Berlinale 2018

The famous Berlin International Film Festival – Berlinale – ran from 15th until 25th February. Yesterday were distributed the Grand Prix awards. The Golden Bear went to Adina Pintilie’s film Touch Me Not and the Silver Bear for Best Director went to Wes Anderson (for Isle of Dogs). The rest of the prizes you can check here: https://www.berlinale.de/en/das_festival/preise_und_juries/preise_internationale_jury/index.html#bester_darsteller.

Film student Camilo Caballero went to Berlinale and shares his impressions in his blog (please see below). Thank you, Camilo Caballero!

Breaking the Fourth Wall

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I finally have the chance to continue with this blog, all my exams are done and dusted, and I had the chance to visit this year’s Berlin International Film Festival, or Berlinale for short. As one of the three biggest film festivals in the world, it was crazy full of people and on the first days it was a complete odyssey simply to find tickets. The festival goes on until the end of the week, but I had to return to my city and take care of some other stuff, so sadly I couldn’t extend my stay at the german capital. Still, I got to be there for four days and was able to see some very interesting, unconvential and fantastic movies. With this post I want to talk about the great movies I saw, as well as my overall impression of the festival, so I’ll be listing down (from…

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Estonia celebrated its 100th anniversary

    My country Estonia - the northernmost of the Baltic states - celebrated 100 years of the declaration of independence which took place on the 24th of February 1918 in Tallinn. Throughout the history Estonia has seen the birth of many brillant minds and ideas and strong sportsmen. It's not as much the big … Continue reading Estonia celebrated its 100th anniversary

The Sundance Virgin (What I Learned During My First Time) — THE CINEMA SOLOIST

Adriana The Cinema Soloist gives good pointers for the first time guests visiting the Sundance Film Festival. From transportation in town to tickets and free events at the festival. It’s a good read if you plan to go there in the future. Thank you, Adriana, for sharing! To read more about Adriana’s impressions of the … Continue reading The Sundance Virgin (What I Learned During My First Time) — THE CINEMA SOLOIST

Top 5: Sundance 2018

Ben Dalton from Dependsonthedream was at the Sundance Film Festival, which ran this year from 18th to 28th January. He gives his overview of the Top 5 of the movies he saw. Thank you, Ben, for sharing!

Depends On The Dream

There’s nothing quite like walking along Main Street, Park City on the first morning of Sundance. The crisp sunshine, the excited chatter, the boundless promise of cinematic adventures, the fact the snow hasn’t seeped into your boots yet…

With the 2018 festival now upon us, here are five selections from the ever-fresh programme that the fine folks at Sundance have put together. Get ready to see these titles at a multiplex/arts cinema/streaming service near you soon…

5. The Miseducation of Cameron Post – dir. Desiree Akhavan

This is listed at #5 but really it’s #1, I just couldn’t wait to type it. Akhavan’s Appropriate Behaviour in 2015 shimmered with wit and originality, a personal story that millions connected with. Back with her AB co-writer/producer Cecilia Frugiuele and featuring a tantalising cast including Chloë Grace Moretz, Sasha Lane, John Gallagher Jr. and Jennifer Ehle, this adaptation of Emily Danforth’s novel about…

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