The Berlinale and the Frankfurt Book Fair have been getting increasingly chummy in the past year. A partnership between the two events began at the Berlinale in 2005, and that was followed by joint…
One of the Berlinale's most ambitious projects of recent years has been the Talent Campus. Since its launch in 2003, the educational platform has not only helped make the festival more relevant to…
Berlin is a green and open city with enough parks and natural spaces to keep any urban treehugger happy. Unfortunately, chilly February is not the ideal month to take advantage of this.
Celebrating its fifth year, the totally Teutonic sidebar Perspektive Deutsches Kino is on a roll despite the gloomy climate of drooping box office and lower market share for local pics.
Film director Luis Llosa and novelist Mario Vargas Llosa, are at the Berlinale to tubthump "The Feast of the Goat," which is directed by Luis and based on a novel by Mario -- which many regard as the…
Stina Werenfels' first feature "Going Private" (Nachbeben) is the only Swiss pic screening in Panorama, but "Private's" theme of social deterioration is right in keeping with the Berlinale's often…
African filmmakers and the European orgs that tend to finance their work will huddle in Berlin today. Mini gabfest, part of the Berlinale Talent Campus, will address the difficulties facing African…
Nicole Kidman will narrate "The Simon Wiesenthal Documentary" which has just been put into production by Moriah, the docu production arm of the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
One of the nice things about being Dieter Kosslick is that not only do you get to hang out with all the people you admire in cinema, you also get to invite them over and give them an award.
In a major turnaround, the Pusan fest's new market has ditched plans to use the cavernous Bexco convention center. Instead, the new mart (Oct. 15-18) will take over most of the Grand Hotel in…
The skewing of elections in Iraq by U.S. army and U.N. forces, the mysterious realities of Iranian life, personal reflections in Tel Aviv triggered by a terrorist attack. These are just some of the…