7 ground-breaking German movies made by female filmmakers
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7 ground-breaking German movies made by female filmmakers

To celebrate the works of women in the German film industry, and at the conclusion of this year's special outdoor Berlinale, we have compiled a list of seven must-watch German films directed by women. 

Berlinale to host outdoor festival for film fans in June
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Berlinale to host outdoor festival for film fans in June

Berlinale: Berlin Festival to award first ‘gender-neutral’ acting award on final day
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Berlinale: Berlin Festival to award first ‘gender-neutral’ acting award on final day

Berlin gentrification takes spotlight in new film by actor Daniel Brühl
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Berlin gentrification takes spotlight in new film by actor Daniel Brühl

Berlinale: Famous Berlin film festival to spotlight pandemic-era movies
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Berlinale: Famous Berlin film festival to spotlight pandemic-era movies

Berlin film festival to drop gender distinctions in awards
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Berlin film festival to drop gender distinctions in awards

Polanski’s latest film to premier at Berlinale
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Polanski’s latest film to premier at Berlinale

Werner Herzog to head Berlin film festival jury
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Werner Herzog to head Berlin film festival jury

Memory politics haunt Berlinale after scandal over Nazi past
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Memory politics haunt Berlinale after scandal over Nazi past

Berlinale: Diversity and Nazi past in spotlight at 70th Berlin film festival
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Berlinale: Diversity and Nazi past in spotlight at 70th Berlin film festival

Berlinale award withdrawn over founding director’s Nazi past
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Berlinale award withdrawn over founding director’s Nazi past

Seven events you won’t want to miss in February 2020 in Germany
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Seven events you won’t want to miss in February 2020 in Germany

British actor Jeremy Irons to head 2020 Berlin film festival jury
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British actor Jeremy Irons to head 2020 Berlin film festival jury

‘Gully Boy’: Behind the scenes of a Berlinale film that breaks taboos
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‘Gully Boy’: Behind the scenes of a Berlinale film that breaks taboos

German theatre operators protest screening of lesbian love drama at Berlinale
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German theatre operators protest screening of lesbian love drama at Berlinale

Berlinale tackles climate change with both heaviness and hope
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Berlinale tackles climate change with both heaviness and hope

Berlinale film on ‘fake news’ of Soviet-era famine holds lessons for today
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Berlinale film on ‘fake news’ of Soviet-era famine holds lessons for today

Berlin film fest rolls out red carpet for women trailblazers
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Berlin film fest rolls out red carpet for women trailblazers

Berlin filmfest turns focus on women, Netflix
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Berlin filmfest turns focus on women, Netflix

Star-studded line-up unveiled for this year’s Berlinale film fest
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Star-studded line-up unveiled for this year’s Berlinale film fest

Juliette Binoche to head Berlin film festival jury
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Juliette Binoche to head Berlin film festival jury

Berlinale film festival to get new leadership duo
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Berlinale film festival to get new leadership duo

Berlinale: Soderbergh unveils ‘Unsane’ thriller shot only on iPhone
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Berlinale: Soderbergh unveils ‘Unsane’ thriller shot only on iPhone

Berlinale slammed for inviting Korean director who assaulted actress
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Berlinale slammed for inviting Korean director who assaulted actress

5 things to know about this year’s Berlinale film festival
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5 things to know about this year’s Berlinale film festival

Abused South Korean actress slams ‘hypocritical’ Berlin filmfest
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Abused South Korean actress slams ‘hypocritical’ Berlin filmfest

Berlinale film festival to spotlight #MeToo moment
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Berlinale film festival to spotlight #MeToo moment

Berlinale unveils lineup for 2018 edition of prestigious film fest
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Berlinale unveils lineup for 2018 edition of prestigious film fest

Movie directors call for drastic overhaul of Berlinale film festival
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Movie directors call for drastic overhaul of Berlinale film festival

German director of Cloud Atlas to head Berlin film festival jury
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German director of Cloud Atlas to head Berlin film festival jury

