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Good Bye, Lenin!

From drag queens to Deutschland, we’re back this month with a screening of Wolfgang Becker’s tragicomic nostalgia-pic, Good Bye, Lenin! (2003).

Leeds Cineforum veteran and Russian scholar, Nathan Brand, will introduce the film, sharing some background information and offering food for thought before we watch it. 108 more words

Scenes From A Marriage

(Dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1973)

Bergman’s move to television in the early 1970s prompted a further series of challenges for the man who had done perhaps more than any other to redefine the boundaries or cinema in the previous decade.   719 more words

The Operative (Germany- Israel-US-France 2019)

This was the title that I saw at the Kino International. This is one of the venues in the Berlinale, but it has a cachet of its own. 630 more words

Festivals And Conferences

A Yorgos Lanthimos Sampling ('The Lobster' [2015], 'The Killing of a Sacred Deer' [2017], 'The Favourite' [2018]): Triple Review

Directed by: Yorgos Lanthimos || Produced by: Ceci Dempsey, Lee Magiday [Lobster, Favourite], Ed Guiney, Yorgos Lanthimos

Screenplay by: Efthimis Filippou, Yorgos Lanthimos [ 1,438 more words

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The Ground Beneath My Feet / (Der Boden unter den Füßen , Austria 2018)

This title was a Berlinale Press Screening held in the Berlinale Palast; outside the Festival the Theater am Potsdamer Platz. This is has a vast auditorium seating 1600 people with two balconies. 559 more words

Festivals And Conferences

The Passion of Anna

(dir. Ingmar Bergman, 1969)

Colour!!  That has to be the first thing to note about Bergman’s next film to be set entirely on the remote island of Faro.   865 more words