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January 2018
 
 
 
 
BERLINALE 2018
3 DAYS IN QUIBERON (© Rohfilm Factory/Peter Hartwig)
IN THE AISLES (© Sommerhaus Filmproduktion/Anke Neugebauer)
MY BROTHER'S NAME IS ROBERT AND HE IS AN IDIOT (© Philip Gröning Filmproduktion)
TRANSIT (© Marco Krüger/Schramm Film)

GERMAN FILMS IN THE PROGRAM

Four German filmmakers in the Competition, another one with a Berlinale Special Gala, Tom Tykwer as the president of the International Jury, new film talents in Perspektive Deutsches Kino, and even more at the 68th Berlin International Film Festival (15 – 25 February 2018). 

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EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS


European Film Promotion's (EFP) initiative EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS will be presenting Europe's best young actors for the 21st time at the Berlinale. Franz Rogowski, who is also represented with two films in the Competition, will be taking part as the German SHOOTING STAR. 

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GERMAN FILMS' STAND AT THE EFM


The team of German Films looks forward to seeing you at the European Film Market and will be on hand to answer questions about German cinema in an international context: 

from 15 – 22 February 2018
European Film Market in the Martin Gropius Bau
Stand number: 18
Telephone number: +49-30-259 303 – 415

German Films' foreign representatives for China and Eastern Europe will also be on hand in Berlin for questions about production and distribution in their territories. 

There is a change for the German Films contact person for North America

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WHAT'S NEW IN GERMAN CINEMA – OUTLOOK FOR 2018

New films by Oscar® winners and Berliner Schule icons, international stars under German direction, football stories and highly anticipated sequels of hit series... German cinema has quite a lot of exciting things in store during 2018. 

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FACE TO FACE WITH GERMAN FILMS UNVEILS ITS NEXT SIX ‘FACES’
© German Films/Joachim Gern

FACE TO FACE WITH GERMAN FILMS is going into round three. In its new edition, the German Films initiative supporting German cinema internationally will focus on the artists behind the camera. 

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OSCAR® NOMINATIONS FOR GERMAN SHORT FILM DIRECTORS
WATU WOTE - ALL OF US (© Hamburg Media School)

WATU WOTE - ALL OF US by the German director Katja Benrath (Hamburg Media School) has been nominated for an Oscar® in the Best Live Action Short category. Other nominations went to the German short film directors Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer, the film composer Hans Zimmer as well as to four German co-productions. This was announced by the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS). 

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FESTIVALS

Rotterdam: Focus on Young German Cinema. More...

German films at Fantasporto, in Santa BarbaraGöteborg, and Angers and at the New York Jewish Film Festival.

 
 
AWARDS

Golden Globe® and Critics Choice Award for IN THE FADE. 

World Cinema Grand Jury Prize: Documentary for OF FATHERS AND SONS at Sundance. More...

Awards for German films in AngersPalm Springs und at Flickerfest Sydney.

 
 
INTERNATIONAL RELEASES

International releases of German films in February 2018 supported by the German Films Distribution Support ProgramMore...

 
 
BOX OFFICE HIGHLIGHTS

Box office successes for IN THE FADE in France and Germany. More...