Hungarian slaughterhouse love story wins Berlin fest Golden Bear
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Hungarian slaughterhouse love story wins Berlin fest Golden Bear

What you need to know about this year’s Berlinale film festival
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What you need to know about this year’s Berlinale film festival

Star-packed Berlin film fest promises laughs in dark times
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Star-packed Berlin film fest promises laughs in dark times

Biopic about jazz legend ‘Django’ to open Berlin film festival
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Biopic about jazz legend ‘Django’ to open Berlin film festival

‘Robocop’ filmmaker Verhoeven to head Berlin film fest jury
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‘Robocop’ filmmaker Verhoeven to head Berlin film fest jury

Exhausted crowd cheers 8-hour epic at Berlin film fest
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Exhausted crowd cheers 8-hour epic at Berlin film fest

German late abortion drama brings Berlinale to tears
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German late abortion drama brings Berlinale to tears

Italian refugee doc wows Berlin film festival

Italian refugee doc wows Berlin film festival

Hollywood comes to town as Berlinale rolls out red carpet
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Hollywood comes to town as Berlinale rolls out red carpet

Clive Owen joins star-studded Berlin film festival panel
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Clive Owen joins star-studded Berlin film festival panel

Seven ways to make the most of Berlinale 2016
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Seven ways to make the most of Berlinale 2016

Meryl Streep to helm Berlinale 2016 jury
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Meryl Streep to helm Berlinale 2016 jury

Iran win at Berlinale a ‘free speech triumph’
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Iran win at Berlinale a ‘free speech triumph’

Wenders takes Golden Bear for a lifetime in film
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Wenders takes Golden Bear for a lifetime in film

Stars shine in Berlinale weekend events
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Stars shine in Berlinale weekend events

Roll out the red carpet: Berlinale begins tonight
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Roll out the red carpet: Berlinale begins tonight

Five spots for Berlinale celeb-spotting
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Five spots for Berlinale celeb-spotting

North Korea mistakenly outraged at Berlinale
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North Korea mistakenly outraged at Berlinale

Top Spanish director to open Berlin Film Festival
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Top Spanish director to open Berlin Film Festival

Spanish director to open Berlin film festival
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Spanish director to open Berlin film festival

Metropolis: Grandfather of Sci-Fi Films
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Metropolis: Grandfather of Sci-Fi Films

’50 Shades of Grey’ to premiere in Berlin
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’50 Shades of Grey’ to premiere in Berlin

Malick’s ‘Knight of Cups’ to premiere at Berlinale
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Malick’s ‘Knight of Cups’ to premiere at Berlinale

Berlin film festival casts new light on ex-director’s hidden Nazi past
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Berlin film festival casts new light on ex-director’s hidden Nazi past

Ten best moments of the Berlinale film festival
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Ten best moments of the Berlinale film festival

Jailed band members: We never left Pussy Riot
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Jailed band members: We never left Pussy Riot

German literary ménage-a-trois opens at Berlinale
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German literary ménage-a-trois opens at Berlinale

Stars head to capital for Berlinale film festival
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Stars head to capital for Berlinale film festival

Waltz joins Berlin film festival jury
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Waltz joins Berlin film festival jury

Berlinale winner returns to poverty at home
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Berlinale winner returns to poverty at home

Iran slams Berlinale prize for dissident Panahi
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Iran slams Berlinale prize for dissident Panahi

Romanian film wins Golden Bear prize
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Romanian film wins Golden Bear prize

Older women make a mark on Berlinale
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Older women make a mark on Berlinale

River Phoenix haunts last movie 20 years on
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River Phoenix haunts last movie 20 years on

Lifetime award for Holocaust film director
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Lifetime award for Holocaust film director

Iran director Panahi makes cry for freedom
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Iran director Panahi makes cry for freedom

Hawke and Delpy meet up again ‘Before Midnight’
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Hawke and Delpy meet up again ‘Before Midnight’

Matt Damon’s fracking film bombs at Berlinale
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Matt Damon’s fracking film bombs at Berlinale

