enigmatic director – a quest blurring the lines between fiction and reality in terrifying ways.
Stop-Zemlia
Stop-Zemlia
Drama follows a shy teenager and her friend as they navigate their 16th year.
Ninjababy
Ninjababy
When a woman discovers she is unexpectedly pregnant her unborn baby proves unexpectedly animated in the conversation department.
Courage
Courage
Documentary about the protests in Belarus.
Taming The Garden
Taming The Garden
A poetic ode to the rivalry between men and nature.
Instructions For Survival
Instructions For Survival
Alexander's transgender identity means he is obliged to lead a life of secrecy in his home country.
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Berlin International Film Festival Features

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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