In this interview, section head Anna Henckel-Donnersmarck talks about how the films of the selection interweave the past and the present and place fiction and reality in relation to one another, as well as revealing which familiar names will be making a return to Berlinale Shorts this year.
Section head Cristina Nord in conversation about the rediscovery of cinematic forms that were believed to be long-forgotten, changes of perspective and discrepancies between image and sound as well as the “retrospectives of the future”.
Sebastian Markt and Melika Gothe discuss their first year heading the section, how important it is to share individual film experiences and why they are delighted with the section-spanning theme of this year’s Retrospective.
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In her first edition as section head of Perspektive Deutsches Kino, Jenni Zylka speaks about the diversity of cinematic forms in this year's selection: from haunting documentaries based on original source material to a condensed musical, all the way to cleverly conceived relationship dramas. Taken as a whole, they are united by the desire to examine the global in the individual.
Florian Weghorn and Christine Tröstrum discuss the growing committed and creative community that feels like a family, the diversity of the various filmmaking crafts and how humour can be an opportunity even in difficult times.