Berlinale premiers ‘Pirate’ file-sharing film
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Berlinale premiers ‘Pirate’ file-sharing film

Berlinale kicks off with kung fu epic
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Berlinale kicks off with kung fu epic

‘Last’ Soderbergh, French divas battle at Berlinale
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‘Last’ Soderbergh, French divas battle at Berlinale

Star-studded Berlinale to explore crisis fallout
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Star-studded Berlinale to explore crisis fallout

Jude Law, Soderbergh head for Berlinale
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Jude Law, Soderbergh head for Berlinale

Berlinale begins with Kar Wai’s ‘The Grandmaster’
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Berlinale begins with Kar Wai’s ‘The Grandmaster’

Fracking Matt Damon movie joins Berlinale
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Fracking Matt Damon movie joins Berlinale

Berlin film festival’s Golden Bear goes to Italy
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Berlin film festival’s Golden Bear goes to Italy

Meryl Streep wins Golden Bear for life work
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Meryl Streep wins Golden Bear for life work

Nazi comedy unexpected hit at Berlinale
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Nazi comedy unexpected hit at Berlinale

Jolie: Afghanistan may be subject for next film
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Jolie: Afghanistan may be subject for next film

Berlinale opens with revolutionary drama
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Berlinale opens with revolutionary drama

Action! Babelsberg film studio fêtes 100 years
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Action! Babelsberg film studio fêtes 100 years

Streep to be honoured at Berlin film festival
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Streep to be honoured at Berlin film festival

All-star jury lined up for Berlin Film Festival
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All-star jury lined up for Berlin Film Festival

Iranian melodrama wins Berlinale
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Iranian melodrama wins Berlinale

Argentine film takes top Teddy award as Berlinale prizes approach
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Argentine film takes top Teddy award as Berlinale prizes approach

Third Reich 3D films discovered
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Third Reich 3D films discovered

Lights, camera, action: Portraits honour German film industry greats
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Lights, camera, action: Portraits honour German film industry greats

Daring Nazi comedy applauded at Berlin film festival
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Daring Nazi comedy applauded at Berlin film festival

German-Turkish comedy looks at the lighter side of immigration
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German-Turkish comedy looks at the lighter side of immigration

Documentary exposes suffering of Chinese with AIDS
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Documentary exposes suffering of Chinese with AIDS

Ralph Fiennes directorial debut wins over critics at Berlinale
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Ralph Fiennes directorial debut wins over critics at Berlinale

Space Nazis colonize the moon in fan-funded film
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Space Nazis colonize the moon in fan-funded film

Wenders and Herzog take art-house cinema 3D at Berlinale
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Wenders and Herzog take art-house cinema 3D at Berlinale

Berlinale honours jailed Iranian director
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Berlinale honours jailed Iranian director

Khodorkovsky film premiering in Berlin shadowed by controversy
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Khodorkovsky film premiering in Berlin shadowed by controversy

The Local’s best bets for the Berlinale
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The Local’s best bets for the Berlinale

Meet the 2011 Berlin Film Festival jury
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Meet the 2011 Berlin Film Festival jury

Art-house 3D to feature at Berlinale
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Art-house 3D to feature at Berlinale

Spacey thriller vies for Berlinale honours
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Spacey thriller vies for Berlinale honours

Coen brothers film ‘True Grit’ to open Berlinale
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Coen brothers film ‘True Grit’ to open Berlinale

Berlinale invites ‘anti-regime’ Iranian director to serve on jury
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Berlinale invites ‘anti-regime’ Iranian director to serve on jury

Isabella Rossellini to lead Berlinale jury
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Isabella Rossellini to lead Berlinale jury

‘I manipulate my characters, Goebbels manipulated real people’
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‘I manipulate my characters, Goebbels manipulated real people’

Polanski and Turkish film win Berlinale prizes
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Polanski and Turkish film win Berlinale prizes

Favourites chew their nails as Berlinale reaches climax
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Favourites chew their nails as Berlinale reaches climax

Berlinale crowd boos movie about notorious Nazi propaganda film
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Berlinale crowd boos movie about notorious Nazi propaganda film

