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Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Gangubai Kathiawadi going to Berlinale: Never felt this enthusiasm since Devdas went to Cannes
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Sanjay Leela Bhansali on Gangubai Kathiawadi going to Berlinale: Never felt this enthusiasm since Devdas went to Cannes

"I don’t know why our mainstream films are not sent to international film festivals. Gangubai Kathiawadi is a celebration of mainstream cinema. It is dark yet flamboyant. It is my most restrained work to date," says Sanjay Leela Bhansali.

M Night Shyamalan to serve as jury head at 2022 Berlin Film Festival
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M Night Shyamalan to serve as jury head at 2022 Berlin Film Festival

Artistic director Carlo Chatrian said he is "pleased and honoured" that Shyamalan accepted the festival's invitation to head the jury

Berlin Film Festival will return to in-person edition in 2022 after going virtual for a year due to COVID-19
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Berlin Film Festival will return to in-person edition in 2022 after going virtual for a year due to COVID-19

"The experiences of the last months have shown that on-location events can take place safely and successfully, and how important they are for dialogue and exchange," said directors of the Berlin Film Festival.

Berlin Film Festival confirms all-outdoor edition in June, organisers say 'received positive signals' from govt
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Berlin Film Festival confirms all-outdoor edition in June, organisers say 'received positive signals' from govt

The event will comprise of movies shown online at the March edition, including the winners of its Golden and Silver Bear prizes, which will be awarded at a gala ceremony on 13 June.

Berlinale 2021: The so-near-yet-so-far stark contrast between theatrical and home viewing experience
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Berlinale 2021: The so-near-yet-so-far stark contrast between theatrical and home viewing experience

I’ve never felt more removed from the real Berlinale, as the yearly festival is known, or sensed more acutely the strange sterility of pandemic-era online movie watching.

Berlinale 2021: Romanian director Radu Jude's Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn wins Golden Bear
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Berlinale 2021: Romanian director Radu Jude's Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn wins Golden Bear

Radu Jude's Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn, about a teacher facing scrutiny over a sex tape, has the “rare and essential quality of a lasting art work, the Berlinale jury said.

Tina Turner bids 'goodbye' to legions of fans with Berlin Film Festival documentary
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Tina Turner bids 'goodbye' to legions of fans with Berlin Film Festival documentary

Tina includes emotional interviews with the singer in which she recounts her childhood of grinding poverty picking cotton in the Tennessee fields, her singing debut with violent husband Ike Turner and her lonely years even as the world's top female rock star.

Berlinale 2021: Daniel Bruehl's 'humiliating' Hollywood experience shaped his directorial debut Next Door
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Berlinale 2021: Daniel Bruehl's 'humiliating' Hollywood experience shaped his directorial debut Next Door

"It was a very purging, cleansing experience for me to show this humiliating aspect finally in a movie," says Daniel Bruehl on Next Door, premiering in competition at the film festival.

Berlinale 2021: Memory Box directors discuss wading through Beirut blast and the pandemic
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Berlinale 2021: Memory Box directors discuss wading through Beirut blast and the pandemic

The first Lebanese contender in the Berlinale competition in four decades, Memory Box is one of 15 films vying for the Golden Bear top prize.

Berlin Film Festival 2021 competition lineup includes Daniel Bruhl's directorial debut Next Door, Celine Sciamma's Petite Maman
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Berlin Film Festival 2021 competition lineup includes Daniel Bruhl's directorial debut Next Door, Celine Sciamma's Petite Maman

The Competition lineup unveiled 15 titles including from filmmakers Celine Sciamma, Daniel Bruhl and Xavier Beauvois among others

Shardul Bhardwaj on picking characters that celebrate human dignity, from Eeb Allay Ooo! to Unpaused
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Shardul Bhardwaj on picking characters that celebrate human dignity, from Eeb Allay Ooo! to Unpaused

In two films one year apart (Eeb Allay Ooo! to Chand Mubarak in Amazon anthology Unpaused), 28-year-old Shardul Bhardwaj has given a face to the Indian migrant crisis.

Berlin Film Festival 2021 likely to go virtual as Germany enters into new lockdown
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Berlin Film Festival 2021 likely to go virtual as Germany enters into new lockdown

Berlin Film Festival, initially scheduled as an in-person event from 11 to 21 February 2021, will now reportedly announce some major changes for the 71st festival this week

Berlin International Film Festival announces they'll adopt gender-neutral awards from 2021
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Berlin International Film Festival announces they'll adopt gender-neutral awards from 2021

The organisers at Berlin Film Festival said the Silver Bears, which until this year included the best actor and best actress honours, will be replaced with a Silver Bear for Best Leading Performance and a Silver Bear for Best Supporting Performance.

Coronavirus Outbreak: MAMI, Cannes, major film festivals unite for 10-day global virtual movie event
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Coronavirus Outbreak: MAMI, Cannes, major film festivals unite for 10-day global virtual movie event

Tribeca Enterprises, the company behind the Tribeca Film Festival, and YouTube announced the online festival Monday. Other festivals will also contribute curated programming, including the Sundance Film Festival, the Venice Film Festival and those in Berlin, Tokyo and New York.

Golden Bear winner Mohammad Rasoulof sentenced to jail after authorities find his work 'propaganda against system'
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Golden Bear winner Mohammad Rasoulof sentenced to jail after authorities find his work 'propaganda against system'

Mohammad Rasoulof’s sentence arose from three films that Iran’s authorities found to be “propaganda against the system”

Amid Mohammad Rasoulof's Berlinale win for There Is No Evil, revisiting his 2009 tour de force, The White Meadows
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Amid Mohammad Rasoulof's Berlinale win for There Is No Evil, revisiting his 2009 tour de force, The White Meadows

Mohammad Rasoulof’s concern with portraying normal people who carry out everyday chores for authoritarian societies goes back to his 2009 film The White Meadows — a powerful work which established the acclaimed filmmaker as a strident and unique voice in Iranian cinema.

There Is No Evil review: Iranian film that won the Golden Bear at Berlinale 2020 could be the next global blockbuster
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There Is No Evil review: Iranian film that won the Golden Bear at Berlinale 2020 could be the next global blockbuster

Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof’s There Is No Evil won the top honour, the Golden Bear, at Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival.

Berlinale 2020: Banned Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's film There is No Evil wins Golden Bear award
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Berlinale 2020: Banned Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's film There is No Evil wins Golden Bear award

Berlinale 2020's jury president British actor Jeremy Irons, hailed the way There is No Evil showed “the web an authoritarian regime weaves among ordinary people, drawing them towards inhumanity.

Berlinale 2020 opening film My Salinger Year, based on Joanna Rakoff’s memoir, fails to rise above its subject matter
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Berlinale 2020 opening film My Salinger Year, based on Joanna Rakoff’s memoir, fails to rise above its subject matter

My Salinger Year is a tastefully done tribute to Rakoff’s years at Salinger’s literary agency but at the lack of narrative tension or real friction, it feels flat like a bottle of champagne left out too long, hence lost its fizz.

Distant Journey, part of Berlinale Classics this year, is one of the first films to depict horrors of the Holocaust
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Distant Journey, part of Berlinale Classics this year, is one of the first films to depict horrors of the Holocaust

Distant Journey was banned by the Stalinist censors. Now, the digitally restored version will premiere in the Classics section at the Berlinale this year.