The patriarchy pushed them to the edge. These three films from the Berlinale Panorama section show how women can fight back.
In Heroic, The Military Is Anything But (Review and Interview)
Through documentary-like framing and a cool distance from his characters, Zonana riffs on military classics to create a brutal yet intellectual critique of military culture.
A Perfect Parody of French Cinema
There’s not much difference between Passages and a sketch show parody of a French art-house film. Let’s see how European Ira Sachs’ latest film truly is.
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.
Descent Into Cinema Episode Four: Live Panorama Chat
Live from the Playce at the Berlinale, we discuss Drifter, Femme, Silver Haze and other fine panorama films to put on your radar.
Descent Into Cinema Podcast: Passages and Queer Panorama Preview
Is Passages a great movie or is it a classic case of Sundance-itis? Ahead of its European premiere at the Berlinale, we look at Ira Sachs’ latest.