The Berlinale unveils the titles of the series, generation and co-production market

The shortened in-person Berlin Film Festival (February 10-16) has revealed a lineup of high-profile performances that will take part in the highly anticipated annual Berlinale series.

The installment opens with Amazon Prime Video’s Argentine spy series “Yosi, the Regrettable Spy” and also includes HBO Max’s Swedish friendship comedy series “Lust”; “The Shift”, the Danish TV2 maternity set by Lone Scherfig; Czech television, ARTE drama “Suspicion” from the Czech Republic and France; British Sky’s supernatural thriller “The Rising”; Channel 2’s Icelandic crime drama “Black Sand”; and from the Club illico de France, the dramatic comedy “The last summers of raspberries”.

Films selected for the youth-focused Generation Kplus strand include “The Hill of Secrets” (South Korea); “Waters of Pastaza” (Portugal); “Moja Vesna” (Slovenia/Australia); “My little country” (Japan); “The Kingdom of God” (Mexico); “Apple Day” (Iran); “Shabu” (Netherlands) and “Boney Piles” (Ukraine).

The films selected for the Generation 14plus section include “Alis” (Colombia/Chile/Romania); “Bubble” (Japan); “Kalle Kosmonaut” (Germany); “Scheme” (Kazakhstan); “Stay Woke” (US); and “The Land of Sasha” (Russian Federation).

Shorts in the Generation Kplus strand include “The Most Annoying Grandma in the Whole World” (Germany); “Alma and Paz” (Mexico/USA); “Hush Hush Little Bear” (Latvia); “Datsun” (New Zealand); “Rooster” (Myanmar); “Louis I, King of the Sheep” (Germany/USA); “Luce and the Rock” (Belgium/France/Netherlands); “The Queen of Foxes” (Switzerland); “To Vancouver” (Greece); “Dependent variables” (Italy); “Wheels on the Bus” (Nepal); and “Suzie in the Garden” (Czech Republic/Slovakia).

Shorts in the Generation 14plus stream include “At Sixteen” (Portugal); “Born in Damascus” (UK); “Fever” (Switzerland); “Funkele” (Netherlands); “Lay Me by the Shore” (Canada); “Memory of a Viring Storm” (Greece); “Meneath: the hidden island of ethics” (Canada); “Tinashe” (Australia); and “West by God” (USA).

in addition, the festival also unveiled the 34 projects that will participate in the Berlinale Co-Production Market, which is part of the online European Film Market.

Official selection of the Berlinale 2022 Co-production Market projects

“Mehal Sefari” (director: Abraham Gezahagne), Abricom Multimedia, Ethiopia & Gobez Media, Canada/Ethiopia

“Las Corrientes” (director: Milagros Mumenthaler), Alina Film, Switzerland & Ruda Cine, Argentina

“The Paris Project” (director: Arno Salters), Beluga Tree, Belgium

“Jimpa” (director: Sophie Hyde), Closer Productions, Australia

“Mother” (director: Teona Strugar Mitevska), Entre Chien et Loup, Belgium

“Ortalan” (director: Nariman Aliev), ForeFilms, Ukraine

“The Wolf Will Tear Your Immaculate Hands” (director: Nathalie Álvarez Mesén), Hobab, Sweden & Resolve Media, USA

“The Wind Sings Too” (director: Hadi Ghandour), Incognito Films & Virginie Films, France

“Bonefever” (director: Bence Fliegauf), Inforg-M&M Film & Fraktál Film, Hungary

“20,000 species of bees” (director: Estibaliz Urresola Solaguren), Inicia Films & Gariza Films, Spain

“The Difficult Bride” (director: Rubaiyat Hossain), Khona Talkies, Bangladesh

“Truly Madly Deeply” (director: Carlo Sironi), Kino Produzioni, Italy

“Yellow Letters” (director: İlker Catak), Liman Film, Turkey & if… Productions, Germany

“Slow” (director: Marija Kavtaradze), M-Films, Lithuania

“Texas Soul Sister” (director: Pascale Lamche), Maneki Films & Haut Et Court Doc, France

“Kafka” (director: Agnieszka Holland), Marlene Film Production, Czech Republic & Film and Music Entertainment, UK/Ireland

“In the Shadow of the Horns” (director: Ognjen Glavonić), Non-Aligned Films, Serbia

“Virginia Woolf’s Night & Day” (director: Tina Gharavi), Piccadilly Pictures & Asterisk Films, UK

“The Spring” (director: Ivan Ostrocovský), Punkchart Films, Slovakia

Berlinale directors’ projects:

“My Favorite Cake” (productions: Maryam Moghaddam & Behtash Sanaeeha), Caractères Productions, France & Honare Khiyal, Iran

“Heia, Heia, Safari!” (director: Radu Jude), jip Film & Verleih, Germany & Micro Film, Romania

“Eunuch” (director: Udita Bhargava), Schiwago Film, Germany

“No Beast So Fierce” (director: Burhan Qurbani), Sommerhaus Filmproduktion, Germany

Rotterdam-Berlinale Express:

“Love on Trial” (director: Koji Fukada), Knockonwood, Japan & Survivance, France

Talent Projects Market – Selected Producer Projects and Talents

“Breed” (director: Kate Dolan), Blinder Films (producer: Evan Horan), Ireland

“The Trials of Extraterrestrial Life: (director: Ian Lagarde), Colonelle Films (producer: Sarah Mannering), Canada

“Girls Will Be Girls” (director: Shuchi Talati), Crawling Angel Films (producer: Pooja Chauhan), India

“Available Now” (director: Assaf Machnes), KM Productions (producer: Kobi Mizrahi), Israel

“Sadrack” (director: Narcisse Wandji), Les Films d’Ebène (producer: Evodie N. Ngueyeli), Cameroon

“Lucky Strikes” (director: Vivienne Vaughn), MHK Productions (producer: Maya Korn), USA

“Don’t Cry, Butterfly” (director: Duong Dieu Linh), Momo Film Co (producer: Tan Si En), Singapore & Vietnam

“Hana Korea” (director: Frederik Sølberg), Seesaw Pictures (producer: Heejung Oh), South Korea & Denmark

“Cachalote” (director: Angelo Defanti), Sobretudo Produção (producer: Bárbara Defanti), Brazil

“Kevlar Soul” (director: Maria Eriksson-Hecht), Zentropa Sweden (producer: Ronny Fritsche), Sweden

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