A round birthday is coming up: The Panorama is 40 and celebrates with a small look back. It is "obscure and eclectic, not a Best-of, and no name-dropping," said Wieland Speck, who has led the Panorama from 1992 to 2017, and together with his long-time comrade-in-arms Andreas Struck nine feature films, three Essay documents, as well as eleven short films selected. With among others Lasse Hallströms "My life as a dog", Pascale Ferrans "Lady Chatterley's lover" and the just restored in Aids Drama "Buddies" by Arthur J. Bressan Jr..
Since last year, Paz Lázaro and her Co-curator Michael support for the Panorama program responsible. This time they have selected 45 films, including 19 debuts. Only 15 of the works come from female Directors. The opening of the movie "Flatland" of the South African Jenna Bass with plenty of girl power: The three main characters are female. The largely Afrikaans-turned Drama begins with the violent wedding night, Natalie, the burns on her horse to her very pregnant best friend Poppie. Together, they try to Johannesburg by the strike, while a tough COP on the heels is a bit of "Thelma and Louise" plus MeToo and Western quotes.
fighting for Survival, and sexual self-determination
in a barren, flat landscape located third feature film by Bass, who also worked on the screenplay of this week, start love movie "Rafiki", continues with the outbreak of the girls is a topic that a few more times, returns again in this year's Panorama program. A 15-year-old Cambodian Boy in "Buoyancy fights" on a Thai fishing boat where he is kept as a working slave, to Survive. Finally, he decides to rebel. Also a very dangerous and painful departure of a however, self-selected community shows Guy Nattivs Skin, based on the true story of the US-American Neo-Nazis, Bryon Widner (played by Jamie Bell).Video 29.01.2019, 22:03 Uhr03:54 Min.Last Berlinale with Dieter Kosslick
To their sexual self-determination struggles in the wheelchair sitting at the end of the manga artist in the "37 Seconds". The Japanese directed by debutante Hikari staged Drama shows how the mother cared for the young woman and cared for, but also restricted. In a true family, hell, a father of two, is a large bourgeois house in the "Temblores", as it is known that he has a love relationship with a man. Parents and siblings react negatively, his wife, prevents the dealing with the children. This hits him so hard, he agrees, eventually, to a re-education course of its Evangelical community. In this Tour de Force in dark images Jayro Bustamante, who also wrote the screenplay, has guided, directed. Four years ago, the Guatemalan, with his debut feature film "Ixcanul" was in competition and won the Alfred Bauer.
A grandma's love is an Alien
Traditionally, strong films with queer themes are represented in the Panorama. In addition to Bustamantes Film, which is also available in a number of Latin American plants, is, among other things, "Greta" by the Brazilian writer and Director Armando Praça. A 70-year-old gay nurse takes a sick person at home to allow his transgender neighbor, a much-needed kidney treatment in the hospital.
A trans woman experiences in Santiago Lozas "Breve historia del planeta verde" in for a Surprise when she finds that her recently deceased grandmother had a relationship with an Alien. Once E. to T. it is back home, but not in All, but lie somewhere in rural Argentina. A case for the Teddy Jury at 33. Times the price for the best of queer Berlin Film awards. Your decisions will be announced, as always, a day before the great bear Parade. This time the Gala takes place in the volksbühne. Fittingly, the honor-Teddy goes to the theatre Director and playwright: Falk Richter, which has been staged in Berlin, among other things, "Small Town Boy" and "Fear".Berlinale 2019 - competitive film view more images of 1 of 25Foto: AFP/Ander Gillenea29.01.2019 09:18The Chinese Director Wang Quan'an returns with "Öndög" in the Mongolian Steppe, where his bear-winner...Back More
portraits of artists, forming a focus of the Panorama-documentary films. An insight into the work of the musician PJ Harvey is about the photographer Seamus Murphy in "A Dog Called Money", he has the British travel and in the Studio, accompanied. Four veterans of the now-defunct Sudanese cinema shows "Talking about Trees" by Suhaib Gasmelbari. He observed them in their efforts an open-air cinema to re-open – a struggle against dust, bureaucracy, and muezzin calls. Creative way of dealing with adverse conditions is also a characteristic of the street art scene of Kinshasa, the Renaud Barrets "Système K" documents. Garbage is to installations, and the road to the Performance stage. A Congolese encouragement – for the precarious artists, and artists in Berlin.