Screen previews the Berlinale’s premieres in this year’s Panorama Dokumente section.
B-Movie: Lust & Sound In West Berlin (Ger)
Dirs Jörg A Hoppe, Klaus Maeck, Heiko Lange
Using mostly unseen TV and film footage along with original interviews, B-Movie showcases cultural life in West Berlin in the 1980s before the fall of the Berlin Wall.
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Fassbinder: To Love Without Demands (Den)
Dir Christian Braad Thomsen
This portrait of Rainer Werner Fassbinder is based on previously unseen interviews that Braad Thomsen shot with the film-maker in the 1970s.
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Feelings Are Facts: The Life Of Yvonne Rainer (US)
Dir Jack Walsh
Feelings Are Facts centres on the life of pioneering dancer, choreographer and film-maker Yvonne Rainer, who won the best documentary Teddy award in 1997 for MURDER and murder.
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A German Youth (Fr-Swit-Ger)
Dir Jean-Gabriel Périot
A German Youth (Une Jeunesse Allemande) uses archive material to look at the events leading up to a series of terrorist attacks in Germany in 1977.
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Dir Jannik Splidsboel
Returning to the Berlinale after his previous film How Are You screened in Panorama in 2011, Danish film-maker Splidsboel’s Misfits centres on three US teenagers coming out as LGBT in Tulsa.
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My Name Is Annemarie Schwarzenbach (Fr)
Dir Véronique Aubouy
Aubouy’s new documentary focuses on Swiss writer Annemarie Schwarzenbach, who died at the age of 34.
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The New Man (Uru-Chil)
Dir Aldo Garay
Garay’s sixth feature, The New Man (El Hombre Nuevo) follows Stephania, a transvestite born in Nicaragua but living in Uruguay.
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Prison System 4614 (Ger)
Dir Jan Soldat
Soldat’s fourth Berlinale selection is about a self-built prison in which men volunteer to be imprisoned and tortured.
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The Resistors “Their Spirit Prevails…” (Ger)
Dirs Ula Stöckl, Katrin Seybold
Completed by Stöckl (whose The Cat Has Nine Lives plays in Berlinale Classics), The Resistors is the final work from Seybold, who died in 2012.
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Tell Spring Not To Come This Year (UK)
Dirs Saeed Taji Farouky, Michael McEvoy
This documentary follows a unit of the Afghan National Army.
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