Colo, a new film by Alce Films from Writer/Director Teresa Villaverde focuses on a family in the midst of economic crisis with camera frames pulling out rather than pushing in.
Beuys, an in-depth look into the profound psyche of German performance artist and 1960’s era philosophe, Joseph Beuys, is one for the ages.
The public has cast its votes: the 19th Panorama Audience Awards go to Insyriated by Philipp Van Leeuw for best fiction film and I Am Not Your Negro by Raoul Peck for best documentary.
James Gray directs The Lost City of Z, his adaptation of the David Grann book “The Lost City of Z: A Tale of Deadly Obsession in the Amazon.” A Plan B production starring Charlie Hunnam, Sienna Miller, Robert Pattinson, and Tom Holland, tells the real-life story of Col Percival “Percy” Fawcett.
Director Thomas Arslan’s Bright Nights premiered at the Berlin Film Festival on Monday, February 13th inside the Berlinale Palast Theater to a rousing ovation.
On Friday, February 17, the jury members – filmmakers Feo Aladag, Sigrid Hoerner, and Johannes Naber – presented the 2017 Compass Perspektive Award for Best Film. Awarded for the first time this year and endowed with EUR 5,000, the prize goes to the fiction film Die Beste aller Welten by Adrian Goiginger.
Liu Jian mortgages the house to make films! Utilizing a warm color palette and an exceptional musical score mixing classical American jazz with traditional Chinese sounds, Liu Jian takes the viewer on a colorful journey through a southern Chinese city in the darkly comedic, animation feature film, Have a Nice Day.
The 15th edition of Berlinale Talents was rounded off yesterday by Berlinale International Jury member and artist Olafur Eliasson as well as director Raoul Peck. over 100 experts, 250 Talents and well Over 6,000 visitors turned HAU Hebbel am Ufer into an international hub of discussion and networking for film lovers.
Kim Minhee returns to the big screen as Younghee, an actor out-of-work, in Hong Sangsoo’s On the Beach at Night Alone (Bamui haebyun-eoseo honja).
Wanda Films and Marcelo Gomes bring forth Joaquim, a loosely based account of Brazilian henchman turned revolutionary, Joaquim de Silva Xavier at Berlin. Seemingly, Joaquim is a dichotomy between historical realism for mise-en-scene and a North American hit job.