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Kino! 2015 Interview: Christian Zübert (Director- ‘Tour De Force’)

Kino! 2015 Interview: Christian Zübert (Director- ‘Tour De Force’)

During a cycling tour to Belgium, a group of friends must deal with one of their friends decision to end his life with dignity, in this touching and profound drama. Such as his father, Hannes is struggling with the degenerative disease ALS, and his recent decline has been so sharp that he has chosen to

Kino! 2015: Interview: Phillipp Leinemann (Writer/Director- THE KING’S SURRENDER) 

THE KINGS SURRENDER is a film about friendship. Two groups – a SWAT-team and a group of youths – have each been spending most of their time with each other for several years. Both groups had to deal with a couple of tough situations which have bonded them together. The group is their refuge, a

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: 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

Dispatches from the 35th American Film Market

The 2014 American Film Market closed its 35th edition Wednesday after 7,946 attendees visited the Loews Hotel in Santa Monica for the eight day market.  The AFM again was host to a truly global market, with 1,670 buyers coming from over 70 different countries. Of the 794 registered buyer companies, 90 were new to the AFM. Overall

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