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Berlin 2017 / Forum

Loving Pia: Creating a life's romance

Loving Pia: Creating a life's romance

BERLIN 2017: Daniel Joseph Borgman's second feature film is a docu-fiction hybrid starring a real woman and inventing a love story for her  

28/02/2017 | Berlin 2017 | Forum

Foreign Body: A mesmerising immigration story

Foreign Body: A mesmerising immigration story

BERLIN 2017: In amongst this tale of the experience of one illegal immigrant, Tunisian director Raja Amari weaves an uncompromising study of physical attraction and the contours of individuality  

20/02/2017 | Berlin 2017 | Forum

City of the Sun: Human spirit persisting in a deserted, post-industrial town

City of the Sun: Human spirit persisting in a deserted, post-industrial town

BERLIN 2017: Rati Oneli's first feature-length documentary depicts life in a run-down Georgian mining town  

17/02/2017 | Berlin 2017 | Forum

Strange Birds: An unlikely couple in a peculiar world

Strange Birds: An unlikely couple in a peculiar world

BERLIN 2017: French director Elise Girard's second feature is a quirky, absurdist tale of an unlikely couple in a platonic relationship  

15/02/2017 | Berlin 2017 | Forum

Animals, a surreal fairy-tale mixing poetry and terror

Animals, a surreal fairy-tale mixing poetry and terror

BERLIN 2017: Greg Zglinski presents the world premiere of a demanding and lysergic film that gives us a different experience of reality in the Forum section of the Berlinale  

14/02/2017 | Berlin 2017 | Forum

The Sea Stares at Us from Afar: Beach Life

The Sea Stares at Us from Afar: Beach Life

BERLIN 2017: Manuel Muñoz Rivas transports us to an almost unspoiled coastal environment, inhabited by men who live in harmony with the land, the wind and their own self-imposed solitude  

12/02/2017 | Berlin 2017 | Forum

Barrage: All about my daughter

Barrage: All about my daughter

BERLIN 2017: Laura Schroeder depicts a trianglular mother-daughter relationship with consummate intelligence, conveying the fluidity of our deepest emotions  

11/02/2017 | Berlin 2017 | Forum

Casting: The bitter tears of a character in search of a character

Casting: The bitter tears of a character in search of a character

BERLIN 2017: Nicolas Wackerbath’s film is a story about cinema that has been put together like a Russian doll — not only in terms of its subject matter but also its structure  

10/02/2017 | Berlin 2017 | Forum

43 films selected for the Berlinale Forum

43 films selected for the Berlinale Forum

The real and the surreal rub shoulders on this year’s programme for the Berlin Film Festival’s most exploratory section  

18/01/2017 | Berlin 2017 | Forum