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65th Berlinale Interview: Muayad Alayan (Director/Co-Writer) and Rami Alayan (Co-Writer) – “Love, Theft and Other Entanglements”

65th Berlinale Interview: Muayad Alayan (Director/Co-Writer) and Rami Alayan (Co-Writer) – “Love, Theft and Other Entanglements”

Mousa gets into the trouble of his life when he steals the wrong car. What he thought was an Israeli car and an easy way to make money in his impoverished Palestinian refugee camp turns out to be a load of misfortune when he discovers a kidnaped Israeli soldier in the trunk. Mousa’s hopes of

65th Berlinale Interview: James Franco (Actor) & Justin Kelly (Director) – ‘I Am Michael’

Michael Glatze (James Franco) is handsome, charismatic, and opinionated. An Ivy League grad with multiple degrees, he’s a writer, pianist, and “queer theorist,” espousing his belief that sexual orientation shouldn’t define one’s identity. After years co-editing the iconic XY Magazine, a gay periodical based in San Francisco, he moves to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, with

65th Berlinale Interview: Alex Ross Perry (Writer/Director – ‘Queen of Earth’)

Catherine (Elisabeth Moss) has entered a particularly dark period in her life: her father, a famous artist whose affairs she managed, has recently died, and on the heels of his death she’s dumped by her boyfriend James (Kentucker Audley). Looking to recuperate, Catherine heads out to her best friend Virginia’s (Katherine Waterston) lake house for

65th Berlinale Interview: Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia (Writers/Directors – H.)

H. is a mysterious, modern interpretation of a classic tragedy in which two women, each named Helen, live mirrored lives in the town of Troy, NY. The first Helen is in her 60s, lives with her husband, and takes care of an eerily lifelike baby doll called a “Reborn Doll,” which she cares for as

65th Berlinale Interview: Ella Manzheeva (Director) & Evgeniya Mandzhieva (Actress) – ‘The Gulls/Chaiki’

‘The Gulls‘ is a parable set against the background of modern Kalmykia. This is a story of a fisherman’s wife and it takes place in a small town on the shore of the Caspian Sea. “Only the wind, the sand, the reed and a desire to live not worse than the others…” – these words served

65th Berlinale Interview: Lirio Ferreira (Co Writer/Director – ‘Blue Blood/Sangue Azul’)

Living on an idyllic island paradise, ten-year-old Pedro was separated from his sister Raquel because their mother feared a forbidden attraction between the siblings. Against his will, the boy was sent away to the mainland where he joined a traveling circus. Growing up among a colorful family of circus performers, Pedro transforms into a legendary

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