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Panels on “Virtual Cinema” and “Privacy & Politics in Cinema” at the Berlinale Talent Campus

Panels on "Virtual Cinema" and "Privacy & Politics in Cinema" at the Berlinale Talent Campus

Three discussion panels will take place during the 2007 Berlin International Film Festival‘s Berlinale Talent Campus: “Virtual Cinema” will address preoccupation with virtual worlds and time travel prevalent in both the film and gaming worlds. Participants include Tom Tykwer, (“Perfume“) and Kees Kasander (“Crusade in Jeans“). “Whose side is it anyway? Privacy and Politics in Cinema” will address the more political aspects of cinema in a discussion. Panelists include Hatian-born director Raoul Peck (“Lamumba“, “Sometimes in April“), Bosnian filmmaker Jasmila Zbanic (Grbavica: The Land of My Dreams) and US director Gregory Nava whose film “Bordertown” shows in the Competition section of Berlinale. The panel “Filming in the eye of the storm – Filmmakers in troubled areas” will discuss topics such as personal survival strategies, and economic/ artistic perseverance in crisis regions. Panelists include Rakesh Sharma (“Final Solution 2003“), and Bianca Jagger, human rights advocate. For more information, see the BIFF Press Release.

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