BERLIN: Films and TV series from Poland, Lithuania, Slovakia and the Czech Republic are among the new titles announced by the 70th Berlin International Film Festival (20 February-1 March 2020) on 14 January 2020.
Among these titles there is Agnieszka Holland’s new film Charlatan, a coproduction between the Czech Republic, Ireland, Poland and Slovakia, which will have its world premiere during a Berlinale Special Gala Screening at the Berlinale Palast. The film was selected for the Berlinale Coproduction Market in 2017.
The Berlinale Co-Production Market announced the selected projects for its pitch event Co-Pro Series.
Hungarian animation filmmaker Réka Bucsi is a member of the Berlinale Shorts jury. Films selected for Berlinale Shorts were also announced yesterday.
Projects from FNE Partners Selected for the Berlinale:
Berlinale Shorts:Atkūrimas (Lithuania)Directed by Laurynas Bareisa
Berlinale Special - Berlinale Special Gala Screening at Berlinale Palast:Charlatan (Czech Republic, Ireland, Poland, Slovakia)Directed by Agnieszka HollandProduced by Marlene Film ProductionCoproduced by Film & Music Entertainment (F.&.M.E.), Madants, Furia FilmSupported by the Czech State Cinematography Fund, the Polish Film Institute, the Slovak Audiovisual Fund
Berlinale Series:Freud (Austria, Germany, Czech Republic)Directed by Marvin KrenProduced by Satel FilmCoproduced by Bavaria Fiction, Mia FilmSupported by Filmfonds Wien (Vienna Film Fund)Broadcaster: ORF, Netflix
Co-Pro Series:Babyland (Bulgaria)Written by Simona Nobile, Dianne Jones, Martichka BozhilovaProduced by Agitprop