German Filmmakers Prominently Programmed
Five German directors will be presenting their films in the Competition of the 65th Berlinale (5-15 February 2015):
Former Silver Bear winner Andreas Dresen is in the line-up with AS WE WERE DREAMING (Rommel Film, Iskremas Filmproduktion). The film tells the story of five friends in Leipzig after the fall of the Berlin Wall.
Sebastian Schipper will be presenting VICTORIA (Monkey Boy, Deutschfilm, Radical Media), centered around a Spanish girl, who meets four young guys from Berlin outside a club. What starts as a big crazy adventure quickly turns into a nightmare.
Werner Herzog will also be in the Competition with the star-studded US production QUEEN OF THE DESERT.
13 MINUTES by Oliver Hirschbiegel (Lucky Bird Pictures, Delphi Medien, Philipp Filmproduction) relates the backround of the failed attack on Hitler in 1939 and
EVERY THING WILL BE FINE by Wim Wenders (DE/CA/SE/NO, Neue Road Movies) with James Franco in the lead will be shown in the Berlinale Competition - Out of Competition. Wim Wenders, who has just been nominated for the Oscar®, will receive the Golden Honorary Bear. The Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York is taking this occasion as the opportunity to stage a retrospective of the filmmaker in collaboration with the Berlinale and the Deutsche Kinemathek from 2 -7 March 2015.
THE MISPLACED WORLD by Margarethe von Trotta (Clasart Film- und Fernsehproduktion, Tele München) starring Barbara Sukowa and Katja Riemann will be the closing film of the Berlinale Special. Daniel Brühl and Tom Schilling appear opposite Helen Mirren and Ryan Reynolds in the cast of WOMAN IN GOLD by Simon Curtis, which is also screening in this section.
The complete Berlinale program with numerous other German films and co-productions will be published at www.berlinale.de on 27 January 2015. All of the films announced so far can be found here.
Perspektive Deutsches Kino
The section Perspektive Deutsches Kino aims to give an outlook on the future profile of German cinema. German Films supports the up-and-coming filmmakers at the Berlinale to offer the directors whose films are screening in the section the chance to network with international festival delegates and distributors. All of the films programmed at Perspektive Deutsches Kino are published here.
LOLA at Berlinale
The LOLA at Berlinale section at the Zoo-Palast will show German feature films that have been pre-selected for the 2015 German Film Awards. The screenings are open to all accredited professionals. Screening times will be published at the end of January at www.berlinale.de.
EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS
2015 is the 18th year that European Film Promotion (EFP) is organizing the EUROPEAN SHOOTING STARS in order to cast a spotlight on Europe's best young acting talents and bring them together with the industry. The German SHOOTING STAR is Jannis Niewöhner. More…
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