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Berlin 2019

International Breakout Talents of 2019

The Hollywood Reporter looks at 12 international film and TV breakout talents — from 'Atlantics' director Mati Diop to 'Parasite' actress Park So-dam — who took the leap onto the world stage in 2019.

Oscars: Germany Selects ‘System Crasher’ for International Feature Film Category

Germany has picked Nora Fingscheidt's psychological drama 'System Crasher' as its candidate for the 92nd Academy Awards in the International Feature Film category.

Lionsgate Nabs Neil Burger’s YA Sci-Fi Thriller ‘Voyagers’

Lionsgate has picked up the U.S. rights to 'Voyagers,' the YA sci-fi thriller from director Neil Burger (Divergent) that also stars Colin Farrell.

‘Oray’: Film Review | Provincetown 2019

German writer-director Mehmet Akif Buyukatalay in 'Oray' explores the conflicts of a Muslim struggling to balance his beliefs with his human frailty after a regrettable mistake.

Cannes: Kino Lorber Picks up Berlin Winner ‘Synonyms’ for North America

Kino Lorber has picked up North American rights to Nadav Lapid’s Berlin Film Festival winner 'Synonyms.'

Berlin Film Festival: Incoming Bosses Add New Competition Section, Drop Two Sidebars

Carlo Chatrian and Mariette Rissenbeek, the new duo that will take over the Berlin International Film Festival as co-directors next year, on Tuesday unveiled their first major changes, cutting two sidebars and adding a new competition section for more experimental cinema.

Cinema Guild Nabs Berlin Silver Bear Winner ‘I Was at Home, but…’ (Exclusive)

The Cinema Guild has picked up the U.S. distribution rights to writer-director-editor Angela Schanelec's 'I Was at Home, but... (Ich was zuhause, aber...),' which earned the Silver Bear for best director at the 2019 Berlin Film Festival.

New Berlin Film Festival Bosses Unveil Selection Committee, Panorama Section Head

Carlo Chatrian and Mariette Rissenbeek, the new heads of the Berlin International Film Festival, have unveiled their first changes ahead of taking over from longtime Berlin director Dieter Kosslick this summer.

‘Vanishing Days’ (‘Man You’): Film Review | Berlin 2019

Twenty-two-year-old helmer Zhu Xin's 'Vanishing Days,' about a teenager's surreal experiences during one summer in the picturesque city of Hangzhou, bowed at Berlin's Forum program.

‘The Portuguese Woman’ (‘A portuguesa’): Film Review | Berlin 2019

A newly married young woman waits years for the return of her warrior husband in 'The Portuguese Woman,' a lightly experimental period drama from Portuguese director Rita Azevedo Gomes.

‘The Breath’ (‘Der atem’): Film Review | Berlin 2019

German director Uli M Schueppel completes his 'Berlin Chants' trilogy with 'The Breath,' a patchwork documentary of traumatic memories and intimate confessions.

‘Demons’: Film Review | Berlin 2019

A theater director's sadistic manipulating of his actors becomes surreal satire in Singapore filmmaker Daniel Hui's 'Demons.'