We sent out contributing writer Maximilien Luc Proctor to cover the Berlinale 2015, running February 05-15, 2015 in Berlin, Germany. Check out his daily coverage below to read advanced reviews of some of the films that will define the next year in cinema.
Max covers a few of his most anticipated films showing at the Berlinale 2015. Terrence Malick’s Knight of Cups, Werner Herzog’s Queen of the Desert, and more!
A re-cap from Day One of the Berlinale 2015, including coverage of the first press conference with the full jury, and initial remarks from opening film Nobody Wants the Night.
Day Two of the Berlinale 2015, includes initial remarks of Queen of Earth, Queen of the Desert, La Maldad (Evilness), and Panahi’s Taxi.
Max remarks on some emerging trends, and offers his thoughts on films such as Volcano, Diary of a Chambermaid, and the impressive single-take effort Victoria.
Initial thoughts on Terrence Malick’s highly anticipated Knight of Cups and the quotes from the press conference that followed.
Max offers first impressions on the Polish film Body, and a then-and-now look at World War II in France, This Gigantic Furrowing of the Ground.
Day Six brought Max to screenings of Under Electric Clouds and Every Thing Will Be Fine.
One week into the Berlinale 2015, we catch the electric Eisenstein in Guanajuato, black-and-white piece Aferim!, and Koza.
Day eight brings us to screenings of Dora or The Sexual Neuroses of Our Parents and Sworn Virgin.
The penultimate day of the festival brings our attending critic to screenings of anthology film Big Father, Small Father, & Other Stories, Chasuke’s Journey, and Blue Blood.
And on the final day, Max rested. Berlinale 2015 comes to a close with last-minute screenings of German documentary Sprache: Sex and Wim Wenders Pina in 3D.
Sadly, all good things come to an end. Here’s Max’s picks for the five best films he caught at the Berlinale 2015.
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