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Berlin International Film Festival
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...
Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015
The Berlin International Film Festival kicked off Thursday with the first of 19 contenders for the event's top Golden Bear honor, a new movie starring Juliette Binoche as the wife of an Arctic explorer.
The premiere of "Nobody Wants the Night,"...
Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014
Director Diao Yinan's "Black Coal, Thin Ice," a detective thriller set in northern China, won the Berlin International Film Festival's main Golden Bear prize on Saturday. The movie also picked up the best actor award, which went to Liao Fan.