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Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy? by Michel Gondry: Documentary and Animation, Reality and Film

Michel Gondry used a box of sharpies and a 16-mm camera to interview linguist Noam Chomsky in his new movie, Is the Man Who Is Tall Happy?. Gondry’s hand-drawn animation paints (pun intended) a personal, funny, and unpretentious portrait of Chomsky and his scientific ideas. The movie screened at the Berlin Film Festival a few […]

Black Coal Thin Ice: Golden Bear Winner at Berlin Film Festival 2014

Black Coal Thin Ice (Bai Ri Yan Huo) by the Chinese director Diao Yinan won the Best Film Golden Bear at The Berlin Film Festival 2014. The film won somewhat surprisingly, as Richard Linklater’s Boyhood was considered the main favorite. Black Coal Thin Ice actor Liao Fan won the Best Actress Silver Bear. American director […]

Golden Bear Diao Yinan Berlin Film Festival 2014

2014 Berlin Film Festival Awards Ceremony | Live Coverage | Berlinale Winners | Diao Yinan

The 2014 Berlin Film Festival is towards its end. Now everything is set up and ready for the official awards ceremony to begin. Follow our live coverage here for news and the announcement of the winners of this year’s festival. 19.10 The festival opened, and the experimental short film Laborat just won the Berlinale Shorts Experimental […]

Boyhood Movie Richard Linklater Berlin Film Festival

Boyhood Movie Richard Linklater Interview | Full Press Conference | Berlin Film Festival

The Boyhood movie by Richard Linklater premiered in competition at Berlin Film Festival on February 13th. It received very warm reviews and it is largely considered one of the main favorites for the Berlinale Golden Bear. Richard Linklater shot Boyhood over a span of twelve years. The movie tells the story of a young boy, […]

Richard Linklater Boyhood. Berlin Film Festivals

Richard Linklater Boyhood Movie | Berlin Film Festival Preview

Richard Linklater’s Boyhood is an ambitious film following the life of a young boy over the span of 12 years— from age 6 to 18. Principal photography started in 2002 in Texas. The movie had 39 shooting days spread over a stretch of more than 4000 days. Richard Linklater chose the 12-year span because it […]

The Third Side of The River Berlin Film Festival Celina Murga

The Third Side of the River | La Tercera Orilla | Berlin Film Festival Day 7 | Press Conference | Live Coverage

The press conference for Argentinian Celina Morga’s The Third Side of The River (La Tercera Orilla) just began. Follow our comprehensive live coverage. The film is set in Argentina and follows the double life of a doctor who is split between his two families. 11.50 Direcor Celina Murga revealed the name of the movies refers to […]

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Berlin Film Festival Day 6 Summary | Press Conference of Inbetween Worlds, Praia do futuro & Stratos

Day 6 of the 2014 Berlin Film Festival saw the premieres of three films in the main Berlinale competition: Austrian Feo Aladag’s Inbetween Worlds (Zwischen Welten), Brasilian Karim Ainouz’ Praia do futuro, and Greek Yannis Economides’ Stratos (To Mikro Psari). The festival also screened the experimental movie “darkroom” by Austrian avant-garde artist Billy Roisz, whose […]

Inbetween Worlds Berlin Film Festival 2014 Feo Aladag

Inbetween Worlds by Feo Aladag | Press Conference Live Coverage | Berlin Film Festival Day 6

Berlin Film Festival just started day 6 with the live press conference of Austrian female filmmaker Feo Aladag’s and her Afghanistan war movie Inbetween Worlds (Zwischen Welten) in the main competition of the festival. This is live coverage of the event. 11.10 Feo Aladag discussed the way she was treated in Afghanistan. The director said […]

Feo Aladag at Inbetween Words film press conference

Berlin Film Festival 2014 Overview and Introduction to Day 6

The 2014 Berlin Festival opened with Wes Anderson’s long-expected The Grand Budapest Hotel, while Lars Von Trier’s controversial The Nymphomaniac, screening out of competition, caused a lot of media buzz because of the provocative attitude of Trier and lead actor Shia LaBeouf. Some of the lesser known highlights of this year’s Berlinale are the new […]