“24 Weeks”, a harrowing German drama about a couple struggling to decide whether to have a late-term abortion, moved the audience to tears at its Berlin film festival premiere Sunday.
Hollywood came out in force on Thursday to kick off the Berlin film festival, with Meryl Streep joining George Clooney and the Coen brothers for the event where Europe’s refugee crisis will also play a starring role.
Fifty years ago, several films produced in East Germany were shelved by the country’s authorities. Now digitally restored, the Berlinale will present a retrospective of these once forbidden movies.
British actor Clive Owen and French-born fashion photographer Brigitte Lacombe will serve on the seven-member prize jury of this month’s Berlin film festival chaired by Meryl Streep.
“I’ve never seen a single tweet that I found interesting at all,” German film director Werner Herzog told reporters at the Sundance Film Festival. He was there to present his new documentary about the Internet.
The first German feature-length biopic on the Jewish teenage diarist Anne Frank will premiere next month at the 66th Berlin film festival, organisers said Friday.
An Austrian-German student film has been nominated for the “best live action short film” Oscar by the jury – placing it alongside blockbuster movies and A-list actors.
One of the most successful German actors in Hollywood talks about his new film and love-hate relationship with the United States. By Handelsblatt reporters ANDREAS AUSTILAT AND MORITZ HONERT.
With two new films, German cinema has rediscovered the country’s fiercest Nazi hunter, former prosecutor Fritz Bauer, honoring a man who fought against post-war amnesia about the Holocaust.
It was filmed in Berlin and a German actor stars with Tom Hanks. Spielberg’s latest film tells an incredible story – and it’s based on true facts. For decades, Germany has been a popular backdrop for spy films.