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Berlin Film Festival Summer Special to Present One-Off Audience Award

To celebrate its one-off summer event next month, the Berlin International Film Festival is introducing a one-off award. For the first, and presumably last, time, Berlin audiences will get to vote…

‘Ninjababy’: Film Review | SXSW 2021

A young cartoonist's unplanned pregnancy sparks anger, ambivalence and eventual emotional growth, with a nudge from an animated fetus in a bandit mask, in Norwegian director Yngvild Sve Flikke's…

‘Je Suis Karl’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

German director Christian Schwochow ('The Crown') returns home for this take on the rise of the far right in contemporary Europe.

‘What Do We See When We Look at the Sky?’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

Alexandre Koberidze’s Berlinale competition entry is a wondrous romance from Georgia.

‘Next Door’ (‘Nebenan’): Film Review | Berlin 2021

Daniel Brühl skewers celebrity privilege in his directing debut, playing a narcissistic version of himself who gets knocked from his perch by a resentful neighbor in gentrified East Berlin.

‘Ballad of a White Cow’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

The widow of a man wrongfully executed for murder seeks justice in all the wrong places in Behtash Sanaeeha and Maryam Moghaddam’s Iranian drama.

‘Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy’ (‘Guzen to sozo’): Film Review | Berlin 2021

Chance and coincidence play starring roles in Ryusuke Hamaguchi's female-driven portmanteau feature.

‘The Scary of Sixty-First’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

Dasha Nekrasova's feature debut revolves around two young women who unknowingly move into a Manhattan apartment that used to belong to Jeffrey Epstein.

‘Petite Maman’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

Céline Sciamma follows her international art-house breakthrough, 'Portrait of a Lady on Fire,' with this study of an 8-year-old girl who finds a unique path to better understanding her mother in the…

‘Tina’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

The Queen of Rock 'n' Roll, who survived an abusive marriage to rebuild herself as a superstar solo artist, looks back over her life and career in the inspirational portrait for HBO.

‘Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

Director Radu Jude's Berlin competition contender 'Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn' is a scathing social satire about sex, lies and videotape.

‘Natural Light’: Film Review | Berlin 2021

Hungarian soldiers in World War II patrol the icy forests of Ukraine in Denes Nagy’s feature bow.