The Berlinale Blog: Abattoir blues

The curtain falls on another Berlinale, as Hungarian drama On Body And Soul nabs the Golden Bear award. more

Feb 20, 2017 4:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

Berlinale Blog: The Teddy represents

Walter Crasshole mulls over the Teddy winners this year – a surprisingly diverse bunch of picks. more

Feb 20, 2017 3:00 PM The Berlinale Blog


Investigating Paradise

Berlinale Blog: Best and worst and most medium

Ben rounds up his Berlinale – a rollercoaster from great to shit to very good but slightly annoying. more

Feb 19, 2017 11:45 AM The Berlinale Blog


The Other Side of Heaven

The Berlinale Blog: And the winner might be…

Our bloggers gaze into their crystal balls and boldly predict tonight's award-winners. more

Feb 18, 2017 2:00 PM , The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: The alternative guide to Publikumstag

It's the last day of the festival tomorrow and here's your guide to navigating the Publikumstag. more

Feb 18, 2017 1:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: A bold and bloody send-off

For the final day of the Competition line-up, it seems Dieter Kosslick and his merry band have decided to treat the press corps to a welcome respite from ponderous dramas... more

Feb 17, 2017 9:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: “It’s an incredible time for queer stories”

INTERVIEW: Francis Lee discusses his powerful directorial debut God’s Own Country, which critics have dubbed the British Brokeback Mountain. more

Feb 17, 2017 4:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

Berlinale Blog: Raoul Peck makes time for the kids

Veteran Haitian director Raoul Peck, who has two movies at this year's festival, took some time to talk to the Berlinale Talents. And got all nostalgic about street communism in 1980s West Berlin. more

Feb 17, 2017 2:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

INTERVIEW. John Trengove's feature-length debut "The Wound" opened the Panorama this year as a part of their focus on “Black Worlds”. Trengove talks representing black culture as a white African. It screens once more Feb 19, 20:15 at Cubix. more

Feb 17, 2017 2:00 PM Film

Berlinale Blog: Caught on Strong Island

Yance Ford's scalding memoir-documentary Strong Island is one of the highlights of the Panorama Dokumente section. more

Feb 17, 2017 10:20 AM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: Knocking on heaven's door

INTERVIEW! Showing in the Generation section, Almost Heaven is an eye-opening and heart-warming documentary about a young Chinese morgue worker. I had a quick chat with British director Carol Salter... more

Feb 16, 2017 3:30 PM The Berlinale Blog



The Berlinale Blog: Spanish insurgents

Playful provocateur Álex de la Iglesia has a hand in two of the festival’s most outrageous and divisive films. more

Feb 16, 2017 2:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: Imprinted sensuality

INTERVIEW: Armie Hammer and Timothée Chalamet discuss their roles in the seductive summertime romance Call Me By Your Name. more

Feb 16, 2017 11:00 AM The Berlinale Blog

Berlinale Blog: Charlotte takes the market

Remember Charlotte Roustang and her film My Lonely Christmas in Berlin? She's come out of the other side of the European Film Market with some success. more

Feb 15, 2017 4:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: Packing a punch

Raoul Peck's Oscar-nominated documentary I Am Not Your Negro packs a punch and pyscho-thriller Berlin Syndrome fails to impress on Day 7 of the Berlinale... more

Feb 15, 2017 12:15 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: Ditch the sculptor and make a pact

The Competition offers up its only documentary; thank the stars the Panorama section is there to redeem Day 6. more

Feb 14, 2017 7:00 PM The Berlinale Blog


The Other Side of Hope

The Berlinale Blog: Rethinking the refugee crisis

A pair of bold films attempt something new in their depictions of migrants in mainland Europe, but one stumbles while the other soars. more

Feb 14, 2017 4:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

Berlinale Blog: An Inuk gets angry

The movie Angry Inuk shows that the EU's seal-hunting ban, the result of decades of effective lobbying by the likes of Greenpeace and Brigitte Bardot, has not only left the Inuit in poverty, it's forced them to help mine fossil fuels. Ironic, oder? more

Feb 14, 2017 10:20 AM The Berlinale Blog 2 Comments

The Berlinale Blog: Weighing up the Competition

The awards race heats up momentarily with a sizzling Chilean drama, but an understated German feature fails to take flight. more

Feb 13, 2017 6:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: Best kept secrets

Secrets and lies, confessions and betrayals: all in a day’s work at the Berlinale, which sees Sally Potter’s The Party succeed where fellow Competition film The Dinner failed, as well as an Austrian Forum film deliver the creepy goods. more

Feb 13, 2017 5:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

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