A chamber drama in which even the chamber itself is on the verge of collapse, Raoul Peck's "Murder in Pacot" offers little scope for healing as it surveys the geographical and psychological wreckage…
Berlin Film Festival
If the global "It Gets Better" campaign has lent a certain familiarity to narratives of gay teenage oppression and self-realization, that's hardly something to be held against "Misfits."
An octogenarian biodynamic farmer battles bureaucracy in his quest to preserve Danish Red dairy cattle, and to practice crop and animal husbandry in a respectful manner, in the inspiring…
German humor is a distinctly conflicted concept in "Hedi Schneider is Stuck," an improbably wry, compassionate character comedy about that least chucklesome of topics: clinical depression.
An arrestingly broken-backed story structure offers more surprises than the story itself in "Zurich," Dutch helmer Sacha Polak's grim but glisteningly crafted sophomore feature.
The 2015 Berlin Film Festival wasn't an auspicious one for the storied veterans of the 1970s New German Cinema, and that downward trend continued apace with Margarethe Von Trotta's "The Misplaced…
Beautifully lensed scenes testify to the master's 55 years in the director's chair, yet this unexpected return to features lacks the fullness of vision that graced "The Profession of Arms."
Jean-Gabriel Periot's welcome transition to feature-length docus offers a thought-provoking look at the Baader-Meinhof group, seen through the prism of Germany's nascent understanding of democracy.
Kino Lorber has acquired all North American rights to Jafar Panahi’s “Taxi” on the heels of the film winning the Golden Bear and the Fipresci International Critic’s Prize at the Berlin Film Festival…
Death and dipsomania get equally lifeless treatment in Taiwanese auteur Chang Tso-chi's muddled gay drama.