Documentary filmmaking

INTERVIEW! This year’s winner of the Berlinale Golden Bear, Gianfranco Rosi, sat with us to talk about his emotional documentary Fuocoammare (Seefeuer) and his approach to filmmaking. more

Jul 21, 2016 11:00 AM Film

Podemos is among us! Hundreds of young Spaniards are organising from Berlin to change politics in their home country. Filmmaker Michelangelo Severgnini has turned to crowdfunding for his documentary chronicling their fight. more

Jun 2, 2016 2:30 AM Film

At our next EXBlicks, we present Angelika Levi’s documentary, Miete Essen Seele Auf, chronicling the fight against rent increases in Kotti. Join us on Wed, May 25, 20:30 at Lichtblick Kino for anunmistakably Berlin story. more

May 18, 2016 11:50 AM Film

The Berlinale Blog: Eastern closets

INTERVIEW! The director of Teddy-nominated Inside "The Chinese Closet" talked to David about her unique documentary, an eye-opening account of coming out in China. more

Feb 18, 2016 4:45 PM The Berlinale Blog


Zero Days

The Berlinale Blog: Gibney and Greene investigate

Two contemporary documentary filmmakers go face to face: the Oscar-winning Alex Gibney and director Robert Greene. One opens your eyes to cyber-espionage; the other will have you wondering what is staged and what isn’t. more

Feb 17, 2016 6:00 PM The Berlinale Blog



The Berlinale Blog: Blowing the Competition out of the water

Day three offers two documentaries: Competition-selected Fuocoammare (Fire At Sea) and Forum’s Tempestad. One appears to be angling for an award; the other poetically and quietly mesmerizes. Proof that one shouldn’t neglect the Forum section... more

Feb 13, 2016 5:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

OUT NOW! CAVE OF FORGOTTEN DREAMS (3D) is classic Herzog but this time underground. more

Nov 3, 2011 9:00 AM Film

DENNIS KARSTEN, director of Mauerpark, a film about Berlin’s beloved park, its birds, tourists, bongo drums, cleaners, ageing DJs and basketball nuts in the backdrop of looming gentrification. more

Sep 9, 2011 9:00 AM Film

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