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FESTIVALS Germany

Scandinavia looking forward to the third Festival of German Films

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German Films Go North!, the successful festival of German films in Scandinavia, is on the starting block. It will be going north again for the third time. New German productions can be seen at the Sture Cinema in Stockholm from November 2-5, 2006 and in the Grand Teatret Cinema in Copenhagen from November 27-30, 2006.

On November 2, 2006, the multi-award-winning Stasi drama The Lives of Others [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Florian Henckel von Donners…
interview: Ulrich Muehe
film profile
]
(Das Leben der Anderen) by Florian von Henckel von Donnersmarck will continue its triumphal international career and open the Festival of German Cinema in Stockholm. Producer Quirin Berg will be present at the opening evening.

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Audiences in Stockholm can also look forward to seeing Eden by Michael Hofmann, The Kick (Der Kick) by Andres Veiel, Running on Empty (Der Lebensversicherer) by Buelent Akinci and Emma's Bliss [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
(Emmas Glueck) by Sven Taddicken.

Danish audiences can look forward to seeing Hans-Christian Schmid, who will open the festival on November 27 in Copenhagen with his film Requiem [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Hans-Christian Schmid
interview: Hans-Christian Schmid
interview: Sandra Hueller
film profile
]
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In Copenhagen, there will also be screenings of Emma's Bliss and The Kick as well as FC Venus by Ute Wieland, The Free Will (Der Freie Wille) by Matthias Glasner and Tough Enough [+see also:
trailer
film profile
]
(Knallhart) by Detlev Buck.

Director Sven Taddicken will present his film Emma's Bliss to audiences and the press in both Stockholmand Copenhagen.

German Films' short film program Next Generation will also be presented in both cities.

Relations with Scandinavian distributors are to be developed further with a distributor dinner held in both cities. The presentation of German Films' Distribution Support will be in the spotlight.

Further information on the festival in Scandinavia can be found at www.germanfilmsgonorth.com.

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