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The 14th Xposed International Queer Film Festival rolls out the rainbow carpet from May 9-12 at Moviemento. Read more

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Black International Cinema Berlin returns with a perspective-challenging 34th edition. Catch it May 9-12 at Rathaus Schöneberg. Read more


Berlin's largest Film Festival for homegrown indies takes over cinemas across town with over 80 films, by directors from Russia to Uruguay to Canada, a retrospective, panels and an English-language weekend (April 10-17). Read more

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The 10th Arab Film Festival Berlin offers cause for hope in dark times. Catch it at Arsenal, City Kino Wedding and Wolf Apr 3-10. Read more


The Visionär Film Festival doubles down on its commitment to gender parity. Catch it Apr 3-7 at ACUDKino. Read more


Berlin Feminist Film Week (Mar 7-13 at Babylon Mitte and Berliner Union Film) reclaims the big screen for the sisterhood this International Women’s Day. Read more


Exberlinale Interview: Ordinary xenophobia and the Undead

David Mouriquand interviews Canadian director Denis Côté for his Competition selected film, Repertoire Des Villes Disparues (Ghost Town Anthology). Read more

Feb 15, 2019 1:12 PM The Berlinale Blog

Exberlinale Interview: Opening wounds with Stitches

David Mouriquand talks to the director of Panorama favourite, Šavovi (Stitches). Read more

Feb 14, 2019 4:11 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog: Traumatic encounters

David Mouriquand rounds up two documentaries and a stirring drama, all dealing with the multifaceted topic of trauma. Read more

Feb 12, 2019 4:41 PM The Berlinale Blog

Exberlinale Interview: Coming of age in Quebec

David Mouriquand talks to Geneviève Dulude-De Celles, the director of one of his standout films this year, "Une Colonie" in the Generation section... Read more

Feb 12, 2019 4:06 PM The Berlinale Blog

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The Exberlinale Blog: Skaters & Highschoolers

David Mouriquand assesses the state of the coming-of-age genre with three films, including a must-see in Generations. Read more

Feb 11, 2019 1:04 PM The Berlinale Blog 1 Comments


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The Exberlinale Blog: Zombies before Polly

Several films this year deal with the topic of musical creativity and inspiration, including PJ Harvey doc A Dog Called Money, Système K, as well as the Generations section’s opening film, We Are Little Zombies. Read more

Feb 9, 2019 4:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog: Charlotte Rampling & The Existential Giallo

This year's 69th Berlinale has chosen to award British actress Charlotte Rampling with an Honorary Golden Bear and has dedicated the Homage section to a selection of her films, including the underseen 'Hannah'. Read more

Feb 8, 2019 12:08 PM The Berlinale Blog

Filmfestival Cottbus serves post-Soviet fare and comes loaded with movies about monkeys, writers and Soviet rock stars. On Nov 6-11 in Cottbus. Read more


Walter Crasshole on Berlin's 13th Pornfilmfestival, on Oct 23-29 at Moviemento and more. Read more


Explore the murky side of paradise at Australian and New Zealand film fest Down Under Berlin, Sep 19-23 at Moviemento. Read more


Visionär Film Festival scours the globe for under-the-radar talent May 2-7 across the city. Read more


The Exberlinale Blog: Touch Me Not hits the spot

We ponder this year's recipient of the Golden Bear, and share thoughts on another big awards-winner. Read more

Feb 25, 2018 5:00 PM , The Berlinale Blog 1 Comments

The Exberlinale Blog: Sheer(an) Torture

An Ed Sheeran doc had us howling with despair, but Steven Soderbergh's gloriously trashy new thriller offered some much-needed light relief. Read more

Feb 23, 2018 7:00 PM , The Berlinale Blog

The Exberlinale Blog: Pure idiocy

One of our critics watched the three-hour German incest movie so that you don't have to, while another unearths a low-key Korean gem. Read more

Feb 22, 2018 7:30 PM , The Berlinale Blog

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