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Please respect the embargo regulation for world premieres. Reviews of films that celebrate their world premieres at the Berlinale (download PDF (457 KB)) may only be published after the beginning of the first public screening (start of the screening + 30 minutes).

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A view from high above onto nature and landscape morphs into an unsettling reflection on the limits of anthropocentric thinking at a time when nearly everything has already disappeared: documentary, poetic image research or science fiction?

Feb 21 22:00

CinemaxX 6

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In a Brooklyn threatened by disfigurement from greedy urban developers, two young people meet in a late-night bodega. Their unexpected bond takes on a romantic tone and brings solace to these two superheroes who are powerless in the face of oppression.

Feb 23 11:00

CinemaxX 3

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Garages stretch out into infinity in Russia’s inhospitable Far North. Behind these rusty doors you can find everything – except cars. They are the refuge of the Russian man, where he can retreat from the dreariness of daily life and ponder big dreams.

Feb 26 14:00

Cubix 5

With press and festival accreditation only

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Thirteen static shots of coal-fired power stations across the United States, seen in rural landscapes, urban settings, sun or cloud and at all times of year. Whatever the location or season, there’s always at least one chimney belching out fumes.

Feb 25 12:00

Cubix 5

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Victor is a sailor and has allegedly killed one of his comrades. Maria Ignatenko narrates the lead-up to a murder, albeit while leaving direct causalities opaque, creating a realm between life and death, a whole cinematic world of grief.

Feb 21 12:00

Cubix 6

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In a former industrial town shaken by mining strikes in the 90s, Rescigno follows its various inhabitants and their stories, as questions are raised about the labour struggle, solidarity and how these concepts have now shifted in the present day.

Feb 21 16:00

CinemaxX 6

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In the year 2034, the Earth lies in ruins and the Milky Way is in the grip of a civil war. Intergalactic governments battle with an industrial giant, while small businesspeople smuggle, steal and build their fortunes.

Feb 27 20:30

CinemaxX 6

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Pigs, cows and chickens. Intimate portraits of living beings who wind up dead on a plate every day. Director Victor Kossakovsky restores dignity to Gunda and company. A meditative intervention. A silent outcry that nonetheless celebrates life.

Feb 22 20:45

CinemaxX 10

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Feb 22 20:45

CinemaxX 5

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When Anja is diagnosed with a brain tumour, everyday life in her patchwork family implodes and her cooling relationship with her partner Tomas is faced with a new kind of reality.

Feb 24 11:00

CinemaxX 6

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1931, Northern Australia. The destinies of Travis, a white bounty hunter, and Baywara, an Indigenous man trying to save what remains of his family, intersect. Twelve years after a tragedy that scarred them both, a manhunt pits them against each other.

Feb 22 18:30

CinemaxX 9

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Feb 22 18:45

CinemaxX 5

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An insightful documentary about migrant workers in Southeast Asia. After an accident in Singapore, Bangladeshi Feroz gets help from a human rights organisation. This hypermodern city-state is chewing up and spitting out poor migrants to power its boom.

Feb 23 13:00

Cubix 7

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On June 29, 1941, Germans and Romanians carried out a pogrom against the Jewish population of the city of Iași. Radu Jude and Adrian Cioflâncă haul this atrocity back into the present in their radically pared-down, challenging film.

Feb 27 10:30

Cubix 5

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Rojda, a German soldier with Kurdish roots, volunteers for a mission to train female Kurdish soldiers in Iraq to fight ISIS. No one must find out that she is actually looking for her missing sister.

Feb 23 14:00

Cubix 5

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Irradiés is a film about people who have survived the irradiation of war and is recommended to those who believe they are immune to it. An extreme, necessary film that penetrates the eye and heart with unyielding force.

Feb 28 09:00

Berlinale Palast

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Mariel wants to play Isabella in Shakespeare’s “Measure for Measure”. With the support of Luciana, who is also an actress, she has already rehearsed the part. But during the audition, Mariel realises that Luciana is trying out for the same role.

Feb 25 20:45

CinemaxX 5

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Feb 25 20:45

CinemaxX 10

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Download Press Screening Guide 2020, PDF (1.8 MB)
Note: For public screenings (incl. replays), press accreditation holders will be issued tickets at the Ticket Counter (limited allocation).

"Embargo" regulation for world premieres
Please respect the embargo regulation for world premieres. Reviews of films that celebrate their world premieres at the Berlinale (download PDF (457 KB)) may only be published after the beginning of the first public screening (start of the screening + 30 minutes).