Chatrian is the artistic director of the Locarno Film Festival.
Terhechte will leave his post in July 2018 ”take on new career challenges”.
“It’s a very hardcore, archaic love story set a year after the Berlin Wall came down,” said Atef.
Jean Paul Civeyrac’s black-and-white film will open theatrically in late summer.
Current Berlin director Dieter Kosslick will step down next year.
Marcio Reolon’s LGBT title heading to UK, US and France.
Oscilloscope Laboratories has acquired US rights to Julien Faraut’s John McEnroe: In The Realm Of Perfection following its world premiere in Berlin last month.
Auteur recently attended EFM with Damn Kids.
Emily Atef’s film about actress Romy Schneider receives 10 nods including best film, best direction.
Duo first collaborated on Berlinale Generation title Adam.
Titles include Neil Jordan’s The Widow.