Berlin Film Festival 2021: the selection with Céline Sciamma and Xavier Beauvois in competition – cinema news

The selection for the 71st Berlin Film Festival has just been unveiled! Céline Sciamma and Xavier Beauvois’ new films are in Official Competition.

Berlin film festival 2021: the selection with céline sciamma and xavier beauvois in competition - cinema news

The selection for the 71st Berlin International Film Festival has just been unveiled. This edition will take place in two stages. The jury – made up of former Golden Bear winners – and professionals will be able to see the films from March 1 to 5 and will present the prizes at the end of the competition while a physical event – which will allow the public to see the films – will be held in the German city from June 9 to 20, 2021. As a reminder, last year, There is No Evil by Iranian Mohammad Rasoulof won the Golden Bear

The official Competition films and special screenings were announced virtually by General Manager Mariette Rissenbeek and Artistic Director Carlo Chatrian. Of the 15 feature films in the official competition, let us highlight the presence of Céline Sciamma with Petite Maman (as a reminder, Tomboy was selected in the Panorama category in 2011), by Xavier Beauvois with the drama Albatros carried by Jérémie Renier, from the director German Maria Schrader (Unorthodox) who returns with her latest film entitled Ich Bin Dein Mensch, the first feature film directed by German actor Daniel Brühl, Next Door or even Korean director Hong Sang-Soo who came to defend his new feature -Metering Introduction. As a reminder, the latter had won the Silver Bear for Best Director last year for The Woman Who Fled.

Berlin film festival 2021: the selection with céline sciamma and xavier beauvois in competition - cinema news

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As for the special screenings, among the 11 films we note the presence of The Mauritanian by Kevin McDonald with Tahar Rahim and Jodie Foster, that of the dramatic comedy by Azazel Jacobs, French Exit, carried by Michelle Pfeiffer and Lucas Hedges and finally Best Sellers of Lina Roessler with Michael Caine and Aubrey Plaza.

The competition

  • Albatross from Xavier Beauvois
  • Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn by Radu Jude
  • Fabian – Going to the Dogs by Dominik Graf
  • Ballad of a White Cow by Behtash Sanaeeha and Maryam Moghaddam
  • Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy by Ryusuke Hamaguchi
  • Mr Bachmann and His Class by Maria Speth
  • I’m Your Man by Maria Schrader
  • Introduction of Republic of Korea by Hong Sang-Soo
  • Memory Box by Joana Hadjithomas and Khalil Joreige
  • Next Door and Daniel Brühl
  • Céline Sciamma’s Little Mum
  • What Do We See When We Look at the Sky? by Alexandre Koberidze
  • Forest – I See You Everywhere by Bence Fliegauf
  • Natural Light by Dénes Nagy
  • A Cop Movie by Alonso Ruizpalacios

Special sessions

  • Best Sellers by Lina Roessler
  • Courage of Aliaksei Paluyan
  • French Exit by Azazel Jacobs
  • I am Karl by Christian Schwochow
  • Language Lessons by Natalie Morales
  • Limbo by Cheang Soi
  • The Mauritanian by Kevin Macdonald
  • For Lucio by Pietro Marcello
  • Tides by Tim Fehlbaum
  • Tina by Dan Lindsay and TJ Martin
  • Who We Were by Marc Bauder

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