Today’s beginning Berlinale is regarding itself as a political film festival. Thus it is hardly surprising how many films in this year’s Programme bear relation to war, terrorism, extermination or displacement, as already been announced at Wartist. Following, a few words about the relevant movies in this regard, including, of course, links to further information. The titles have been sorted alphabetically according to their section within the programme. Continue reading “The Berlinale begins: Movies about War, Terror and Security”
Another excellent German film title (not): The Hitler errr Stauffenberg Assassination. “Valkyrie” already rocked the media boot a little bit: how could the bloody American dare to picturise a thoroughly German hero’s epic like that of the conspirators of 20 July 1944, while there are already quite some German films about it? But there were even more signs of the Occident’s doom, as its leading actor is not even a proper Christian! Now, the film premieres in Europe. Continue reading “Valkyrie (European Premiere)”
The 59th Berlinale(Berlin International Film Festival) will be held between February 5th and 15th 2009. One can expect some interesting movies on the subject. The programme will be published on January 27th 2009.