Canadian-born filmmaker Derek Howard is rubbing shoulders with the biggest names in the industry at the Berlinale. He tells us why film is getting even more international, and why Berlin is the place to be.
New leadership, red carpets stars, exciting programming and a Nazi-era related scandal: Get the lowdown on this year's Berlinale as it kicks off on February 20.
Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov was released from a Russian prison in September 2019. By then, friends had already filmed his most recent movie. "Numbers" premiered at the Maxim Gorki Theater in Berlin.
Blacklisted as "pornographic propaganda" in Russia, the epic film project also triggered headlines for its allegedly abusive production context. Here's what emerges from the "DAU. Natasha" premiere at the Berlinale.
Between bombed-out houses and minefields, a family near Donetsk is trying to lead a normal life. "The Earth Is Blue as an Orange" reveals the daily struggles of life in a war zone in eastern Ukraine.
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