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2016 Berlin International Film Festival Adds to Panorama Section With Ira Sachs’ ‘Little Men’ and More

2016 Berlin International Film Festival Adds to Panorama Section With Ira Sachs' 'Little Men' and More

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After announcing last month the first 13 titles that will play in the Panorama sidebar, including TIFF favorites like David Farr’s psychological drama “The Ones Below” and Rebecca Miller’s “Maggie’s Plan,” starring Greta Gerwig and Ethan Hawke, the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival has added to the lineup with 11 narrative features and 5 documentaries.

Opening the Panorama section will be Argentine director Daniel Burman’s “El Rey del One.” Other highlights from the new wave of titles include the international premiere of Ira Sachs’ highly anticipated “Little Men,” which will first debut at Sundance later this month,

“With 30 films confirmed to date, of which 24 are fictional and six will run in Panorama Dokumente, two-thirds of this year’s Panorama has now been announced,” organizers said. “An extra 17 works will screen in the Teddy30 anniversary program. The entire program will be finalized in the coming days.”

The festival has also announced plans to honor Killer Films founder Christine Vachon, who just received another Oscar nomination for producing Todd Haynes’ “Carol.” Vachon will receive a special Teddy Award for her 20 years of excellence in the business. 

Below are all of the new additions to the Berlinale Panorama Lineup.

Panorama 2016

“Aloys” – Swiss / France
By Tobias Nölle
With Georg Friedrich, Tilde von Overbeck
World premiere

“El rey del once (The Tenth Man)” – Argentina
By Daniel Burman
With Alan Sabbagh, Julieta Zylberberg, Usher Barilka, Elvira Onetto
World premiere

“Goat” – USA
By Andrew Neel
With Ben Schnetzer, Nick Jonas, James Franco
International premiere

“Grüße aus Fukushima (Fukushima, mon Amour)” – Germany
By Doris Dörrie
With Rosalie Thomass, Kaori Momoi
World premiere

“Indignation” – USA
By James Schamus
With Logan Lerman, Sarah Gadon
International premiere – debut
“Jonathan” – Germany
By Piotr J. Lewandowski
With Jannis Niewöhner, André Hennicke, Julia Koschitz, Thomas Sarbacher, Barbara Auer
World premiere – debut

“Kater (Tomcat)” – Austria
By Händl Klaus
With Lukas Turtur, Philipp Hochmair
World premiere

“La helada negra (The Black Frost)” – Argentina
By Maximiliano Schonfeld
With Ailín Salas, Lucas Schell, Benigno Lell
World premiere

“Lantouri” – Iran
By Reza Dormishian
With Navid Mohammadzadeh, Maryam Palizban, Baran Kosari
International premiere

“Little Men” – USA
Cross-Section Generation
By Ira Sachs
With Jennifer Ehle, Greg Kinnear, Alfred Molina
International premiere

“Ranenyy Angel (The Wounded Angel)” – Kazakhstan / France / Germany
By Emir Baigazin
With Nurlybek Saktaganov, Madiar Aripbai, Madiar Nazarov, Omar Adilov
World premiere

Panorama Dokumente

“Der Ost-Komplex (The GDR Complex)” – Germany
By Jochen Hick
World premiere

“Mapplethorpe: Look at the Pictures” – USA / Germany
By Fenton Bailey, Randy Barbato
With Edward Mapplethorpe, Debbie Harry, Patti Smith, Gloria von Thurn und Taxis
“Mariupolis” – Lithuania / Germany / France / Ukraine
By Mantas Kvedaravicius

World premiereInternational premiere

“Uncle Howard” – United Kingdom / USA
By Aaron Brookner
With Jim Jarmusch, Sara Driver, Tom DiCillo, Brad Gooch, Frederic Mitterand
European premiere

“While the Women Are Sleeping” – Japan
By Wayne Wang
With Hidetoshi Nishijima, Shioli Kutsuna, Sayuri Oyamada, Lily Franky, Beat Takeshi

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