DAY 10: EXBERLINALE live vlog!

Awards analysis and our final thoughts on the 70th Berlinale. Read more

Mar 2, 2020 12:07 PM , The Berlinale Blog

DAY 9: EXBERLINALE live vlog!

Catch up on all the latest festival news live from Berlinale. Reviews, tips and analysis from EXB's film critics. Read more

Mar 1, 2020 1:10 PM , The Berlinale Blog

Day 9: Queer for all ages

The world’s most important queer film award The Teddy holds its 34th edition tonight at the Volksbühne. Walter Crasshole looks at two movies he’d like to see win – "Alice Júnior" and "Vento Seco". Read more

Feb 28, 2020 5:51 PM The Berlinale Blog

DAY 9: Interview – David France talks 'Welcome To Chechnya'

“This is an ongoing crime against humanity that no one is paying attention to.” Read more

Feb 28, 2020 5:10 PM The Berlinale Blog

One of These Days

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DAY 9: Definable Success

To have or to have not, that is the question for two of today's excellent offerings from the Berlinale's Panorama section. Join them. You might just end up with a winner or two. Read more

Feb 28, 2020 12:40 PM The Berlinale Blog

DAY 8: EXBERLINALE live vlog!

Catch up on all the latest festival news live from Berlinale. Reviews, tips and analysis from EXB's film critics. Read more

Feb 27, 2020 6:30 PM , The Berlinale Blog

DAY 8: Interview – Hybrid highlight ‘Bloody Nose, Empty Pockets’

A real gem this year comes from filmmakers Bill and Turner Ross, who chronicle the last night of service in a dingy Las Vegas dive bar. We met the directors to talk about their hybrid highlight of the Panorama section. Read more

Feb 27, 2020 3:25 PM The Berlinale Blog

Suk Suk

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Day 7: Hidden Romances

Two love stories that dare not speak their name from this year's Berlinale Panorama section. Read more

Feb 26, 2020 7:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

DAY 7: The 70th Berlinale's Unmissables

Two must-see Panorama entries deal with human rights, using cameras as a tool of denunciation. Make sure 'Welcome To Chechnya' and 'Saudi Runaway' are top priorities when it comes to booking tickets. Read more

Feb 26, 2020 6:20 PM The Berlinale Blog

Berlin Alexanderplatz

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Day 7: Berlin Alexanderplatz

Burhan Qurbani surprised audiences by delivering a version of the epic novel "Berlin Alexanderplatz" that's exciting, compelling, touching, fun and thought-provoking – no easy feat with a complicated piece of literature already twice-before adapted. Read more

Feb 26, 2020 5:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

DAY 6: Competition Interview - Eliza Hittman talks ‘Never Rarely Sometimes Always’

Fresh from its Sundance debut and screening at the Berlinale in Competition, 'Never Rarely Sometimes Always' is writer-director Eliza Hittman’s follow-up to her 2017 drama 'Beach Rats' and is a must-see in this year’s Golden Bear contenders. Read more

Feb 25, 2020 4:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

DAY 6: Interview - 'Pari' star Melika Foroutan

Siamak Etemadi’s first feature-length film 'Pari' is one of our must-see picks from this year’s Panorama section. We sat down with lead actress Melika Foroutan to talk about her challenging role. Read more

Feb 25, 2020 12:20 PM The Berlinale Blog

Day 5: Queers on the edge in Germany

Early on, the Berlinale sees two stories ("Futur Drei" and "Ex") both set in Germany in which its young, queer protagonists neither can nor wish to assimilate – with each film coming at it from very different perspectives. Read more

Feb 24, 2020 8:53 PM The Berlinale Blog

DAY 5: Sidebar Oddities

Two cinematic OVNIs are well worth checking out in the sidebar sections of Forum and Generation this year: The Twentieth Century and Jumbo. Read more

Feb 24, 2020 1:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

First Cow

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Day 5: Berlinale Competition - What's hot and what's not

Read up on the latest and not-so greatest films in the Berlinale Competiton section. Read more

Feb 24, 2020 12:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Assistant

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DAY 4: Looking The Other Way

Something's wrong. You know it's wrong yet how would you react? Read about how movies 'The Assistant' and 'Semina il vento' / 'Sow the Wind' react differently. Read more

Feb 23, 2020 7:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

DAY 4: Interview - Viera Čákanyová’s FREM

Screening in this year’s Forum section is Viera Čákanyová’s audacious documentary FREM. We sat down with the Slovak documentary filmmaker and scriptwriter to discuss her first feature film. Read more

Feb 23, 2020 11:30 AM The Berlinale Blog

Minyan (2)

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DAY 4: Minyan: Pro and Con review

Will you be adding director Eric Steels's 'Minyan' to your Berlinale must-watch list? Read more

Feb 23, 2020 11:30 AM , The Berlinale Blog

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