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Film Festivals, Human Rights Groups Call for Release of Belarusian Director

The Sundance, Berlin, and Cannes Film Festivals, along with numerous human rights and film industry groups, have called for the immediate release of Tatsiana…

Natalie Morales’ ‘Language Lessons’ Drama Lands at Shout! Studios

Morales' feature directorial debut written by and also starring Mark Duplass bowed in Berlin and earned an audience award at SXSW.

Bleecker Street Nabs ‘I’m Your Man’ Sci-Fi Comedy

Dan Stevens stars as a love robot in Maria Schrader's romantic comedy that debuted in competition in Berlin.

‘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…

Neon’s Super LTD Grabs Tony Stone’s ‘Ted K’ Thriller

The Unabomber true crime drama where Sharlto Copley plays the Rocky Mountains wilderness recluse bowed in Berlin.

Berlin: ‘Werewolves Within’ Sells Wide

Josh Ruben's comedy-horror film, starring Sam Richardson and Milana Vayntrub, was snatched up by distributors across Europe, Asia, and Latin America after its debut at Berlin's European Film Market.

Berlin Film Festival Sets Summer Dates for Public Event

The winners of the Berlin International Film Festival will be screened for audiences in the German capital in June. 

Blurring Fact and Fiction: How a Handful of Berlin Titles Force Viewers to “Wonder What’s Real”

In films like Netflix's 'A Cop Movie' and Daniel Brühl-directed 'Next Door,' there is no easy division between drama and documentary: "It's fiction, but a lot of it is true."

Berlin: ‘Mr. Bachmann and His Class’ Director Maria Speth on ‘Holding a Mirror to German Society’

The documentary, which won a Silver Bear at the Berlin International Film Festival, follows an unorthodox teacher and his sixth-grade students, most of them from immigrant families.

German Actor Tom Schilling on ‘Fabian’ and the Lessons of the Weimar Republic for Today

He plays a young man coming of age in pre-Hitler Berlin in Dominik Graf's movie, which premiered in competition at the Berlin International Film Festival and was picked up for release in North…

Berlin: Competition Titles ‘I’m Your Man,’ ‘Next Door’ Sell Wide

Dan Stevens stars as a love robot in Maria Schrader's sci-fi romantic comedy, while Daniel Bruhl stars in, and directs, the dark comedy 'Next Door.'

Berlin Market Wrap: Netflix Spending Spree, Indie Resurgence

Independent distributors worldwide, buoyed by vaccine rollouts and the promise of theaters reopening, looked ready to go all-in on major projects at Berlin.