Golden Bear contender focuses on Muslims in crisis
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Golden Bear contender focuses on Muslims in crisis

Meeting the ‘golden girls’ of prostitution
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Meeting the ‘golden girls’ of prostitution

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The winners of The Local’s Berlinale book giveaway

Artist Banksy keeps Berlin guessing
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Artist Banksy keeps Berlin guessing

Werner Herzog: ‘I am not an eccentric’
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Werner Herzog: ‘I am not an eccentric’

‘Metropolis’ restored to pride of place in Berlin
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‘Metropolis’ restored to pride of place in Berlin

Polanski only a ‘ghost’ at Berlinale premiere
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Polanski only a ‘ghost’ at Berlinale premiere

The 60th anniversary Berlinale at a glance
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The 60th anniversary Berlinale at a glance

A look back at the Berlinale’s 60-year history
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A look back at the Berlinale’s 60-year history

Berlinale highlights shift to 3-D films
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Berlinale highlights shift to 3-D films

Indie cinemas battle for Berlin’s spotlight
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Indie cinemas battle for Berlin’s spotlight

Marlene Dietrich the first star on ‘Berlin Walk’
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Marlene Dietrich the first star on ‘Berlin Walk’

German film ‘The White Band’ nominated for two Oscars
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German film ‘The White Band’ nominated for two Oscars

Berlinale announces complete line-up for 60th anniversary
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Berlinale announces complete line-up for 60th anniversary

Renée Zellweger joins Berlinale jury
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Renée Zellweger joins Berlinale jury

Exhibition gives first peek at restored masterpiece ‘Metropolis’
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Exhibition gives first peek at restored masterpiece ‘Metropolis’

Berlinale announces star-studded schedule
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Berlinale announces star-studded schedule

Berlinale to screen restored ‘Metropolis’ at Brandenburg Gate
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Berlinale to screen restored ‘Metropolis’ at Brandenburg Gate

Peruvian survivors’ tale wins top prize at Berlin film fest
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Peruvian survivors’ tale wins top prize at Berlin film fest

Filmmakers scrutinise Germany 20 years after the fall of the Wall
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Filmmakers scrutinise Germany 20 years after the fall of the Wall

Berlin’s ‘Material’ witness
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Berlin’s ‘Material’ witness

Berlinale premieres film on China’s ‘Oskar Schindler’
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Berlinale premieres film on China’s ‘Oskar Schindler’

Big business dominates the Berlinale on and off screen
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Big business dominates the Berlinale on and off screen

Michelle Pfeiffer lauds younger screen lovers at Berlinale
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Michelle Pfeiffer lauds younger screen lovers at Berlinale

Berlinale ticket sellers assaulted and robbed
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Berlinale ticket sellers assaulted and robbed

Berlinale sifts through wreckage of the global financial crisis
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Berlinale sifts through wreckage of the global financial crisis

The Local’s guide to the Berlinale
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The Local’s guide to the Berlinale

Navigating the Berlinale with The Local
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Navigating the Berlinale with The Local

Meet the 2010 Berlin Film Festival jury
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Meet the 2010 Berlin Film Festival jury

The Local’s best bets for the Berlinale
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The Local’s best bets for the Berlinale

Berlinale film festival opens
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Berlinale film festival opens

More people head to the movies
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More people head to the movies

Pitt and Cruise due in Berlin next week for film premieres
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Pitt and Cruise due in Berlin next week for film premieres

British stars to headline Berlinale
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British stars to headline Berlinale

Tilda Swinton to head  Berlin Film Festival jury
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Tilda Swinton to head Berlin Film Festival jury

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Brazilian cop drama wins Berlinale

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Madonna causes a stir in Berlin

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Berlinale opens with Rolling Stones

Refugees to star at 66th Berlinale film festival
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Refugees to star at 66th Berlinale film festival

New York’s MoMA to toast Berlinale boss with foodie film fest
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New York’s MoMA to toast Berlinale boss with foodie film fest