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New Films By Terence Davies & Kiyoshi Kurosawa Set Berlin Premieres, Plus ‘Miles Ahead’ & ‘Where To Invade Next’ Get Euro Bows

New Films By Terence Davies & Kiyoshi Kurosawa Set Berlin Premieres, Plus 'Miles Ahead' & 'Where To Invade Next' Get Euro Bows

Before the frenzy of the Sundance Film Festival begins this week, the organizers of the Berlin International Film Festival have a few more movies to add to their cinephile heavy slate.

As part of the Berlin Special section of programming, the latest from Terence Davies (Emily Dickinson biopic “A Quiet Passion“) and Kiyoshi Kurosawa (thriller “Creepy“) are among the high profile titles that have been added. Meanwhile, Don Cheadle‘s Miles Davis pic “Miles Ahead” will make its international bow, while Michael Moore‘s “Where To Invade Next” will make its European debut.

READ MORE: TIFF Review: Michael Moore Makes His Best Film In Years With ‘Where To Invade Next’

Check out the latest additions to the fest below. Berlin runs from February 11th to 21st.

Berlinale Special 2016

Berlinale Special is part of the official programme and presents recent works by contemporary filmmakers, biopics of renowned personalities as well as extraordinary formats.

Gala screenings will be held at the Friedrichstadt-Palast with many prominent guests expected to attend.

The presentations at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele will again include moderated discussions with the filmmakers after the screenings. 

This year eight films have been invited to participate in Berlinale Special. They include productions and co-productions from Belgium, Denmark, Japan, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom and the US.

Berlinale Special Series is part of Berlinale Special. The programme will be announced soon.

Berlinale Special Galas at the Friedrichstadt-Palast

A Quiet Passion
United Kingdom / Belgium
By Terence Davies (Distant Voices, Still Lives, Sunset Song)
With Cynthia Nixon, Jennifer Ehle, Keith Carradine, Jodhi May, Catherine Bailey, Emma Bell, Duncan Duff
World premiere

By Kiyoshi Kurosawa (Journey to the ShoreTokyo Sonata)
With Hidetoshi Nishijima, Yuko Takeuchi, Teruyuki Kagawa, Haruna Kawaguchi, Masahiro Higashide
World premiere

Den allvarsamma leken (A Serious Game)
Sweden / Denmark / Norway
By Pernilla August (The Legacy –TV series, Beyond)
With Sverrir Gudnason, Karin Franz Körlof, Liv Mjönes, Michael Nyqvist, Mikkel Boe Følsgaard
World premiere

Miles Ahead
By Don Cheadle
With Ewan McGregor, Don Cheadle, Keith Stanfield, Michael Stuhlbarg, Austin Lyon
International premiere – First feature

Berlinale Special at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele

National Bird – documentary
By Sonia Kennebeck
World premiere

Already announced films:

Berlinale Special Galas at the Friedrichstadt-Palast

The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble – documentary
By Morgan Neville (Twenty Feet from Stardom)
European premiere

Where To Invade Next – documentary
By Michael Moore (Fahrenheit 9/11Bowling for Columbine)
European premiere

Berlinale Special at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele

The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John Berger – documentary
United Kingdom
By Colin MacCabe, Christopher Roth, Bartek Dziadosz, Tilda Swinton
World premiere

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