The Berlinale will stick to Leading Performance and Supporting Performance categories in future.
We Are One collects over 100 submissions from Berlin, Cannes and BFI London Film Festival.
Taiwanese master Tsai Ming-liang returns with a profound, meditative poem on the human need for connection.
Sally Potter’s hallucinatory, meandering road movie will test your patience to breaking point.
A woman catches up with three close friends in this charming situational drama from South Korea’s Hong Sang-soo.
Abel Ferrara sends Willem Dafoe off into the snowy wilds of Russia in this punishing metaphysical dream.
By Jack King
David France’s vital documentary interrogates the ongoing queer genocide in the Russian republic.
An ancient myth underpins German director Christian Petzold’s wishy-washy romantic drama.
There’s shades of John Cassavetes in Canadian writer/director Kazik Radwanski’s elevated character study.
By Lou Thomas
Yoon Sung-hyun offers a fatalistic glimpse of a near-future South Korea in this anxiety-inducing crime thriller.
Kelly Reichardt trains her meticulous eye on 1820s Oregon in this sublime companion piece to 2006’s Old Joy.
Riz Ahmed plays an ambitious rapper in director Bassam Tariq’s thumping drama.
By Lou Thomas
Margaret Qualley and Sigourney Weaver star in this understated literary drama, based on Joanna Rakoff’s memoir.
They’ll be joined by Abel Ferrara and Tsai Ming-liang when the festival kicks off in February.
The legendary Hungarian auteur reflects on the making of his 1994 opus.
Highlights from across this year’s Berlinale, including a hallucinatory war thriller and a metaphysical farce.
By Ian Mantgani
The first lady of French cinema offers a final, typically fascinating self-portrait.