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Berlinale’s fluid Forum mixes media

Forum, the Berlin International Film Festival's avant-garde sidebar, has for the past three years developed an avant-garde of its own -- Forum Expanded -- which leaps across the boundaries between the gallery, the performance space and the movie theater.

Gay icons power Berlin’s Panorama

The Berlin International Film Festival's Panorama art house sidebar is celebrating its 30th anniversary this year, and organizers have programmed an intricate lattice of cinematic events to mark the occasion.

Sergey Dvortsevoy’s ‘Tulpan’ wins in Zurich

The Zurich Film Festival closed Sunday, honoring Greek helmer Costa-Gavras and dishing out awards for its feature and documentary competition winners as well as the audience prize and a new talent award.

The Baader Meinhof Complex

By keeping an intense focus on the women of the Baader Meinhof Gang, the film achieves a moving character study amid breakneck action that feels surprisingly accurate.


Four long-haired young men from across the pond have come to the U.S. They send massive crowds of teenage girls into a frenzy in their native country, and now they're in the States playing clubs and appearing at the MTV Video Music Awards in Hollywood.

Commentary: Tokio Hotel making jump across pond

Girls in such countries as Poland and France are learning German in order to understand Bill Kaulitz's lyrics of teenage disaffection, writes BONNIE J. GORDON.

Cartoon Movie forum packs bags for Lyon

Cartoon Movie, the European animation co-production forum, will take place in Lyon next year instead of at its traditional home in Potsdam.

Two local films pass million mark in Germany

Two German-made films broke the million-ticket ceiling in their home market this past week, continuing the trend toward greater success for domestic productions in the territory.

German ‘Beat Your Host’ sold to TF1

A German reality show currently enjoying success in Great Britain as "Beat Your Host" has been sold to France's commercial broadcaster TF1, marketer SevenOne International said Thursday.

Industry speculates Premiere CEO forced out

A day after the surprise resignation of Michael Boernicke as CEO of German pay TV operation Premiere, speculation has been rife that the former Leo Kirch executive was forced out in favor of Mark Williams, head of European and Asian operations at News Corp.

Peter Fonda to lead Zurich festival jury

The fourth Zurich Film Festival is flexing its muscles on the European circuit with its announcement of a jury led by Peter Fonda.

IM faces another suit over ‘Stopping Power’

Troubled Munich-Los Angeles film group IM Internationalmedia AG has been sued in California state court by R Media Acquisitions LLC for 5.5 million euros ($7.7 million).