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Three Frames About Gender in the Film Industry

Three Frames About Gender in the Film Industry

The essay presents three snapshots revolving around the issues of gender in film. These frames are not enough to make a moving image, they are only juxtapositions. Besides not being comprehensive, it does not deal with wider issues of diversity like race, class, age or sexual orientation.
“To Dream We Are Wild And Free”

“To Dream We Are Wild And Free”

Diogo Costa Amarante is a Berlinale regular. He was a Talent Campus (now Berlinale Talents) participant in 2009, he returned with his short film As Rosas Brancas to the Berlinale Shorts selection in 2014, and came back to win the Golden Bear for Best Short Film with Cidade Pequena in 2016. Diogo was born in...
“Women are Braver in Taking Risks”  – an interview with Ewa Puszczyńska

“Women are Braver in Taking Risks” – an interview with Ewa Puszczyńska

Three years ago, a black and white, quiet, powerful drama reached for the top and won an Academy Award for Best Foreign Film. This was Ida, directed by Paweł Pawłowski and produced by the multi-talented and confident Ewa Puszczyńska. Although back in the day, she didn’t have a plan to get into the film business,...
"In the Cinema, I Am, Ideally, Not Alone" – a portrait of Maike Mia Höhne, the wonderwoman curating Berlinale Shorts

“In the Cinema, I Am, Ideally, Not Alone” – a portrait of Maike Mia Höhne, the wonderwoman curating Berlinale Shorts

Last summer Maike Mia Höhne celebrated 10 years curating for Berlinale Shorts, the springboard for short film directors with a voice. 2018 will be the 11th time that she gets to walk down the red carpet, enjoying the glamour, as we get to witness the fruit of her year-round work. Renown for its power to...
Changing Perspectives is Changing the Game  – the short and first films of Tom Tykwer

Changing Perspectives is Changing the Game – the short and first films of Tom Tykwer

Being the leader of Jury at the prestigious Berlinale is always an honour, but most definitely a difficult task to accomplish. This year, this great challenge was accepted by a true visionary, a Berlinale-favourite, director-writer-composer Tom Tykwer. Whether he is stretching the conception of time in Lola Rennt and the Cloud Atlas or displays the...
Short Film Awards at the 67th Berlinale

Short Film Awards at the 67th Berlinale

The 67th Berlin International Film Festival has come to a close and the Golden Bear for Best Film went to a Hungarian feature, On Body and Soul (Testről és lélekről) by Ildikó Enyedi. But there were several prizes for short films, check out the winners below.
Hungarian Film Magazine | The Berlinale Issue 2017

Hungarian Film Magazine | The Berlinale Issue 2017

Hungarian film is having a strong presence at the 66th Berlinale. ‘On Body and Soul‘ is selected for the Official Competiton, ‘1945‘ is in the Panorama and ‘Volcano Island‘ in the Generation programme.
Strong presence of Hungarian cinema at the 67th Berlinale

Strong presence of Hungarian cinema at the 67th Berlinale

The Berlin International Film Festival (9–19 February), will feature the latest work by Ildikó Enyedi, Ferenc Török and Anna Katalin Lovrity as well as many other films realized with the participation of Hungarian filmmakers. Actress Réka Tenki will be introduced in Berlin as one of the ten outstanding talents of European cinema worth watching.
Megjelent a World of Young Cinema berlini száma

Megjelent a World of Young Cinema berlini száma

A Daazo gondozásában megjelenő World of Young Cinema (korábban World of Shorts magazin néven ismert) legújabb számában a Berlinaléra fókuszál. A filmfesztiválon nyomtatott formában is elérhető, különleges illusztrációkkal teli kiadvány a fesztivál rövidfilmes programjának bemutatásán kívül első- nagyjátékfilmjüket készítő fiatal rendezőkkel, fesztiválokkal foglalkozik, és a virtuális valóság filmben való megjelenítését mutatja be.
Berlinale Talents 2017: Courageous Encounters

Berlinale Talents 2017: Courageous Encounters

On its 15th anniversary, Berlinale Talents once again offers the public and its 250 Talents a diverse programme of events, and proves that it’s still young enough to keep reinventing itself.
Generation 2017: Celebrating 40 Years of Film Programming for Young Audiences at the Berlinale

Generation 2017: Celebrating 40 Years of Film Programming for Young Audiences at the Berlinale

Forty years ago, the Berlinale launched the festival programme for the young cineastes. From the beginning the concept was embraced and celebrated by its target audiences and consequently expanded through the establishment of a further competition programme catering to adolescents. Since 2007, the Generation section has united the Kplus and 14plus competitions together under one...
Berlinale Shorts 2017 – Reframing the Image

Berlinale Shorts 2017 – Reframing the Image

23 films from 19 countries will be competing for the Golden and the Silver Bear as well as the Audi Short Film Award, worth € 20,000, and a nomination for the European Film Awards at the 2017 edition of Berlinale Shorts. The Algerian film Monangambeee, produced in 1969 and directed by Sarah Maldoror, will also...