Kambuzia Partovi http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/30110/all en Main line-up at 63rd Berlin film festival http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/main-line-at-63rd-berlin-film-festival <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The 63rd Berlinale, the first major European film festival of the year, starts Thursday with 24 productions screening in the main showcase.</p> <p>Nineteen pictures will vie for the Golden Bear top prize at the event running to February 17, with a jury led by Chinese director Wong Kar Wai selecting the winner. Seventeen of the main features are world premieres.</p> <p>Here is the complete list including the English title, director and countries where the films were produced:</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130204/main-line-at-63rd-berlin-film-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of Hong Kong Human Interest Kambuzia Partovi Wong Kar-wai AFP Tue, 05 Feb 2013 02:45:47 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5745948 at http://www.globalpost.com FACTBOX-Main competition entries at Berlin film festival http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/factbox-main-competition-entries-at-berlin-film-festival <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Thomson Reuters </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>LONDON, Feb 7 (Reuters) - The 2013 Berlin film festival opens on Thursday with martial arts epic "The Grandmaster".</p> <p>Following is a list of the main competition films, in order of appearance during the 11-day festival (title, director, main production country).</p> <p>- The Grandmaster/Wong Kar Wai/Hong Kong (out of competition, opening film)</p> <p>- In the Name Of.../Malgoska Szumowska/Poland</p> <p>- Promised Land/Gus Van Sant/United States</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/thomson-reuters/130206/factbox-main-competition-entries-at-berlin-film-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of the Netherlands Film Kambuzia Partovi Thomson Reuters Thu, 07 Feb 2013 00:30:12 +0000 Thomson Reuters 5748320 at http://www.globalpost.com Main line-up at 63rd Berlin film festival http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/main-line-at-63rd-berlin-film-festival <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The 63rd Berlinale, the first major European film festival of the year, will award its Golden Bear top prize Saturday to one of 19 contenders from around the world.</p> <p>There were 24 productions -- five of which were screened out of competition -- in the main showcase at the 11-day event, with a jury led by Chinese director Wong Kar Wai selecting the winner.</p> <p>Here is the complete list including the English title, director and countries where the films were produced:</p> <p>"Before Midnight", Richard Linklater and starring Ethan Hawke and Julie Delpy, US/Greece (out of competition)</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130215/main-line-at-63rd-berlin-film-festival" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of Hong Kong Human Interest Kambuzia Partovi Wong Kar-wai AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 02:30:26 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757318 at http://www.globalpost.com Romanian drama 'Child's Pose' wins Berlin fest's top prize http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/romanian-drama-childs-pose-wins-berlin-fests-top-prize <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>"Child's Pose", a mother-son drama about Romania's new ruling class by director Calin Peter Netzer, won the Golden Bear top prize at the 63rd Berlin film festival Saturday.</p> <p>Netzer, a member of Romania's new wave in cinema, tells the story of a wealthy and controlling mother who fights to get her son acquitted after he kills a poor teenager with his car.</p> <p>"I want to thank the jury for this amazing prize, this wonderful prize," Netzer told the panel led by Chinese director Wong Kar Wai.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/romanian-drama-childs-pose-wins-berlin-fests-top-prize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Health Iran Jafar Panahi Kambuzia Partovi AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 19:46:12 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757743 at http://www.globalpost.com Romanian drama 'Child's Pose' wins Berlin fest's top prize http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/romanian-drama-childs-pose-wins-berlin-fests-top-prize-0 <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>"Child's Pose", a mother-son drama set among post-communist Romania's new ruling class, won the Golden Bear top prize at the 63rd Berlin film festival Saturday.</p> <p>Director Calin Peter Netzer, a member of Romania's renowned new wave in cinema, tells the story of a wealthy and controlling mother who fights to get her son acquitted after he kills a poor teenager with his car.</p> <p>"I want to thank the jury for this amazing prize, this wonderful prize," Netzer told the panel led by Chinese director Wong Kar Wai.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/romanian-drama-childs-pose-wins-berlin-fests-top-prize-0" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Entertainment Films Health Jafar Panahi Kambuzia Partovi AFP Sat, 16 Feb 2013 20:30:32 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757776 at http://www.globalpost.com Berlin fest draws to close after Romania claims top prize http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/berlin-fest-draws-close-after-romania-claims-top-prize <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The 63rd Berlin film festival wraps up Sunday after awarding its Golden Bear top prize to "Child's Pose", a mother-son psychodrama set among post-communist Romania's new ruling class.</p> <p>Director Calin Peter Netzer, a member of Romania's renowned new wave in cinema, tells the story of a wealthy and controlling mother who fights to get her son acquitted after he kills a poor teenager with his car.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130216/berlin-fest-draws-close-after-romania-claims-top-prize" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of Iran Entertainment Health Jafar Panahi Kambuzia Partovi AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 02:30:18 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5757919 at http://www.globalpost.com Eastern Europe basks in triumph as Berlin fest wraps up http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/eastern-europe-basks-triumph-berlin-fest-wraps <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>The 63rd Berlin film festival wrapped up Sunday after awarding its Golden Bear top prize to the Romanian melodrama "Child's Pose" in a banner year for cinema from post-communist eastern Europe.</p> <p>Director Calin Peter Netzer, a member of Romania's renowned new wave in film-making, told the story of a wealthy and controlling mother who fights to get her son acquitted after he kills a poor teenager with his car.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130217/eastern-europe-basks-triumph-berlin-fest-wraps" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Berlin International Film Festival Entertainment Health Jafar Panahi Kambuzia Partovi Technology AFP Sun, 17 Feb 2013 11:01:56 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5758051 at http://www.globalpost.com Iran slams Berlin film fest award for Panahi http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/iran-slams-berlin-film-fest-award-panahi <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> Agence France-Presse </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p>Iran on Monday protested against the awarding of a Silver Bear to Jafar Panahi for the best screenplay for Parde (Closed Curtain) at the 63rd Berlin film festival, the ISNA news agency reported.</p> <p>The award went on Saturday to the dissident director and his long-time collaborator Kambuzia Partovi, for a film made secretly in defiance of a ban by the Tehran authorities.</p> <p>"We have protested to the Berlin film festival organisers," ISNA quoted the head of the Iran cinema organisation and deputy culture minister Javad Shamaqdari as saying.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/afp/130218/iran-slams-berlin-film-fest-award-panahi" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Cinema of Iran Jafar Panahi Jafar Panahi Kambuzia Partovi AFP Mon, 18 Feb 2013 20:45:40 +0000 Agence France-Presse 5759329 at http://www.globalpost.com