Berlinale: Press Releases


Press Releases 2015

Additional Information

Jan 15, 2015:
Many World Premieres in the Berlinale Special 2015

Berlinale Special is part of the official programme and presents recent works by contemporary filmmakers, biopics of renowned personalities as well as extraordinary formats.

With many prominent guests expected to attend, gala screenings will be held at the Friedrichstadt-Palast, the Zoo Palast and the Kino International.

The presentations at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele will again include moderated discussions with the filmmakers after the screenings.

Dane DaHaan and Robert Pattinson in Life by Anton Corbijn

Berlinale Special Galas at the Friedrichstadt-Palast

Love & Mercy
USA
By Bill Pohlad (Old Explorers)
With John Cusack, Paul Dano, Elizabeth Banks, Paul Giamatti
European premiere

Selma
United Kingdom / USA
By Ava DuVernay (Middle of Nowhere)
With David Oyelowo, Tom Wilkinson, Oprah Winfrey, Carmen Ejogo
International premiere

Woman in Gold
United Kingdom / USA
By Simon Curtis (My Week with Marilyn)
With Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Brühl
World premiere


Berlinale Special Gala at the Zoo Palast

Life
United Kingdom / Canada
By Anton Corbijn (A Most Wanted Man)
With Robert Pattinson, Dane DeHaan, Joel Edgerton, Ben Kingsley
World premiere


Berlinale Special Gala at the Kino International

Virgin Mountain
Iceland / Denmark
By Dagur Kári (The Good Heart)
With Gunnar Jónsson, Ilmur Kristjánsdottir
World premiere


Berlinale Special Matinée at the Kino International

Breathe Umphefumlo (La Bohème)
South Africa
By Mark Dornford-May (U-Carmen ekhayelitsha)
With Pauline Malefane, Mandisi Dyantyis, Busisiwe Ngejane, Mhlekazi Mosiea
World premiere


Berlinale Special at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele

Die abhandene Welt (The Misplaced World)
Germany
By Margarethe von Trotta (Rosenstraße)
With Katja Riemann, Barbara Sukowa, Matthias Habich, Gunnar Moeller
World premiere

The Seventh Fire - documentary
USA
By Jack Pettibone Riccobono (Rage for Sale, The Sacred Food)
World premiere

Torneranno i prati (Greenery Will Bloom Again)
Italy
By Ermanno Olmi (Terra Madre, The Tree of Wooden Clogs)
With Claudio Santamaria, Alessandro Sperduti, Francesco Formichetti, Andrea Di Maria
German premiere

More information about the Berlinale Special will be coming soon.


Press Office
January 15, 2015

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