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El Hombre Nuevo (The New Man) - Berlinale Review

Originally published in The Upcoming as part of the Berlinale 2015 coverage.

El Hombre Nuevo follows Nicaraguan born transvestite Stephania as she returns to her hometown, which she left as a child. 381 more words

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Tell Spring Not to Come This Year - Berlinale Review

Originally published in The Upcoming as part of the Berlinale 2015 coverage.

Tell Spring Not to Come This Year has already been met with a resoundingly positive reaction, gaining the Amnesty International Film Award as well as the Best Documentary award in the Panorama section at Berlinale 2015. 325 more words

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Out of My Hand - Berlinale review

Originally published in The Upcoming as part of the Berlinale 2015 coverage.

Out of My Hand is the second foreign production narrative film ever shot in Liberia, and it gives us an exclusive glimpse into the everyday lives of the plantation workers living there.  336 more words

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Film Review | Berlin Syndrome (2017), directed by Cate Shortland

A 20-something-year-old Australian girl decides to pack a bag and fly solo halfway across the world to Berlin.

Not exactly a surprise, then, as to why I was highly interested in seeing this film from the many others offered during this year’s Berlinale. 1,696 more words

Gegen die Wand / Head-On (2004)

Born in Hamburg to Turkish parents, Fatih Akin explores the struggle to find love amidst the identity crisis of a second generation Turkish immigrant, in this gritty film and winner of the 2004 Berlinale.

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