Back to IndieWire

Berlin’s Panorama Section to Feature Chantal Akerman, Rebecca Miller, More

Berlin's Panorama Section to Feature Chantal Akerman, Rebecca Miller, More

The world premiere Rebecca Miller’s “Maggie’s Plan,” starring Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, and Julianne Moore, headlines the first slate of titles in the 2016 Berlinale’s Panorama section, along with “War on Everyone” a New Mexico-set satire starring Alexander Skarsgård, Michael Peña, Theo James from John Michael McDonagh (“Calvary”). The 12 fiction films and two documentaries announced Thursday will be joined by an additional 20 fiction films and 16 documentaries before the festival, Feb. 11-21, 2016.

READ MORE: “Berlinale 2016 to Honor Scorsese, Nichols, Fassbinder Cinematographer Michael Ballhaus” 

The Berlinale is also set to celebrate the 30th anniversary of its queer film prize, the Teddy Award, with screenings of 16 LGBTQ-themed rarities, including the late Chantal Akerman‘s “Je, tu, il, elle” (1974) and “Toute une nuit” (1982) and a special presentation of Richard Oswald’s restored 1919 film “Different from the Others,” the first gay film in cinema history.  

READ MORE: “First Look: Colin Firth and Jude Law Channel Literary ‘Genius’ in Berlinale World Premiere”

Read the list of Panorama and Teddy30 films announced so far below:

Panorama 2016
“Ja, Olga Hepnarova” (I, Olga Hepnarova) – Czech
Republic/Poland/Slovak Republic/France

By Tomas Weinreb, Petr Kazda

With Michalina Olszanska, Marta Mazurek, Ondrej Maly

World premiere

“Junction 48” – Israel/Germany/US

By Udi Aloni

With Tamer Nafar, Samar Qupty, Salwa Nakkara, Sameh Zakout,
Ayed Fadel

World premiere

“Les Premiers, les Derniers” (The First, the Last) –

By Bouli Lanners

With Albert Dupontel, Bouli Lanners, Suzanne Clement,
Michael Lonsdale, David Murgia

International premiere

“Maggie’s Plan” – US

By Rebecca Miller

With Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore, Bill Hader,
Maya Rudolph

European premiere

“Nakom” – Ghana/US

By Kelly Daniela Norris, TW Pittman

With Jacob Ayanaba, Grace Ayariga, Abdul Aziz, Justina
Kulidu, Shetu Musah, Esther Issaka, Thomas Kulidu, James Azudago, Felicia
Awinbe, Sumaila Ndaago

World premiere

“Remainder” – United Kingdom/Germany

By Omer Fast

With Tom Sturridge, Cush Jumbo, Ed Speleers, Arsher Ali,
Shaun Prendergast

International premiere

“S one strane” (On the Other Side) – Croatia/Serbia

By Zrinko Ogresta

With Ksenija Marinković, Lazar Ristovski

World premiere

“Starve Your Dog” — Morocco

By Hicham Lasri

With Jirari Ben Aissa, Latifa Ahrrare, Fehd Benchemsi

European premiere

“Sufat Chol” (Sand Storm) – Israel

By Elite Zexer

With Lamis Ammar, Ruba Blal-Asfour, Haitham Omari, Khadija
Alakel, Jalal Masarwa

European premiere – debut feature film

“Theo et Hugo dans le meme bateau” (Paris 05:59) – France

By Olivier Ducastel, Jacques Martineau

With Geoffrey Couet, Francois Nambot

World premiere

“The Ones Below” – United Kingdom

By David Farr

With Clemence Poesy, David Morrissey, Stephen Campbell
Moore, Laura Birn

European premiere – debut feature film

“War on Everyone” – United Kingdom

By John Michael McDonagh

With Michael Pena, Alexander Skarsgard, Theo James

World premiere

Panorama Dokumente
“Don’t Blink” – Robert Frank – US/France

By Laura Israel

International premiere

“Hotel Dallas” – Romania/US

By Livia Ungur, Sherng-Lee Huang

With Patrick Duffy
World premiere – debut feature film

“1 Berlin Harlem – Germany” (Federal Republic), 1974

By Lothar Lambert, Wolfram Zobus

“Anders als die Andern” (Different from the Others) – Germany,

By Richard Oswald

“Before Stonewall” – US, 1984

By Greta Schiller, Robert Rosenberg

Info-Schau (former title of Panorama) 1985

“Die Betoerung der Blauen Matrosen” (The Enchantment of the
Blue Sailors) – Germany (Federal Republic), 1975

By Ulrike Ottinger

“Die Wiese der Sachen” (The Meadow of Things) – Germany
(Federal Republic), 1974-1987

By Heinz Emigholz

Panorama/Teddy Award winner 1988

“Gendernauts – Eine Reise durch die Geschlechter” (Gendernauts
– A Journey Through Shifting Identities) – Germany, 1999

By Monika Treut

Panorama/Teddy Award winner 1999

“I Shot Andy Warhol” – USA, 1996

By Mary Harron

“Je, tu, il, elle” (I, You, He, She) – France/Belgium, 1974

By Chantal Akerman

“Looking for Langston” – United Kingdom, 1989

By Isaac Julien

Panorama/Teddy Award winner 1989

“Machboim” (Hide and Seek) – Israel, 1979

By Dan Wolman

Info-Schau (former title of Panorama) 1980

“Marble Ass” – Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, 1995

By Zelimir Zilnik

Panorama/Teddy Award winner 1995

“Nitrate Kisses” – US, 1992

By Barbara Hammer

Forum 1993

“The Watermelon Woman” – US, 1996

By Cheryl Dunye

Panorama/Teddy Award winner 1996

“Tongues Untied” – US, 1989

By Marlon Riggs

Panorama/Teddy Award winner 1990

“Toute une nuit” (A Whole Night) – France / Belgium, 1982

By Chantal Akerman

Info-Schau (former title of Panorama) 1983

“Tras el cristal” (In a Glass Cage) – Spain, 1987

By Agusti Vilaronga

Sign Up: Stay on top of the latest breaking film and TV news! Sign up for our Email Newsletters here.

This Article is related to: Festivals and tagged , , , ,

Get The Latest IndieWire Alerts And Newsletters Delivered Directly To Your Inbox