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Berlinale Announces Generation, Two Other Sections of 2010 Lineup

Photo of Bryce J. Renninger By Bryce J. Renninger | Indiewire January 14, 2010 at 10:04AM

The programmers of the 2010 Berlinale have announced the lineups from three programs. Of the festival's trailblazing children's program, Generation, section director Maryanne Redpath commented, “There’s not just one experience of childhood or adolescence and there are many ways to make a film about it." The Generation 14plus program will open with the off-Bollywood Indian film, "Road, Movie" by Dev Benegal. The Generation Kplus program will open for the first time with a documentary, Pedro González-Rubio's "Alamar." A special program of food-related films, Culinary Cinema, will debut at the 2010 festival. Berlinale programmer Dieter Kosslick commented on the program, “The concept for the series has proven successful. We show films that whet our audiences’ appetites and then we cook for them. Though we also show films that ruin their appetites, for instance, films that open their eyes to the catastrophic global food situation.” The lineup features a new film from 2009 Berlinale jury head Tilda Swinton, "Io Sono L’Amore" ("I Am Love"). The festival's Deutsches Kino program, which showcases the best of German cinema, provides a glimpse of the future of German filmmaking. This year, 6 of the 14 films are directed by women. The three sections' lineups are below:
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The programmers of the 2010 Berlinale have announced the lineups from three programs. Of the festival's trailblazing children's program, Generation, section director Maryanne Redpath commented, “There’s not just one experience of childhood or adolescence and there are many ways to make a film about it." The Generation 14plus program will open with the off-Bollywood Indian film, "Road, Movie" by Dev Benegal. The Generation Kplus program will open for the first time with a documentary, Pedro González-Rubio's "Alamar." A special program of food-related films, Culinary Cinema, will debut at the 2010 festival. Berlinale programmer Dieter Kosslick commented on the program, “The concept for the series has proven successful. We show films that whet our audiences’ appetites and then we cook for them. Though we also show films that ruin their appetites, for instance, films that open their eyes to the catastrophic global food situation.” The lineup features a new film from 2009 Berlinale jury head Tilda Swinton, "Io Sono L’Amore" ("I Am Love"). The festival's Deutsches Kino program, which showcases the best of German cinema, provides a glimpse of the future of German filmmaking. This year, 6 of the 14 films are directed by women. The three sections' lineups are below:

Generation Kplus – Feature films

"Alamar" by Pedro González-Rubio, Mexico 2009
"Bestevenner" ("Rafiki") by Christian Lo, Norway 2009
"Boy" by Taika Waititi, New Zealand 2010
"Iep!" ("Eep!") by Ellen Smit, The Netherlands/Belgium 2009
"Knerten" by Åsleik Engmark, Norway 2009
"La Pivellina" by Tizza Covi & Rainer Frimmel, Austria/Italy 2009
"Shui Yuet Sun Tau" ("Echoes of the Rainbow") by Alex Law, Hong Kong, China 2009
"Sukunsa viimeinen" ("Last of the Line") by Anastasia Lapsui & Markku Lehmuskallio, Finland 2010
"Superbror" ("Superbrother") by Birger Larsen, Denmark 2009
"Susa" by Rusudan Pirveli, Georgia 2010
"This Way of Life" by Thomas Burstyn, New Zealand/Canada 2009
"Uchū Show e Yōkoso" ("Welcome to THE SPACE SHOW") by Koji Masunari, Japan 2009
"Yeo-haeng-ja" ("A Brand New Life") by Ounie Lecomte, Republic of Korea/France 2009
"Yuki & Nina" by Nobuhiro Suwa & Hippolyte Girardot, France/Japan 2009


Generation Kplus – Short Films

"Apollo" by Felix Gönnert, Germany 2010
"Avós" ("Grandmothers") by Michael Wahrmann, Brazil 2009
"Burvīga diena" ("Wonderful Day") by Nils Skapāns, Latvia 2010
"Derevo Detstva" ("Childhood Mystery Tree") by Natalia Mirzoyan, Russian Federation 2009
"Drona & ik" ("Drona & me") by Catherine van Campen, The Netherlands 2009
"Fløjteløs" ("Whistleless") by Siri Melchior, Denmark/Great Britain/Sweden 2009
"Franswa Sharl" by Hannah Hilliard, Australia 2009
"I-Do-Air" by Martina Amati, Great Britain 2009
"Indigo" by Jack Price, Great Britain 2009
"Jacco’s Film" by Daan Bakker, The Netherlands 2009
"Kozya Hatka" ("Goat’s House") by Marina Karpova, Russian Federation 2009
"Masala Mama" by Michael Kam, Singapore 2009
"Munaralli" ("The Egg Race") by Kaisa Penttilä, Finland 2009
"Sinna Mann" ("Angry Man") by Anita Killi, Norway 2009
"Sol skin" ("Sun shine") by Alice de Champfleury, Denmark 2009
"The Six Dollar Fifty Man" by Mark Albiston & Louis Sutherland, New Zealand 2009


