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Berlin European Film Market’s Selects Mexico as First Country in Focus

CANNES — Berlin’s European Film Market is launching a new Country in Focus program, selecting Mexico for its inaugural 2017 edition.

Focus features look set to include a panel, targeting international producers, on Mexican funding, co-production and shoot facilities and a focus on Mexico’s vibrant documentary production, EFM Director Matthijs Wouter Knol told Variety at a Monday evening Cannes Croisette press presentation and cocktail. 385 more words


BURE BARUTA / CABARET BALKAN, Mi 25.05., 20h, (p)ostkartell

BURE BARUTA // CABARET BALKAN, Jugoslawien/Frankreich, 1998 – Goran Paskaljević – 102min – OmENGLUT

Mittwoch, 25.05. // 20h // Ort: (p)ostkartell Büro – Kulturetage Altona, Große Bergstr. 214 more words


So I want to apologise for my recent disappearance from this blog. I have not forgotten about it, not in the least, but I have had essays and a Dissertation to finish. 179 more words

The Feature Creature

Mette Lysdahl - a Dane on her German affairs

After seven intense days of Berlinale the Danish actress Mette Lysdahl meets Berlinordic for lunch and a chat about the Danish and German film industries, as well as life as an actress in a tough environment. 1,011 more words


Tara at Berlinale: Lily Lane

When the Brothers’ Grimm first published their fairy tales, they were primarily intended for adults, not children. Though shorter editions followed, appealing to middle-class families, the stories retained their dark tone. Read more


Iranian documentary wins Amnesty International Film Prize

Mehrdad Oskouei’s ‘Starless Dreams’ (Royahaye Dame Sobh) along with ‘Fuocoammare’ (Fire at Sea) by Gianfranco Rosi have won the Amnesty International Film Prize at the 66th Berlin International Film Festival. 275 more words


The Slaves in the Freedom Factory

Two movies, two different scenes: A poet struggles with a heavy box full of unsold books. A musician meets another musician on a staircase; they’re both carrying boxes of unsold records. 2,098 more words