German director Doris Doerrie has begun shooting "Greetings From Fukushima," a Japan-set drama about life, love and loss. It is set in the aftermath of the triple disaster that hit Japan in 2011.
This portrait of female mariachi musicians in Mexico City doesn't probe too deep, but offers a satisfying mix of personality and culture with a moderate feminist slant.
An alienated punk and a war-refugee hooker prove that their feelings for one another go above and beyond societal constraints in "Bliss."
German producers are discovering new frontiers in the literary world -- a fact underscored by the many book adaptations heading to the bigscreen.
BERLIN -- Jason Reitman's "Young Adult" and Barnaby Southcombe's "I, Anna" are among the latest international pics selected for this year's Berlin Film Festival.
After acquiring film rights to Ferdinand von Schirach's bestselling "Verbrechen" (Crimes) earlier this year, Constantin Film has nabbed the criminal defense attorney's latest book, "Schuld" (Guilt).
Broad in more ways than one, colorfully styled blue-collar comedy "The Hairdresser" from vet German helmer Doris Doerrie ("Cherry Blossoms") marks her first outing with someone else's script.
A lyrical, often uplifting love letter to the highpoints of Teuton cinema, "Eye to Eye: All About German Film" is less a history, more an entertainment.
"S.O.P. Standard Operating Procedure," Errol Morris' examination of human rights violations at the Abu Ghraib prison in Iraq; Paul Thomas Anderson's "There Will Be Blood," starring Daniel Day-Lewis…
Pics helmed by Volker Schloendorff and Doris Doerrie are among 21 European projects to receive coin from Teutonic funding body Medienboard Berlin-Brandenburg.