Generation 14plus – Feature Films

"Bran Nue Dae" by Rachel Perkins, Australia 2009
"Dooman River" by Zhang Lu, Republic of Korea/France 2009
"Gentlemen Broncos" by Jared Hess, USA 2009
"Joy" by Mijke de Jong, The Netherlands 2010
"Les Nuits de Sister Welsh" ("Sister Welsh’s Nights") by Jean-Claude Janer, France 2009
"Neukölln Unlimited" by Agostino Imondi & Dietmar Ratsch, Germany 2009
"Os famosos e os duendes da morte" ("The Famous And The Dead") by Esmir Filho, Brazil/France 2009
"Retratos en un mar de mentiras" ("Portraits In A Sea Of Lies") by Carlos Gaviria, Colombia 2009
"Road, Movie" by Dev Benegal, India/USA 2009
"Sebbe" by Babak Najafi, Sweden 2010
"SUMMER WARS" by Mamoru Hosoda, Japan 2009
"Te extraño" ("I Miss You") by Fabián Hofman, Mexico/Argentina 2010
"Vihir" ("The Well") by Umesh Vinayak Kulkarni, India 2009
"Youth in Revolt" by Miguel Arteta, USA 2009


Generation 14plus – Short Films

"Älä kuiskaa ystävän suuhun" ("Whispering in a Friend’s Mouth") by Hannaleena Hauru, Finland 2009
"Az Bad Beporsid" ("Ask The Wind") by Batin Ghobadi, Iran 2009
"Corduroy" by Hugh O’Conor, Ireland 2009
"I’m Here" by Spike Jonze, USA 2010
"Juzipi de wendu" ("The Warmth Of Orange Peel") by Huang Ji, People’s Republic of China 2009
"Megaheavy" by Fenar Ahmad, Denmark 2009
"Mi otra mitad" ("My Other Half") by Beatriz M. Sanchís, Spain 2009
"Ønskebørn" ("Out of Love") by Brigitte Stærmose, Denmark 2009
"Poi Dogs" by Joel Moffett, USA 2009
"Redemption" by Katie Wolfe, New Zealand 2010
"Siemiany" by Philip James McGoldrick, Belgium 2009
"Zero" by Leo Woodhead, New Zealand 2010


Culinary Cinema 2010

"BANANAS!*" Sweden
Documentary by Fredrik Gertten

"Collapse" USA
Documentary by Chris Smith

"Dastoor –e Ashpazi" ("Iranian Cookbook") Iran
Documentary by Mohammad Shirvani
World Premiere

"Im Einsatz für Haie" ("Hannes Jaenicke´s Wildlife Underground: Sharks") Germany
Documentary by Judith Adlhoch and Eva Gfirtner
with Hannes Jaenicke

"Io Sono L’Amore" ("I am Love") Italy
by Luca Guadagnino
with Tilda Swinton, Flavio Parenti, Edoardo Gabbriellini, Alba Rohrwacher, Pippo Delbono, Maria Paiato

"Ki-Chin" ("The Naked Kitchen") Republic of Korea
by HONG Ji-young
with SHIN Mina, JU Ji-hun, KIM Tae-woo

"Kings of Pastry" USA/Netherlands/Great Britain
Documentary by Chris Hegedus & D. A. Pennebaker

"Manthan" ("The Churning") India
by Shyam Benegal
with Girish Karnad, Kulbhushan Kharbanda, Smita Patil, Amrish Patil, Naseeruddin Shah

"The Botany of Desire" USA
Documentary by Michael Schwarz
with Michael Pollan
European premiere

"The Rainbow Warriors of Waiheke Island" Netherlands
Documentary by Suzanne Raes


Deutsches Kino 2010

"Alle meine Väter" ("All my fathers") by Jan Raiber (documentary)
"The Boy Who Wouldn’t Kill" by Linus de Paoli
"Cindy liebt mich nicht" ("Cindy doesn’t love me") by Hannah Schweier
"Frauenzimmer" ("Silver Girls") by Saara Aila Waasner (documentary)
"Glebs Film" ("Gleb’s Film") by Christian Hornung (documentary)
"Die Haushaltshilfe" ("The Housemaid") by Anna Hoffmann (documentary)
"Hollywood Drama" by Sergej Moya
"Jessi" by Mariejosephin Schneider
"Lebendkontrolle" ("Outside") by Florian Schewe
"Narben im Beton" ("Scars in Concrete") by Juliane Engelmann
"Portraits deutscher Alkoholiker" ("Portraits of German alcoholics") by Carolin Schmitz (documentary)
"Renn, wenn du kannst" ("Run if you can") by Dietrich Brüggemann
"WAGs" by Joachim Dollhopf and Evi Goldbrunner
"Bedways" by RP Kahl

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