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Le Monde to republish open letter challenging Cuaron, Coens over Netflix films

Letter criticises ’the privatisation of a work of art’.


Two films tie for top spot on Screen's final Berlin jury grid

’Synonyms’ took all eight scores with ‘A Tale Of Three Sisters’ receiving six.

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New Locarno artistic director gives first glimpse of her vision for the festival

Lili Hinstin said she wants to programme more UK films, short films and youth-oriented films.

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EU copyright reform one step closer following key European Parliament vote

Tech giants such as Google and Facebook would be forced to pay for content.

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'A Tale Of Three Sisters' takes lead on Screen's Berlin jury grid

Emin Alper’s film scored well with critics.


Jihan El-Tahri appointed director of Arab documentary agency DOX BOX

Berlin-based organisation nurtures sustainable documentary scene across the Arab world.


Elle Driver strikes deals on Roberto Saviano adaptation 'Piranhas' (exclusive)

Has world premiere in Berlin Competition on February 12.


Dutch upstart distributor Gusto bulks up slate at EFM (exclusive)

Titles include Colombian jungle thriller ‘Monos’.


Wizart launches Alexander Pushkin franchise (exclusive)

First film due for completion in 2021.


UK signs new European co-production treaty

Producers now need to contribute 5% rather than 20% of the total budget to participate.

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TrustNordisk sets deals for Berlin Competition title 'Out Stealing Horses' (exclusive)

Hans Petter Moland’s fourth feature to compete for the Golden Bear.

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Wide House rides on rallycross documentary 'Born 2 Drive' (exclusive)

Daniel Fahre directs the story of the world’s youngest rallycross driver.

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Film industry gender equality "bad but getting better" says Berlinale conference

Panelists included ‘The Walking Dead’ showrunner Gale Anne Hurd.

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European low-budget development lab Less Is More selects 2019 projects, mentors

A total fo 16 film teams have been selected for this year’s lab.

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EU states agree draft directive on copyright reform

Directive now heads to European Parliament in Strasbourg.