Marc Jacobs" is not the kind of film you'd come to expect by just reading its title. Director Sam de Jong explains the background of his Berlinale Shorts 2014 competitor.
Mahdi Fleifel at the Berlin Film Festival. After receiving the Peace Film Award for "A World Not Ours" in the Panorama section, this year he followed up with an epilog in the Shorts competition.
Nadine Poulain's short in this year's competition is called Sky Lines. It includes airplanes full of passengers which we never get to see. A mistress of abstract work talks about the fine line of art.
Day two of the Berlinale shorts has confirmed a trend against the trend. Spotlessly produced HD pictures are remarkably under-represented this year; even widescreen formats are no longer the norm.
We are quoting director João Viana during our interview at the last year's Berlinale. The first day of the Shorts Festival had to offer a suitable film, from which some colleagues of the press even fled the theater.
Just like world premieres and debut films, retrospection is an important part of the Berlinale. Therefore, this blog shouldn't be shy of presenting a late recap of our Short Talks 2012 interviews.