'Gundermann' wins big at Germany's Lola Awards

'Gundermann' wins big at Germany's Lola Awards Andreas Dresen’s biopic wins six prizes from 10 nominations. Andreas Dresen’s biopic Gundermann was the big winner at this year’s German Film Awards, taking home six Lolas at the weekend’s gala in ...

Filmmakers show solidarity for Oleg Sentsov

Filmmakers show solidarity for Oleg Sentsov Ukrainian filmmaker was sentenced to 20 years in a Russian jail for alleged terrorist activities. German actresses Meret Becker and Katja Riemann have joined an initiative of the European and German ...

'The Lesson' wins four in Sofia

'The Lesson' wins four in Sofia The Lesson by co-directors Kristina Grozeva and Petar Valchanov was the big winner at this year’s Sofia International Film Festival in Bulgaria. The duo’s feature debut became the second Bulgarian ...

Daily | Berlinale 2015 Lineup, Round 7

Berlinale Special is a program you might compare to Toronto's Gala Presentations—high profile movies a shade or two too populist for any other section of the festival. Lined up this year are world ...

Daily | Berlinale 2015 Lineup, Round 7

Berlinale Special is a program you might compare to Toronto's Gala Presentations—high profile movies a shade or two too populist for any other section of the festival. Lined up this year are world ...

Berlin 2015: Woman in Gold, Life to world premiere

Berlin 2015: Woman in Gold, Life to world premiere The Woman in Gold, starring Helen Mirren, and Anton Corbijn’s Life, starring Robert Pattinson and Dane DeHaan, to world premiere at Berlinale. The 65th Berlin International Film Festival (Feb 5-15) ...

Hitler Sightings In Berlin? Constantin Trots Out Look-Alike For ‘Borat’-Esque ‘Look Who’s Back’

Exclusive: Constantin Film is going undercover for Look Who’s Back, its big-screen adaptation of Timur Vermes’ bestselling novel that imagines the return of Adolf Hitler to modern-day Germany. The ...

German producers 'regret' over €10m cuts proposal

German producers 'regret' over €10m cuts proposal Germany’s film producers have expressed ¨exceptional regret¨ at learning that Angela Merkel’s cabinet has proposed reducing the annual budget for the Dfff ¨German spend¨ incentive by another €10m to ...

Constantin retains German crown

Constantin retains German crown Constantin Film has been named by the German Federal Film Board (Ffa) as the nation’s top producer of German films for the ninth consecutive year in 2013 and the top distributor for the tenth ...

Constantin retains German producer crown

Constantin retains German producer crown Constantin Film has been named by the German Federal Film Board (Ffa) as the nation’s top producer of German films for the ninth consecutive year in 2013 and the top distributor for the tenth ...

Global Screen boards Kreuzpaintner comedy

Global Screen boards Kreuzpaintner comedy Global Screen has picked up sales rights to German rom-com Coming In from Marco Kreuzpaintner. Marco Kreuzpaintner’s (Summer Storm, Trade) latest effort tells the story of a gay hairdresser who falls ...

Glamour and Martial Arts to Open Berlin Film Festival

The Berlin International Film Festival is celebrating its opening today, on February 7, 2013 at 7.30 pm. After a few words of greeting from Minister of State for Cultural and Media Affairs Bernd ...

Andy Fickman to Remake German Comedy Over My Dead Body

Parental Guidance director Andy Fickman remained fully committed to making comedy as he reportedly signed on for an English-language remake of the German hit Over My Dead Body (Nur über meine Leiche). ...

Director Andy Fickman to Remake German Comedy Over My Dead Body

Director Andy Fickman (She's the Man) is on board to film a remake of the 1995 German comedy, Over My Dead Body (Nur über meine Leiche).  The original, written by Rainier Matsutani and Sebastian ...

Rosenstrasse (2003)

Once in a while, it's good to be reminded that the Second World War is not just about explosions, but also about people living far from the fronts. Since the end of the Second World War, Ruth (Jutta ...