Dietrich Bruggemann’s Run If You Can and RP Kahl’s Bedways will bookend the Perspektive Deutsches Kino sidebar at the Berlin Film Festival.

The showcase of local cinema will be ninth edition but the final to be curated by section head Alfred Holighaus, who joined the German Film Academy as managing director this month.

The 14-strong line-up features Hannah Schweier’s feature debut Cindy Doesn’t Love Me and WAGs, a film about footballers’ wives and girlfriends, by Babelsberg students Evi Goldbrunner and Joachim Dollhopf.

The full line-up:

All My Fathers,  Jan Raiber

Bedways, RP Kahl

Cindy Doesn’t Love Me, Hannah Schweier

Gleb’s Film, Christian Hornung  

Hollywood Drama, Sergej Moya

Jessi, Mariejosephin Schneider

Outside, Florian Schewe

Portraits Of German Alcoholics, Carolin Schmitz

Run If You Can, Dietrich Brüggemann

Scars in Concrete, Juliane Engelmann Silver

Girls, Saara Aila Waasner

The Boy Who Wouldn’t Kill, Linus de Paoli

The Housemaid, Anna Hoffmann

WAGs, Joachim Dollhopf and Evi Goldbrunner