12 more titles have been announced for Berlinale Special.

New additions include Jason Reitman’s Young Adult starring Charlize Theron, and world premieres of Doris Dorrie’s Bliss and Barnaby Southcombe’s I, Anna, which stars Charlotte Rampling [pictured]

Talks will be hosted after a number of screenings, including Werner Herzog’s Death Row series; Angelina Jolie’s In The Land Of Blood And Honey (both previously announced); as well as additions Althawra… Khabar (Reporting …A Revolution) by Bassam Mortada; Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry by Alison Klayman; Hijos de las Nubes by Alvaro Longoria; Anton Corbijn InsideOut by Klaartje Quirijns; and Chris Kenneally’s Side by Side, with Keanu Reeves. 

Berlinale Special will also screen a new restoration of The Life and Death of Colonel Blimp, the 1943 film by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger; as well as the European premiere of Mark Cousins’ 900-minute The Story of Film: An Odyssey.

Six of the below titles were previously announced.

Berlinale Special Gala screenings at the Friedrichstadt-Palast

Young Adult by Jason Reitman (US)

Don – The King Is Back by Farhan Akhtar (India/Germany)

Marley by Kevin Macdonald (UK/US)

La chispa de la vida by Alex de la Iglesia (Spain/France)


Berlinale Special screenings at the Kino International

Bliss (Glück) by Doris Dorrie (Germany) [world premiere]

I, Anna by Barnaby Southcombe (UK/Germany/France) [world premiere]

The Life And Death Of Colonel Blimp by Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger (1943) (UK) [restored]

Keyhole by Guy Maddin (Canada)


Berlinale Special screenings at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele

Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry by Alison Klayman (US)

Reporting…A Revolution (Althawra… Khabar) by Bassam Mortada (Egypt)

Anton Corbijn Inside Out  by Klaartje Quirijns (The Netherlands) [world premiere]

Sons Of The Clouds, The Last Colony (Hijo de las nubes, La última colonia) by Alvaro Longoria (Spain) [world premiere]

Side by Side by Chris Kenneally (US) [world premiere]

Already announced:
Death Row (US) documentary series by Werner Herzog
In The Land Of Blood And Honey (US) by Angelina Jolie

More Berlinale Special presentations

To celebrate the 60th Anniversary of the film journal “Positif”:

Der Fangschuss (Le coup de grâce, 1975) by Volker Schlondorff (Germany)

The Story Of Film: An Odyssey by Mark Cousins (UK)

Special Screening: For the “50th Anniversary of the Oberhausen Manifesto”:

Farewell to the Frogs (Abschied von den Fröschen) by Ulrike Schamoni (Germany)