Berlin Film Festival Unveils Competition Line-Up: Follow Live – Deadline

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The 72nd Berlin International Film Festival (February 10-20) revealed its Competition line-up on Wednesday, scroll down for the full list.

As previously announced, the International Competition opens this year with François Ozon’s Peter Von Kant. Joining the Ozon pic today were 17 further features, including new films from Hong Sang-soo, Claire Denis, Ulrich Seidl, and Rithy Panh.

Alongside the Competition, also revealed today was the Encounters line-up, featuring films by Peter Strickland and Bertrand Bonello.

The Berlinale Special program was also completed, with films by Andrew Dominik and Dario Argento.

As previously reported, the fest has changed its format for 2022 due to ongoing pandemic-related uncertainty. The European Film Market has moved online, while the festival is continuing with an in-person event, albeit in a condensed format, with every premiere screening taking place in the first six days of the event, and the award ceremony being hosted on February 16.

Further tweaks include cinema capacity being limited to 50%, masks and Covid passes being mandatory, and no festival parties being sanctioned. Read more about the changes here.

To see previous Berlin 2022 announcement, click through to our Berlin page here.

Berlin International Competition Line-Up 2022:

Peter Von Kant, Francois Ozon – Opening Film

AEIOU – A Quick Alphabet Of Love, Nicolette Krebitz

Alcarras, Carla Simon

Both Sides Of The Blade, Claire Denis

Call Jane, Phyllis Nagy

A Piece Of Sky, Michael Koch

That Kind Of Summer, Denis Cote

Will Be Ok, Rithy Panh

Leonara Addio, Paolo Taviani

The Line, Ursula Meier

Before, Now And Then, Kamila Andini

The Passengers Of The Night, Mikhael Hers

Rimini, Ulrich Seidl

Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush, Andreas Dresen

Robe Of Gems, Natalia Lopez Gallardo

The Novelist’s Film, Hong Sang-soo

One Year, One Night, Isaki Lacuesta

Return To Dust, Li Ruijun

Encounters:

See You Friday, Robinson, Mitra Farahani

Axiom, Jons Jonsson

Brother In Every Inch, Alexander Zolotukhin

Coma, Bertrand Bonello

Father’s Day, Kivu Ruhorahoza

Flux Gourmet, Peter Strickland

American Journal, Arnaud des Pallieres

Small, Slow But Steady, Sho Miyake

Love Package, Gaston Solnicki

The City And The City, Christos Passalis, Syllas Tzoumerkas

Queens Of The Qing Dynasty, Ashley McKenzie

Sonne, Kurdwin Ayub

Unrest, Cylril Schaublin

The Death Of My Mother, Jessica Krummacher

Berlinale Special Gala Additions:

Good Luck To You, Leo Grande, Sophie Hyde

Incredible But True, Quentin Dupieux

Dark Glasses, Dario Argento

The Outfit, Graham Moore

Berlinale Special Additions:

A German Party, Simon Bruckner

This Much I Know To Be True, Andrew Dominik

Berlinale Special Shorts:

North Terminal, Lucrecia Martel

Nest, Hlynur Palmason





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