Film festival

Berlin’s globetrotting festival of film festivals Around the World in 14 Films is back to give Berlin audiences a first peek at some of the year’s most critically lauded films. Catch it Nov 23-Dec 2 at Kulturbrauerei. more

Nov 23, 2017 12:00 AM , Film

This month’s jam-packed film calendar looks set to keep spirits high as the nights draw in. more

Nov 6, 2017 12:00 PM , , Film

Catch up on a year of indie cinema in one epic sitting at the LONG NIGHT OF FILM FESTIVALS, Aug 19, 15:00 at Zukunft am Ostkreuz. more

Aug 7, 2017 12:00 PM Film

From May 3-10, celebrate Polish cinema with festival circuit favourites and Conrad-inspired classics at the FilmPolska festival. more

May 2, 2017 3:15 PM Film

Achtung starts next Wed (Apr 13). Birth of a Nation, Gold, Denial and more start in Berlin cinemas. more

Apr 13, 2017 12:45 PM Film

The Arabic Film Festival, Ghost In the Shell and more are all on in Berlin cinemas this week... more

Mar 29, 2017 1:15 PM Film

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


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

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

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

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

The Berlinale Blog: Just for laughs?

Comedy tends to be underrepresented at the major film festivals, but there’s a smattering of light-hearted fun to be had at this year’s Berlinale. more

Feb 13, 2017 11:15 AM The Berlinale Blog

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