Film region of North Rhine-Westphalia, which has 29 films at this year’s festival, hosted a reception in Berlin, welcoming more than 1,000 guests.

To mark having 29 films at this year’s festival, the film region of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW) hosted a reception last night [Feb 9] for more than 1,000 guests at the NRW Landesvertretung.

Hosted by NRW media minister Angelica Schwall-Düren on behalf of Prime-Minister Hannelore Kraft and Filmstiftung CEO Petra Müller, the reception welcome the likes of Beloved Sisters’ director Dominik Graf, Nymphomaniac director Lars von Trier and the ten European Shooting Stars.