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My Favourite Cake (Maryam Moghaddam, Behtash Sanaeeha)
28.02.2024
Berlinale 2024. Report by ecumenical jury member Jacques Champeaux
The Berlinale is more political than Cannes or Venice. Many of the films dealt with the war in Ukraine, the Palestinian question, oppression in Iran, young men going off to fight the jihad, and Iranian and Syrian refugees. Jacques Champeaux, INTERFILM member and member of the ecumenical jury in Berlin 2024, reports about the festival.

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27.02.2024
Peter Paul Huth reports on the closing of the Berlinale 2024.
25.02.2024
Peter Paul Huth comments on documentary films from the Berlinale on Ukraine and Palestine.
25.02.2024
Peter Paul Huth continues his coverage of the Berlinale 2024
23.02.2024
Peter Paul Huth reports on the start of the 2024 Berlinale.
10.01.2024
Georgian director Otar Iosseliani, a great poet of cinema, died on 17 December 2023 at the age of 89. Due to Soviet censorship, he emigrated to France in 1982, where he made his most famous film in 1984: "Les favoris de la lune" (The Favourites of the Moon). Film critic Andrey Plakhov, who now lives in Germany, pays tribute to his work.
26.12.2023
Chronological and alphabetical list (international and national)
08.12.2023
In Frankfurt, the Protestant Film Jury in Germany honoured the American film "Past Lives" by Celine Song as FILM OF THE YEAR 2023.
18.11.2023
Documentary "Rap and Reindeer", directed by Petteri Saario, wins award of the Finnish Church Media Foundation.
21.10.2023
66 editions of a major international festival of non-fiction films (documentaries and animations) is in itself a sign of significant attention. Leipzig has long established and defended its name as an important centre for world cinema of the two types mentioned, and this holds true especially strongly for the documentary production.
01.10.2023
In the east of Germany, somewhere between Leipzig and Dresden, the city of Chemnitz turns into a children’s walhalla every year, just before the start of the autumn holidays. That’s when the SCHLiNGEL film festival starts – and children take their classes at the cinema rather than at school.

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