Berlinale 2017 | Young Germany - Part 2

Coverage of the Berlin International Film Festival 2017

“The Other Side of Hope” is more topical than ever

Everyone says it’s the favourite. And it is almost inevitable: Aki Kaurismaki is the quintessential “festival” director – one of those directors both jury and public can’t help but love. His style, cultivated over more than 30 years, always somewhere between tragedy and comedy, examines the paradoxes in modern western society, with a special focus [...]

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Hot Jazz and Scalding History

The first sounds in Django arise, unsurprisingly, from a guitar; however the sight accompanying the jaunty strummed refrains proves far from harmonious. As gypsies gather in a French forest in 1943, German soldiers encroach upon their camp, ending their music with bullets. This prelude sets the scene for the tale to come — a biopic [...]

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Berlinale-Blogger 2017

About the Project Berlin will be playing host to the world of film when the 67th Berlinale comes to town from 9 to 19 February 2017. On behalf of the Goethe-Institut, twelve bloggers and film journalists from around the world will be our Berlinale Bloggers, reporting on the international film festival from a multinational perspective. [...]

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Berlinale tidbits: Day 1

Where stars and cinema lovers meet: The Berlinale presents over 400 films and film premieres. First impressions  The stage is set for the Berlin International Film Festival: Film will be the hot topic in the German capital until 19 February 2017. The 67th Berlinale will feature 400 films and film premieres – as well as [...]

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