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Berlin International Film Festival pushed to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic, will be split in two parts
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Berlin International Film Festival pushed to 2021 due to COVID-19 pandemic, will be split in two parts

While a virtual Berlinale will be held online in March, organisers are scheduling a summer event with numerous film screenings for the public in theatres

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.

Black Coal, Thin Ice, Diao Yinan’s Berlinale Golden Bear winner, smuggles fascinating layers into a genre film
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Black Coal, Thin Ice, Diao Yinan’s Berlinale Golden Bear winner, smuggles fascinating layers into a genre film

When genre conventions are punctuated by other considerations, Black Coal, Thin Ice slowly drifts away (in a good way) from the expected.

Rima Das on seeking inspiration from nature during lockdown, and the North East stigma attached to coronavirus
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Rima Das on seeking inspiration from nature during lockdown, and the North East stigma attached to coronavirus

Rima Das talks about how the lockdown is helping nature heal, and how the cancellation of film festivals will serve as a setback to independent cinema.

Stella Dallas, screened as part of King Vidor retrospective at Berlinale 2020, depicts a marvelously grey protagonist
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Stella Dallas, screened as part of King Vidor retrospective at Berlinale 2020, depicts a marvelously grey protagonist

In Stella Dallas (1937), Barbra Stanwyck plays the titular character, the daughter of a millworker who wants more from life.

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.

Onward movie review: Pixar's new film has a strong emotional premise but relies too heavily on slapstick humour
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Onward movie review: Pixar's new film has a strong emotional premise but relies too heavily on slapstick humour

Onward follows the lives of two elf brothers, Ian (Tom Holland) and Barley (Chris Pratt), and their quest to reunite with their long-deceased father briefly.

Federico Fellini’s The Swindle, part of Berlinale Classics, brings to fore the filmmaker’s deeply Catholic concerns
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Federico Fellini’s The Swindle, part of Berlinale Classics, brings to fore the filmmaker’s deeply Catholic concerns

Fellini’s religious portrayals have always been criticised by a section of conservative Italian society, leading them to wonder if he is really a Catholic.

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.

Berlinale 2020 to host conversations between filmmakers, including the wonderfully eccentric Swedish director Roy Andersson
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Berlinale 2020 to host conversations between filmmakers, including the wonderfully eccentric Swedish director Roy Andersson

Roy Andersson is genuinely hilarious and truly original as can be deduced from his Living trilogy, which excels in 'absurd' comedy.

At the Berlinale Talents programme as part of the prestigious film festival, India sees sizable representation
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At the Berlinale Talents programme as part of the prestigious film festival, India sees sizable representation

Berlinale Talents program will run concurrently with the film festival from 22-27 February, 2020.

Berlinale 2020: S Jaishankar to inaugurate Indian Pavilion; three films, one documentary part of lineup
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Berlinale 2020: S Jaishankar to inaugurate Indian Pavilion; three films, one documentary part of lineup

The India Pavilion at the Berlinale will provide a platform to popularise Indian cinema in the overseas market.

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.

Psycho, Aswathama, Anjaam Pathiraa: In the season of serial killers, revisiting The Golden Glove from Berlinale 2019
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Psycho, Aswathama, Anjaam Pathiraa: In the season of serial killers, revisiting The Golden Glove from Berlinale 2019

German filmmaker Fatih Akin’s The Golden Glove premiered in the Competition section at the 2019 Berlin Film Festival.

Rima Das, Village Rockstars and Bulbul Can Sing director, part of International Jury at Berlinale
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Rima Das, Village Rockstars and Bulbul Can Sing director, part of International Jury at Berlinale

Rima Das will be part of a jury also comprising Iranian filmmaker Abbas Amini and South African filmmaker Jenna Bass.

Berlin Film Festival 2020: Tom Holland's Onward, Willem Dafoe's Siberia part of line-up; see full list
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Berlin Film Festival 2020: Tom Holland's Onward, Willem Dafoe's Siberia part of line-up; see full list

The lineup of Berlin Film Festival 2020 was unveiled by new artistic director Carlo Chatrian on Wednesday.

Jeremy Irons to serve as jury president of Berlin International Film Festival 2020
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Jeremy Irons to serve as jury president of Berlin International Film Festival 2020

The announcement was made by the artistic director Carlo Chatrian in a statement posted on the Berlin International Film Festival's website

Laal Kaptaan hairstylist Darshan Yewalekar deconstructs process of designing Saif Ali Khan's Naga sadhu headgear
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Laal Kaptaan hairstylist Darshan Yewalekar deconstructs process of designing Saif Ali Khan's Naga sadhu headgear

Laal Kaptaan hairstylist Darshan Yewalekar talks about designing Saif Ali Khan's striking headgear in Laal Kaptaan, and collaborating with Ranveer Singh on all his hairstyles.

Bong Joon-ho's Palme d'Or winning film Parasite pulled out of Chinese Film Festival for 'technical reasons'
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Bong Joon-ho's Palme d'Or winning film Parasite pulled out of Chinese Film Festival for 'technical reasons'

Parasite is the first South Korean film to receive the Palme d'Or, the highest honour at the Cannes Film Festival.