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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


My Berlinale Adventure

The trip to Berlin for the 66th International film Festival was absolutely amazing. It was really exciting, because it was my first film festival. I am so glad for that opportunity, because I had the chance to meet with Directors, Producers, Actors and other professionals. 220 more words

Interview: Mehrdad Oskouei, on 'Starless Dreams' and Documentaries in Iran

*This interview was originally published at Hazlitt.

Mehrdad Oskouei has been one of the biggest names on the Iranian documentary scene for the past decade. 3,924 more words

Iranian Cinema