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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.
View Films by Strand:
- Berlinale Series
- Berlinale Special
- Generation 14plus
- Generation Kplus
- No Angels – Mae West, Rosalind Russell and Carole Lombard
- Perspektive Deutches Kino
View previous years coverage of the Berlin International Film Festival festival:
BIFF Latest Reviews
A company of soldiers hunt for partisans in occupied Soviet territory during the Second World War.
An addict struggles with his mental health in a makeshift religious rehab centre.
Tensions ebb and flow as a young woman moves apartment.
An unexpected love triangle, a failed honey trap and an encounter that results from a misunderstanding are the three episodes, told in three movements to depict three female characters and trace the trajectories between their choices and regrets.
Twelve-year-old Beans is on the edge: torn between innocent childhood and reckless adolescence; forced to grow up fast and become the tough Mohawk warrior she needs to be during the Oka Crisis, the turbulent Indigenous uprising that tore Quebec and Canada apart for 78 tense days in the summer of 1990.
A narcotic dream reflecting Iranian national psychosis.
In powerful images, alternating between documentary observation and staged sequences, and dense soundscapes, Luiz Bolognesi documents the Indigenous community of the Yanomami and depicts their threatened natural environment in the Amazon rainforest.
A couple who fall in love at first sight, wake the next day with different appearances and struggle to find one another.
A Wuhan-set documentary that focuses on the Yangtze River.
A penniless Soviet refugee who dreams of making a career in Hollywood at the end of the 1920s falls in love with a wealthy young vampire spending the summer at the seaside with her awkward servant – with unforeseen consequences.
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
Eye For Film continues to support festivals both locally and across the world. At the moment, we're covering:
Glasgow Short Film Festival
The second online edition of the popular festival
South by Southwest
SXSW is running online for 2021
New York's Rendez-Vous With French Cinema
Gallic film celebration
Berlin International Film Festival
European red carpet event