Jason Gorber, film journalist: „Home away from home“

The 77th Festival de Cannes will open its doors in one day. In a small survey, we asked Cannes travelers what they expect from this year’s A-festival in the South of France. Jason Gorber, a renowned film journalist from Toront, takes a look at this year’s edition.

REVIEW: „Winners”

Fremde in einer fremden Welt: Die elfjährige Mona muss sich in "Sieger sein" durchbeißen

At this year’s Berlinale, „Sieger sein“ was euphorically celebrated as the opening film in the „Generation Kplus“ series. Soleen Yusef’s film will now be released in German cinemas on April 11, distributed by DCM. Find out why it is absolutely worth seeing in our review.

Coming to Cannes: What you can expect on the Croisette

With just one week to go, Thierry Frémaux will announce the Sélection officielle of the 77th Festival de Cannes, which takes place from May 14 to 25. The only official announcement so far have been the world premiere of „Furiosa“ on the second day of the festival and, since yesterday, the opening film, „Le deuxième acte“ by Quentin Dupieux. Let’s have a look at the potential candidates.

13th CinemaCon in Las Vegas: Quo vadis, cinema industry?

No event is a better indicator of the mood in the cinema industry than CinemaCon in Las Vegas, the largest cinema trade fair in the world, which is taking place for the 13th time next week from April 8 to 11. We take a look at the program and topics – and what’s special this year.

„Dying“ brings life to the Lola nominations

The nominations for the German Film Awards have been announced. Matthias Glasner’s Berlinale entry „Sterben“ is the favorite with nine nominations, including Best Film and Best Director.

Netflix opens its treasure chest

If there is indeed a crisis in the German production landscape, Netflix didn’t get the memo. After a brilliant 2023 for local product, the platform is doubling down in 2024. And feted its upcoming product with an entertaining presentation entitled „Next on Netflix“, which was well worth attending.

REVIEW: „The Glory of Life“

German cinema like a master class: Georg Mass and Judith Kaufmann adapt Michael Kumpfmüller’s bestseller „The Glory of Life“ with style, exquisite production values values and two strong actors in the central roles. Everything else you need to know you can read in our review.