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In year of #MeToo, women win big at Berlin filmfest

Feb 25, 2018 - 11:21 AM

The Romanian docudrama 'Touch Me Not' win the Golden Bear award

Romanian director Adina Pintilie holds her Golden Bear for Best Film she was awarded for the movie "Touch Me Not" during the awards ceremony of the 68th edition of the Berlinale film festival on February 24, 2018 in Berlin. / AFP PHOTO / Tobias SCHWARZ

WATCH: ‘Ang Panahon ng Halimaw’ makes world premiere at the Berlinale

Feb 23, 2018 - 10:13 AM

Will Lav Diaz bring home the Golden Bear award this time at the Berlin International Film Festival?

Wes Anderson’s Kurosawa- and Miyazaki-inspired 'Isle of Dogs' opens 68th Berlinale

Feb 17, 2018 - 9:51 PM

The famous filmmaker's 'Isle of Dogs – Atari's Rise' is the first ever animated film to open the Berlin Film Festival

Lav Diaz's 'Ang Panahon ng Halimaw' to be shown in Berlin Film Festival

Jan 23, 2018 - 9:00 PM

The movie stars Piolo Pascual and Shaina Magdayao

'Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis' stars: Why you should watch 'mesmerizing' Lav Diaz film

Mar 26, 2016 - 9:25 AM

The stars of the Berlinale winning Lav Diaz film Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis share how rewarding the experience of watching the film in the cinema is

Photo by Paolo Abad/Rappler

'Hele' from the other side: Cherie Gil's Berlin film fest chronicles

Mar 02, 2016 - 8:42 PM

Cherie Gil talks about her Berlinale experience cheering on Lav Diaz and the Hele team and her encounter with Meryl Streep

LEGEND. Cherie Gil poses with Meryl Streep at the Berlin International Film Festival. Photo courtesy of Cherie Gil

Weary crowd cheers Lav Diaz's 8-hour epic at Berlin film fest

Feb 19, 2016 - 11:29 AM

It was an amazing experience – totally worth it said Taiwanese film critic Yun hua Chen

'HELE SA HIWAGANG HAPIS.' Director Lav Diaz at a photo call for the Berlin International Film Festival 2016 with stars Piolo Pascual and John Lloyd Cruz. Photo by Britta Pedersen

Filipino maestro of slow burn films, Lav Diaz, heads to Berlin

Feb 18, 2016 - 10:44 PM

My principle is the filmmaker shouldn t struggle by himself The viewer must struggle with me says the director whose 8 hour film A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery is the longest ever to compete in the Berlinale

LAV DIAZ. The director's 8-hour long 'A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery' ?('Hele sa Hiwagang Hapis' ?in Filipino) is the longest entry ever at the Berlinale. Screengrab from Instagram/paulsoriano1017

Romanian drama wins Berlinale's top prize

Feb 17, 2013 - 10:16 AM

Child s Pose a mother son psychodrama set among post communist Romania s new ruling class won the Golden Bear top prize at the 63rd Berlin film festival Saturday

EURO FILM FEST. The season begins with the Berlin International Film Festival. Photo from the Berlin International Film Festival Facebook page

Berlinale: Iran, Chile are favorites

Feb 16, 2013 - 2:55 PM

It s a strong year for eastern European entries

Entertainment wRap: Berlin Film Fest, Liam Neeson, and more

Feb 03, 2013 - 11:51 AM

The past week brings us an honored Liam Neeson boycotted movies another Psy performance a new European film fest and the one and only Barbra Streisand

EURO FILM FEST. The season begins with the Berlin International Film Festival. Photo from the Berlin International Film Festival Facebook page