A perfect cast and a breezy tone, intermingling with moments of horror and danger, characterise Afire, a more low-key effort from Christian Petzold.
Berlinale Panorama 2023: Women on the Brink
Three feminine-focused films — from central Europe to the middle-east — push women to the brink in the Berlinale 2023 panorama section.
Cottbus Film Festival Day One: A Continent in Collapse
Day one of the Cottbus Film Festival expertly shows the major fault-lines running through the seams of Eastern European society.