Berlinale 2012. Panorama Program Complete

Strippers in San Francisco, brothers in Nigeria and Nazis on the moon.
David Hudson
The Daily

Adding just over a dozen features and four shorts to the lists of previously announced titles (first round and Dokumente), the Berlinale announces that the Panorama program for this year's edition (February 9 through 19) is now complete. The breakdown: "53 feature films: 18 in the main program, 15 in Panorama Special and 20 in Panorama Dokumente.... 34 productions from 37 countries are screening as world premieres. Seven fictional films are directorial debuts. There are 12 German productions, and 24 women filmmakers presenting 16 films."

New narrative features:

Bugis Street Redux by Yonfan, Hong Kong. With Hiep Thi Le, Michael Lam, Greg-O and Ernest Seah.

Cherry by Stephen Elliott, USA. With Ashley Hinshaw, James Franco, Heather Graham, Dev Patel and Lili Taylor. World Premiere. The site.

Chocó by Jhonny Hendrix Hinestroza, Columbia. With Karent Hinestroza, Esteban Copete, Fabio García, Daniela Mosquera, Jesús Benavides. WP.

GLAUBE, LIEBE, TOD (BELIEF, LOVE, DEATH) by Peter Kern, Austria. With Traute Furthner, Peter Kern, Joao Moreira Pedrosa. WP.

HIGHWAY by Deepak Rauniyar, Nepal/USA. With Dayahang Rai, Asha Magarati, Shristi Ghimire, Eelum Dixit. WP.

Iron Sky by Timo Vuorensola, Finland/Netherlands/Australia/Germany. With Christopher Kirby, Götz Otto, Julia Dietze and — Udo Kier! WP. The site.

Love by Doze Niu Chen-zer, China/Taiwan. With Shu Qi, Vicky Zhao, Ethan Juan and Mark Jau.

Man On Ground by Akin Omotoso, South Africa. With Hakeem Kae-Kazim, Fabian Adeoye Lojede and Fana Mokoena.

My Brother The Devil by Sally El Hosaini, Great Britain. With James Floyd, Saïd Taghmaoui, Nasser Memarzia and Fady Elsayed. WP.

Rentaneko (Rent-a-Cat) by Naoko Ogigami, Japan. With Mikako Ichikawa, Reiko Kusamura, Ken Mitsuishi, Maho Yamada and Kei Tanaka. WP.

The Convoy by Alexey Mizgirev, Russian Federation. With Oleg Vasilkov, Azamat Nigmanov and Dmitry Kulichkov. WP.

Panorama Dokumente:

Wo men de gu shi (Our Story –10-year ‘Guerrilla Warfare’ of Beijing Queer Film Festival) by Yang Yang, People’s Republic of China.

“Blut muss fließen” - Undercover unter Nazis by Peter Ohlendorf, Germany. WP.

Panorama short supporting films:

7 Deadly Kisses by Sammaria Simanjuntak, Indonesia. With Sunny Soon and Daud Sumolang. WP.

A Lazy Summer Afternoon, with Mario Montez by John Heys, Germany. WP.

Green Laser by John Greyson, Canada. WP.

ZUCHT und ORDNUNG (LAW and ORDER) by Jan Soldat, Germany. WP.

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