(Berlin, Germany, 2021-02-28, film review by Cirina Catania, Sr. Editor, US Times.) If the film, “Memory Box,” is any indication of what is to become available for viewing during the 71st Berlin International Film Festival, it will be a banner year. Unexpected, insightful, tough, triste, joyful and full of love, this film is a must-see.
Berlinale (Berlin Int’l Fest)
(Berlin, Germany, February 15, 2021) Mariette Rissenbeek, Executive Director of the Berlin International Film Festival, and Artistic Director, Carlo Chatrian, welcome us to another year at the Berlinale (the 71st), explain the new virtual format for the Fest and present the films that have been selected for this year’s Competition and Berlinale Special sections. The
(Berlin, Germany, February 15, 2021, by Cirina Catania) Drawing on his knowledge of the Israeli occupation of Palestinian territories of the West Bank and the Gaza strip, Mograbi has created a documentary feature offering what he calls, a “Manual for Military Occupation.” The film will have its world premiere in the Forum Section at the
European Film Market expands: “EFM Landmark” offers an additional business platform for producers and film commissioners (Berlin, Germany, August 20, 2019 – Special to US Times) There is one interesting thing that Auckland, Barcelona, Bavaria, Cracow, Finnish Lapland, Jordan, Lisbon, Lviv, New York, Oslo, Rwanda, Sardinia, Scotland, Split-Dalmatia, Valparaíso, Vladivostok, the Western Cape and Zurich and almost
Click here to see a clip from Ed Sheeran in “Songwriter.” The film, “Songwriter,” written and directed by his cousin, Murray Cummings, follows Ed Sheeran’s journey as he creates another song. It is scheduled to premiere in front of a worldwide audience at the Berlinale on February 22nd. Writer/Director: Murray Cummings Editors: Ben Wainwrithe-Pearce, Murray
After an 18 year absence, Director Ildikó Enyedi, creates “On Body and Soul,” and walks away with the coveted Golden Bear for Best Film at the 2017 Berlin Film Festival (the Berlinale). The film tells the story of two unlikely friends who come together as they begin to share nighttime dreams. It created controversy when some
INHEBBEK HEDI (Photo by Cirina Catania) Directed by Mohamed Ben Attia Produced by Dora Bouchoucha Starring: Majd Mastoura, Hedi Rym Ben Messaoud, Rim Sabah Bouzouita, Baya Omnia Ben Ghali, Khedija Hakim Boumessaoudi, Ahmed Area Ben Small, Faten Tunisia, Belgium, France, Qatar, United Arab Emirates Filmed in Cinemascope, 88 minutes NOTE: Since this review was written,