News 73rd Berlinale

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Jan 16, 2023: Thought Needs Images. On the 28 Films in the Berlinale Forum Main Programme

The features showing at the 53rd Berlinale Forum can be loosely divided into two groups: films that pare down their narratives, avoid big dramatic shifts and give a key role to the composure of camerawork and montage on the one hand and those with a penchant for the absurd on the other [...]
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Jan 16, 2023: An Atypical Orbit – The 18th Forum Expanded

The films and installations that make up this year’s Forum Expanded programme revolve around – in fluctuating proximities – political and personal legacies which often lie in shambles [...]
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Jan 13, 2023: Headed for the Retrospectives of the Future: the Films Showing at the Forum Special

This year too, a Forum Special complements the main programme of the independent section of the Berlinale. Two newly restored feature-length works explore different aspects of Black culture [...]
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Dec 20, 2022: Offscreen Voices, Onscreen Bodies: The First Films of the 53rd Berlinale Forum

Image and sound are somehow off-kilter. The first eight films of the Forum programme explore the possibilities of the voiceover, dare to let text and image diverge or work with a deliberately restricted stock of images to allow their soundtracks to reverberate all the more [...]
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Dec 20, 2022: Forum Expanded: First Eight Works from the 2023 Selection

Forum Expanded is announcing the first set of titles selected for the upcoming edition of the Berlinale. These films and installations revolve around individual trajectories through politically fraught histories, negotiations of intimacy and propositions of remoteness [...]
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Jul 05, 2022: Forum Head Cristina Nord to Return to the Goethe-Institut in July 2023

In summer 2019, Arsenal – Institute for Film and Video Art appointed Cristina Nord as the head of the Berlinale Forum. Cristina Nord had previously been working at the Goethe-Institut Brussels, which granted her special leave for a period of almost four years [...]