The Berlin International Film Festival starts on Thursday. This year's opening film "The Grand Budapest Hotel" was shot in an old department store in Görlitz, a city on the German-Polish border.
Along with highlights from the 67th International Berlin Film Festival's packed program, the seven jury members who will be picking the winning films this year have been revealed.
The Berlinale's opening fim, "Django," examines how artists response to totalitarianism. The head of Germany's largest film festival says he doesn't want to talk about Trump - but the film lineup speaks for itself.
From Mice Pence's opposition to gay rights to Hungary's anti-immigrant policies, the Berlinale has cinematic replies to global rightist politics. Many come from Germany, which knows first-hand what populism can bring.
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