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Berlinale Announces Forum: Special Screenings Program

Berlinale Announces Forum: Special Screenings Program

The Forum completes its programme with a series of special screenings dedicated to historical films and re-discoveries as well as new films that grapple with cinema and film history. The 1973 gangster film Joe Bullet was South African producer Tonie van der Merwe’s attempt to conquer a new market. Inspired in equal measure by the

Berlinale Journeys to Latin America With 2015’s NATIVe Indigenous Cinema Program

The Berlinale special series on Indigenous cinema is continuing its journey with Latin America the focus of this year’s film programme, featuring 18 fictional and documentary films made between 1986 and 2014. The series will open with the stunning documentary Eco de la Montaña (Echo of the Mountain, 2014) by Mexican director and cinematographer Nicholás

Interview: Christian Schwochow (Director – ‘West’)

East Germany. Summer, late 70’s. Three years after her boyfriend Wassilij’s apparent death, Nelly Senff decides to escape from behind the Berlin Wall with her son Alexej, leaving her traumatic memories and past behind. Pretending to marry a West German, she crosses the border to start a new life in the West. But soon her