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Interview with Dieter Kosslick and a look back on 2010 Berlinale

Under Kosslick’s direction the Berlin International Film Festival has become the largest international film festival adding virtually each year new program components, which have been frequently emulated by other film festivals. As distinct from the Cannes Film Festival which admits … Continue reading

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Interview with Berlinale’s 2010 Panorama : Wieland Speck

Wieland serves as the Director of the Panorama section and the Teddy Awards. He has worked at the berlinale for 30 years as a programmer, was appointed head of Panorama in 1993 and has managed the Teddy awards ever since. … Continue reading

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2010 Berlinale: JUD SUESS Resurrected

In German and Jewish themed film festivals the focus on the Third Reich and the Holocaust remains essential as expressed in the large number of features and documentaries screened on those topics. The New York Jewish Film Festival excelled earlier … Continue reading

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Berlinale 2010 two lasting film moments (and some stars)

Awards by the specialized juries at the berlinale sometimes are a better indication of the quality of the productions selected than the official awards, though in the 2010 berlinale edition, few disputed the selections of the jury run by Werner … Continue reading

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Berlinale At 60: A Look Back

As birthdays go, 60 is not quite as significant as 50 or 75, but it seems that anytime a person or an event reaches a milestone that involves a 0, it is an opportunity for reflection on the past. For … Continue reading

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Polanski In Switzerland, His Film In Berlin

In what has to be one of the most bizarre red carpet scenarios in many a moon, the Berlinale is bracing for the buzz storm surrounding the world premiere of THE GHOST WRITER, the latest film from director Roman Polanski. And while the stars of … Continue reading

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Berlin Begin To Howl

One of the anticipated titles having its International Premiere at the Berlinale today is HOWL, one of the hits of last month’s Sundance Film Festival. More than 50 years after its initial publication, the tone poem HOWL is still a shocking bit of humanism, a cry for … Continue reading

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2010 Berlinale – Articles

2010 Berlinale: JUD SUESS Resurrected Berlinale At 60: A Look Back Polanski In Switzerland, His Film In Berlin Berlin Begin To Howl Jean Renoir Classic At Berlinale Chinese Film To Open 2010 Berlinale Russian Drag Queens In The Spotlight In … Continue reading

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Chinese Film To Open 2010 Berlinale

The 2010 edition of the Berlin International Film Festival, a film event second in importance only to Cannes, begins on Thursday evening with the International Premiere of a new Chinese film. APART TOGETHER by Tuan Yuan will kick off the … Continue reading

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Russian Drag Queens In The Spotlight In Berlin

The  Panorama section of the Berlin International Film Festival, affectionately called the Berlinale, has always been devoted to stories about people on the edge. The program strand, which was founded by legendary archivist and distributor Manfred Salzgeber and continues under … Continue reading

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