What does a festival director want? Big-name auteurs, yes; cinematic gems, for sure; and a sprinkling of younger talent ready to grab the spotlight.
Though sometimes confused with his countryman Hong Sang-soo (whose own latest feature, 48-year-old writer-director Im Sang-soo is in many ways his polar opposite.
Asked to recall his most satisfying moment working on "Nip/Tuck," series topper-creator Ryan Murphy tells not of an award or glowing review but a phone call.
French event has actually grown in stature as number of challengers increases.
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Arguably the most significant living German screenwriter, Wolfgang Kohlhaase's tribute at this year's Berlinale is especially fitting.
Michael Verhoeven's directing career has constituted an unflinching critique of Germany's 20th century history and its legacy.
After the end of WWII, former soldier and passionate cinephile Alfred Bauer served as film adviser to the British military government.
Based in Wiesbaden, Germany, the Friedrich-Wilhelm-Murnau Foundation is one of Europe's most respected film cultural organizations, named after the great German maker of "Nosferatu" (1922) and…
Despite what you might believe, you've never really seen Fritz Lang's "Metropolis."
Having now established itself firmly in Potsdamer Platz, and with its years in the West's Zoo district an increasingly hazy memory, the Berlinale this year is seeking to extend its reach further…