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On The Radar: Berlinale 2017

On The Radar: Berlinale 2017

Who said global warming is a myth? Not us. Neither did the Berlin International Film Festival 2017, which is welcoming the cutest polar bear on its poster…or terrifying polar bear. We haven’t decided yet. One of the most atmospheric cities on the continent is about to welcome the 67th edition of its renowned film festival (09/02-18/02). This

2016 Berlinale Interview: Kelly Daniela Norris & TW Pittman (Nakom)

NAKOM  is a historic film – the first film from Ghana to ever play the Berlinale, and the first feature film made in the Kusaal language.  Inspired by the pull of Western modern life in a remote African farming village, NAKOM is a tremendous achievement. After his father’s sudden death, Iddrisu, a talented medical student, returns to Nakom, his

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2016 Berlinale Interview: Mete Gümürhan Director (Young Wrestlers)

YOUNG WRESTLERS explores the friendships, triumphs, and struggles of a group of fiercely determined youngsters, most of whom come from poor families who see wrestling as a path to a better life; including the motherless Baran, who struggles with his weight, Harun, a strong contender who is bulimic, and Ahmet who is in awe of his

2 Films from Powerful New Indie Film Talent Josephine Decker to Premiere at 2014 Berlin International Film Festival

A powerful new female voice in indie film has arrived.   The 2014 Berlin International Film Festival will premiere two films from Josephine Decker next month. About Josephine Decker, Lead Programmer of the Berlinale Forum Section, Christoph Terhechte, says, “I haven’t seen such a powerful filmmaking in a long time.” “Thou Wast Mild & Lovely” and

Tribeca Film Acquires ‘Hide Your Smiling Faces’

Tribeca Film has announced it has acquired North American rights to Daniel Patrick Carbone’s acclaimed directorial debut Hide Your Smiling Faces, which was recognized recently with the “Best Film Still Awaiting U.S. Distribution” from the National Society of Film Critics Awards. Written and directed by Carbone, the film played to rave reviews when it premiered at the Berlin

Interview: Warwick Ross (Director – ‘Red Obsession’)

Narrated by Russell Crowe, ‘RED OBSESSION‘ is a stunningly shot and wildly entertaining documentary chronicles the history and changing nature of the French wine industry. For centuries Bordeaux has commanded a mythical status in the world of fine wines as a symbol of wealth, power and influence. Prices for its prestigious red wines have been breaking

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