Berlin Art Film Festival – Take 2

     |    Friday December 4th, 2015  |     12

The second edition of the Berlin Art Film Festival cheerfully disregards the tyranny of the premiere to assemble a selection of works old and new on “poetry, politics and porn“, as the festival motto boldly proclaims. The program not so much dissects the hot button topics of the day – although that function is certainly 

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DFFB – New Director, Old Problems?

     |    Monday March 16th, 2015

After months of impasse a new director of the German Film and Television Academy (DFFB), one of the country’s oldest and most prestigous film schools, has been appointed by the Berlin state government, producer Ralph Schwingel. Schwingel’s company Wüstefilm produced co-produced Fatih Akin’s IM JULI and the Golden Bear and LOLA-winning “Head On“ as well 

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