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Berlin International Film Festival
Saturday, Feb. 25, 2023
The French documentary “On the Adamant” (Sur l’Adamant) directed by Nicolas Philibert was named best film Saturday at this year’s Berlin International Film Festival.
The film takes viewers onto a Seine barge in Paris that serves as a floating day-care center for adults suffering from...
Saturday, Feb. 18, 2023
Just hours before Russia began its invasion of Ukraine nearly a year ago, actor Sean Penn had his first on-camera meeting with the country's president, Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
"It was as if he was realizing himself, that he was born for this moment," Penn recalled in an interview at the 73rd...
Thursday, Feb. 11, 2021
The Berlin International Film Festival on Thursday announced 15 films that are part of this year’s competition and will compete for the top Golden and Silver Bear awards. The festival is taking place in a sized-down, more virtual form due to the pandemic.
The selection includes several...
Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019
The first of the year's major European film festivals got underway in Berlin on Thursday with a strong contingent of movies from female directors, which jury president Juliette Binoche greeted as "a good step forward."
The 69th Berlin International Film Festival was starting with Danish...
Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018
"Touch Me Not," an experimental movie about intimacy from Romanian director Adina Pintilie, won the top Golden Bear prize at the Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday.
The movie, which follows the story of a woman who can't bear to be touched and various other people searching...
Monday, Jan. 16, 2017
“Logan,” the third movie focusing on Hugh Jackman’s Marvel superhero Wolverine, is to premiere at next month’s Berlin International Film Festival.
The film, directed by James Mangold (whose spotmaking/branded content roost is Aero Film), sees the aging Logan set out on a last adventure to...
Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016
“Fire at Sea,” a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa - many migrants’ first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe - won the Golden Bear for best film at the Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday....
Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016
Is it possible to discuss an emotive topic like the death penalty with both passion and reason? Steve Coogan hopes so.
The British actor-comedian plays a lawyer battling to keep his client from the gallows in Berlin Film Festival entry "Shepherds and...
Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015
Iranian dissident filmmaker Jafar Panahi's movie "Taxi," in which the director stars as a taxi driver talking to passengers as he navigates the streets of Tehran, won the top Golden Bear prize Saturday at the Berlin International Film Festival.
Friday, Feb. 6, 2015
After opening with an Arctic adventure, the Berlin International Film Festival heated up Friday with "Queen of the Desert," a film about British diplomat and spy Gertrude Bell starring Nicole Kidman and James Franco.
The film about Bell, who played a...