ACHTUNG BERLIN Blog 2017: Siberian Love

     |    Tuesday April 25th, 2017

Maybe sometimes it’s really more about the question than the answer. In the musical Fiddler On the Roof, Tevya the milkman, after many years of marriage, suddenly asks his wife if she loves him. Taken aback she replies: “Do I love you? For twenty-five years, I’ve washed your clothes, Cooked your meals, cleaned your house, 

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ACHTUNG BERLIN 2017 Blog: Dil Leyla

     |    Sunday April 23rd, 2017

“We celebrate and morn at the same time.” Given recent events in Turkey, DIL LEYLA Asli Özarslan’s debut film, appears at a very significant time. I had never heard of it’s subject, Leyla Imret, and in fact all of the Google hits for her were in Turkish, but from her history, it’s pretty easy to 

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ACHTUNG BERLIN 2017 Blog: Rakete Perelman

     |    Friday April 21st, 2017

RAKETE PERELMAN the title of Oliver Aluukas’ debut feature film, takes its name from a fictional artist collective out in the countryside of Brandenburg. We meet them through the character of Jen, a young rebellious woman who, fed up with the bitchy attitude of her job in the fashion industry, sets fire to this year’s 

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achtung berlin 2015

     |    Monday April 20th, 2015  |     2

Now in its 11th year, achtung berlin – new berlin film award presents the cream of the local Berlin-Brandenburg cinematic crop. The 2014/2015 harvest yields a robust selection. Fiction films by newcomers and emerging auteuers alike make their mark, such as Bastian Günther who after his acclaimed indie HOUSTON revisits the postindustrial wilderness of the 

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