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Press Release: Berlinale Special 2016

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Berlinale Special 2016

Berlinale Special is part of the official programme and presents recent works by contemporary filmmakers, biopics of renowned personalities as well as extraordinary formats.

Gala screenings will be held at the Friedrichstadt-Palast with many prominent guests expected to attend.

The presentations at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele will again include moderated discussions with the filmmakers after the screenings. 

This year eight films have been invited to participate in Berlinale Special. They include productions and co-productions from Belgium, Denmark, Japan, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom and the US.

Berlinale Special Series is part of Berlinale Special. The programme will be announced soon.

Berlinale Special Galas at the Friedrichstadt-Palast

A Quiet Passion

United Kingdom / Belgium

By Terence Davies (Distant Voices, Still Lives, Sunset Song)

With Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Keith Carradine, Jodhi May, Catherine Bailey, Emma Bell, Duncan Duff

World premiere



By Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Journey to the Shore, Tokyo Sonata)

With Hidetoshi Nishijima, Yuko Takeuchi, Teruyuki Kagawa, Haruna Kawaguchi, Masahiro Higashide

World premiere

Den allvarsamma leken (A Serious Game)

Sweden / Denmark / Norway

By Pernilla August (The Legacy –TV series, Beyond)

With Sverrir Gudnason, Karin Franz Körlof, Liv Mjönes, Michael Nyqvist, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard

World premiere

Miles Ahead


By Don Cheadle

With Ewan McGregor, Don Cheadle, Keith Stanfield, Michael Stuhlbarg, Austin Lyon

International premiere - First feature

Berlinale Special at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele

National Bird - documentary


By Sonia Kennebeck

World premiere

Already announced films (see press release from December 11, 2015):

Berlinale Special Galas at the Friedrichstadt-Palast

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble - documentary


By Morgan Neville (Twenty Feet from Stardom)

European premiere

Where To Invade Next - documentary


By Michael Moore (Fahrenheit 9/11, Bowling for Columbine)

European premiere

Berlinale Special at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele

The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger - documentary

United Kingdom

By Colin MacCabe, Christopher Roth, Bartek Dziadosz, Tilda Swinton

World premiere

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