Thursday, December 18, 2008

2009 Berlinale News

Yesterday the fest announced the first movies to be invited to the Generation program. The final list of the program, as well as of all the other programs will be announced by the end of January 2009. But since there are some interesting movies, I decided to post the films invited to date.

Generation 14plus
Cherrybomb, Glenn Leyburn and Lisa Barros D’Sa, UK, 2008
Gun Lala de qiang (Lala’s Gun), Ning Jingwu, China, 2008
Het zusje van Katia (Katia’s Sister), Mijke de Jong, Netherlands, 2008
Miao Miao, Cheng Hsiao-Tse, Hong Kong and Taiwan , 2008 (lesbian interest)
My Suicide, David Lee Miller, USA, 2008
Snijeg (Snow), Aida Begić, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Germany, France and Iran, 2008

To read the official press release that includes the already invited films for the new documentary program Generation Kplus go here.

If you are interested in learning the first titles for the Competition program go here and if you want to read the press release with the news that Tilda Swinton will be the Jury President go here.

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