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Donald Trump Trade Policies, Personality Loom Over Berlin Film Festival

Fest director Dieter Kosslick calls the U.S. president "overrated" as insiders fret over his travel ban: "We have to worry about the visa status of every person we work with."

Berlin Market Preview: Newbies, Vets Buy Early and Often

"You can't really build a release slate anymore just by culling through finished films at festivals."

Berlin: Download THR’s Day 1 Daily

A film market preview, an analysis of Donald Trump's dealmaking shadow and exclusive news of a 'Star Wars' spoof.

Why Luca Guadagnino Didn’t Include Gay Actors or Explicit Sex Scenes in ‘Call Me by Your Name’ (Q&A)

The Italian auteur discusses bringing his Sundance smash to Berlin and expands on his plans to remake the horror classic 'Suspiria' with Tilda Swinton and Dakota Johnson.

Berlin: eOne Exec Explains ‘I, Daniel Blake’ Grassroots Marketing and ‘BFG’s’ U.K. Success (Q&A)

British exec Alex Hamilton discusses his Midas touch when it comes to releasing underperforming Hollywood titles in the U.K. ('BFG,' anyone?).

Berlin: Music Box Films Takes Swedish Hit ‘A Man Called Ove’ for North America

The grumpy old man comedy has grossed $20 million in Sweden.

Berlin Winner ‘Fire at Sea’ Nabbed by Kino Lorber for North America

Meryl Streep, president of this year's Berlin competition jury, called Rosi's film "urgent, imaginative and necessary."

Berlin: Director of Golden Bear Winner Talks Refugee Crisis Doc (Q&A)

"People are dying, thousands, tens of thousands ... we can't just watch and do nothing," Gianfranco Rosi tells THR about the motivation behind his documentary 'Fire at Sea.'

Berlin Film Festival: The Winners List

Gianfranco Rosi's refugee documentary 'Fire at Sea' wins the Golden Bear for best film at a Berlin festival that was even more political than usual.

Berlin: ‘Tomcat’ Wins Teddy Award for Best Film

The drama, from Austrian-actor-turned-director Handl Klaus, sees violence shatter the blissful lives of a gay couple living in Vienna.

Berlin: Israeli Musical Drama ‘Junction 48’ Wins Audience Award

Palestinians use hip-hop to fight back against Israeli oppression in Udi Aloni's upbeat feature.

Berlin: Latvian Drama ‘Mellow Mud’ Takes Crystal Bear Award

Chilean coming-of-age movie 'The Plants' takes the runner-up grand prize of Berlin's Generation sidebar, which focuses on children and youth films.