In the year 2019, calamitous environmental changes occur, which bring the pioneers of the world together to make a perplexing system of satellites known as the 'Dutch Boy' built by the architect Jake Lawson (Gerard Butler).

Masterclass with Clint Eastwood

“If you start intellectualizing, or pseudo-intellectualizing, you can get yourself in a real box. You could just be putting out a dull thing.”

Masterclass: Alfonso Cuarón

To be very honest, my journey is not one that I would recommend to anybody. It is frankly a journey filled with insecurities.

Reintroducing Rainer Werner Fassbinder

If left to an avid movie enthusiast, everyone would have attended the Berlinale if they got to meet the late Rainer Werner Fassbinder.

Kim Min Hee on the beach alone at night with the Director

Kim Min Hee won the 'Silver Bear for Best Actress' at the Berlin International Film Festival 2017 for “On the Beach at Night Alone”.

The British

Francis Lee's debut featured the much awaited “God's Own Country” this year at the Berlin International Film Festival.

On body and Soul

The slaughterhouse in Budapest, Hungary becomes a setting for a love story for two very unlikely people. Maria and her slightly...


“Django” is a biopic of Django Reinhart, the famous French guitarist and composer. The film revolves around his life in ...


I have mentioned before that any film festival in the world showcases a myriad of films; the numbers can rack up to 500 to 600 films.


The Berlin International Film Festival is known for many things; prestigious awards, wonderful opportunities, and of course...


Those unfamiliar with the work of Béla Tarr is definitely missing some must-watch films in their lives.


“Lemon”, quite frankly, blew everyone away as the opening film of the IFFR. The last thing that the audience expected was for a film to be as quirky as possible.

Max Ophüls

Max Ophüls, (actually named Maximillian Oppenheimer) was a German born film director whose work expanded from Germany (1931-1933)

Jean-Pierre Melville

Jean-Pierre Melville is one of the most pivotal figures in the French filmmaking industry, as he was highly influential in inspiring the directors of the “New Wave” movement in the 1950s.

Robert Bresson

Robert Bresson was a film director known for his spiritual and ascetic direction styles. Born at Bromont-Lamothe, France, the son of Marie-Élisabeth and Léon Bresson, Bresson was educated at Lycée Lakanal, close to Paris, and turned to painting right after his graduation.

Claude Chabrol

Claude Chabrol was a French director born on June 24, 1930, in Creuse, south of Paris. He was a member of the French New Wave group of filmmakers.

Alain Resnais

Alain Resnais was born on June 3, 1922, in Brittany, France, the son of a pharmacist. He was an avid reader since childhood, whose range extended from comic books to classics.

Curtis Lee Hanson

Curtis Lee Hanson was born in Reno, Nevada on, March 24, 1945 and grew up in Los Angeles. He was the son of Beverly June and Wilbur Hale. Hanson dropped out of high school, finding work as a freelance photographer and editor for Cinema magazine.