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MoMA & Berlinale to Honor Wim Wenders With Career Retrospective

MoMA & Berlinale to Honor Wim Wenders With Career Retrospective

The Museum of Modern Art celebrates filmmaker Wim Wenders (German, b. 1945) with a major career retrospective, March 02, 2015–March 17, 2015. This series is a cooperative venture with the Berlin International Film Festival—which dedicates its 2015 Homage to Wenders, presenting him with an Honorary Golden Bear award for lifetime achievement—and Deutsche Kinemathek – Museum

Berlinale Announces Full 2015 Jury

With Darren Aronofsky serving as Jury President, the International Jury will decide who will receive the Golden Bear and Silver Bears of the 2015 Berlinale Competition.  The International Jury presents the following awards: Golden Bear for Best Film (awarded to the film’s producer) Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a

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

Dispatches from IDFA 2014: Day 7 – 12

The final days of IDFA 2014 brought a live cinema event in the DocLab series presenting some of the most remarkable multimedia projects and storytellers from the Lowlands, in collaboration with the Dutch Cultural Media Fund. Visual artist Jan Rothuizen and multimedia journalist Martijn van Tol world premiered Refugee Republic; designer Daniel Disselkoen encouraged us to rediscover familiar

Turkish Drama ‘Winter Sleep’ Wins Palme D’or at Cannes 2014

‘Winter Sleep‘ by Turkish director Nuri Bilge Ceylan, took the Palme d’Or in the Cannes Film festival closing ceremony this past Saturday night. The film is a Chekhovian drama about an isolated actor dealing with marital breakdown in the mountains. Turkish director receives the award, handed out by director Quentin Tarantino and actress Uma Thurman. Proper choice