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iW NEWS | “Be Kind, Rewind” To Close Berlinale; Seven Others Added

iW NEWS | "Be Kind, Rewind" To Close Berlinale; Seven Others Added

The 58th Berlin International Film Festival announced eight new titles for its competition, rounding out the section. Michel Gondry‘s “Be Kind, Rewind” (which is premiering at Sundance next week) has been added as the festival’s Closing Film. Other announced titles include Lance Hammer‘s “Ballast,” Hong Sangsoo‘s “Bam gua Nat” (Night and Day), Dennis Lee‘s “Fireflies in the Garden,” Philippe Claudel‘s “Il y a longtemps que je t’aime” (I’ve Loved You So Long), Petri Kotwica‘s “Musta Jaa” (Black Ice), Justin Chadwick‘s “The Other Boleyn Girl” and Majid Majidi‘s “Avaze Gonjeshk-ha” (The Song of Sparrows). The festival takes place February 7-17, 2008 in the German capital. [Peter Knegt]

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