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Berlinale 2017

Berlin Festival Boss Calls Harvey Weinstein Accusations, Cover-Up “Scandalous”

Festival directors condemned Weinstein's actions, with Venice head Alberto Barbera saying Weinstein "used his position to perform extreme violence again women."

Oscars: New Zealand Selects ‘One Thousand Ropes’ for Foreign-Language Category

The film is writer-director Tusi Tamesese’s follow-up to NZ’s 2012 Oscar entry, 'The Orator'

Oscars: Kyrgyzstan Selects ‘Centaur’ for Foreign-Language Category

The movie had its world premiere in the Panorama section of the Berlin film festival.

‘Arrhythmia’ Wins Grand Prix at Russia’s Kinotavr Fest

Rezo Gigineishvili collected the best director's award.

Stanley Tucci’s ‘Final Portrait’ Lands at Sony Pictures Classics

The film, following American writer James Lord and Alberto Giacometti, debuted at the Berlin Film Festival.

Mubi Snares Berlinale Golden Bear Winner ‘On Body and Soul’ for U.K. Theatrical, VOD Release

The curated VOD service also takes 'Felicite,' 'Have a Nice Day' and 'Mimosas.'

‘Investigating Paradise’ (‘Tahqiq fel djenna’): Film Review | Berlin 2017

Algerian director Merzak Allouache looks at the twisted religious rewards used to recruit jihadists in 'Investigating Paradise.'

‘Erase and Forget’: Film Review | Berlin 2017

Documentary director Andrea Luka Zimmerman embeds herself with Bo Gritz, the Special Forces veteran whose bloodthirsty real-life exploits inspired Rambo and others, in 'Erase and Forget.'

‘Animals’ (‘Tiere’): Film Review | Berlin 2017

A Swiss mountain holiday becomes a surreal nightmare in Polish director Greg Zglinski's mind-bending Eurothriller 'Animals,' which premiered in Berlin.

‘Centaur’: Film Review | Berlin 2017

Kyrgyz auteur Aktan Arym Kubat's sixth feature, 'Centaur,' focuses on a film projectionist-turned-horse thief contending with religious and economic forces tearing at his village.

‘1945’: Film Review | Berlin 2017

Hungarian director Ferenc Török's latest, '1945,' is an adaptation of a short story by Gabor T. Szanto set in the immediate postwar period in rural Hungary.

‘Almost Heaven’: Film Review | Berlin 2017

British documentary director Carol Salter follows a young woman's induction into her new job as a mortician in China in 'Almost Heaven.'