Sunday, February 26, 2017

Berlin International Film Festival

Monday, Jan. 16, 2017

“Logan,” the third movie focusing on Hugh Jackman’s Marvel superhero Wolverine, is to premiere at next month’s Berlin International Film Festival.

The film, directed by James Mangold (whose spotmaking/branded content roost is Aero Film), sees the aging Logan set out on a last adventure to...

Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016

“Fire at Sea,” a documentary about the Italian island of Lampedusa - many migrants’ first destination on risky journeys toward safety and a better life in Europe - won the Golden Bear for best film at the Berlin International Film Festival on Saturday....

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2016

Is it possible to discuss an emotive topic like the death penalty with both passion and reason? Steve Coogan hopes so.

The British actor-comedian plays a lawyer battling to keep his client from the gallows in Berlin Film Festival entry "Shepherds and...

Saturday, Feb. 14, 2015

Iranian dissident filmmaker Jafar Panahi's movie "Taxi," in which the director stars as a taxi driver talking to passengers as he navigates the streets of Tehran, won the top Golden Bear prize Saturday at the Berlin International Film Festival.

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Friday, Feb. 6, 2015

After opening with an Arctic adventure, the Berlin International Film Festival heated up Friday with "Queen of the Desert," a film about British diplomat and spy Gertrude Bell starring Nicole Kidman and James Franco.

The film about Bell, who played a...

Thursday, Feb. 5, 2015

The Berlin International Film Festival kicked off Thursday with the first of 19 contenders for the event's top Golden Bear honor, a new movie starring Juliette Binoche as the wife of an Arctic explorer.

The premiere of "Nobody Wants the Night,"...

Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014

Director Diao Yinan's "Black Coal, Thin Ice," a detective thriller set in northern China, won the Berlin International Film Festival's main Golden Bear prize on Saturday. The movie also picked up the best actor award, which went to Liao Fan.

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Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014

This year's Berlin International Film Festival brings together new movies from Wes Anderson and George Clooney with a long-in-the-making production from U.S. director Richard Linklater and a strong contingent of films from China.

Organizers of the "...