Spotlight on Forum

The Czech documentarist is debuting at the Berlinale with her fourth feature-length documentary, Matchmaking Mayor, about a mayor’s desperate attempts to increase the birthrate of his village. more

Feb 4, 2011 9:00 AM Film

The German director is no newcomer to the Berlinale: his Unternehmen Paradies (Enterprise Paradise) had its premiere in 2003 in Perspektive Deutsches Kino. He returns with Unter Kontrolle, a lush, haunting documentary on the nuclear industry. more

Feb 4, 2011 8:00 AM Film

The Dutch director is back in the Forum after her 2007 Wolfsbergen with another strange and penetrating film in which the wonderful Sandra Hüller plays a modern day belle de jour whose double life bursts into the open with uncertain consequences. more

Feb 4, 2011 7:00 AM Film

Your first stop for the weird and wonderful, the Forum section of the Berlin Film Festival always surprises, challenges, and delights. We pick out the choice offerings in the festival this year. more

Feb 4, 2011 6:00 AM Film

The South African director, who went from writing documentaries early in his career to dealing with fiction, makes his Berlinale debut with a tense, compelling action film with a documentary approach to daily life in his home country. more

Feb 3, 2011 9:00 AM Film

The French actress is making her directorial Berlinale debut in the Forum with a dark and almost documentary-like feature film in which a director filming in a prison falls in love with one of the inmates. more

Feb 3, 2011 9:00 AM Film

Named best Polish director at the Polish Film Festival in 2004 and featured in the Forum section at the Berlinale in 2006 with Doskonale Popoludnie (The Perfect Afternoon), Wojcieszek returns this year with a provocative, apocalyptic film. more

Feb 3, 2011 9:00 AM Film

Spotlight on Forum: Losier's documentary on icon Genesis Breyer P-Orridge and his/her wife, Lady Jaye, will be making waves at Berlinale's Forum this year. more

Feb 3, 2011 9:00 AM Film

The young American director presents the only double feature in this year’s Forum. Expect the controversial from the man whose previous films have raised eyebrows for their explicit scenes. more

Feb 3, 2011 9:00 AM Film

After a number of very accomplished, visually beautiful short films – including Elegy of Wood, which was screened in the Panorama in 2009 – Kadrnka debuts in the Forum with his first feature film. more

Feb 3, 2011 9:00 AM Film

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