Eurofestival - Berlin International Film Festival
Eurofestival: Berlin International Film Festival
Film festivals are events that receive the most attention in the world of cinema and with good reason. The films that come out of these festivals are all gems in their own right, the result of hard work and great creativity. Eurochannel takes you inside some of the world's most important film festivals in Eurofestival. Meet the actors, directors, and producers of some of Europe's most unique films and get their perspective on why they are so beloved by audiences across the world.
The Berlin Film Festival is one of the world's premier film festivals. Founded in 1951, the festival brings together filmmakers from over 130 countries around the world in a celebration of the best in film. Awards include the Golden Bear (the highest honor), the Silver Bear and others as the symbol of Berlin is a bear.
Eurochannel was at this year's Berlin International Film Festival to capture the excitement. Eurofestival: Berlin International Film Festival 2011 features interviews with many greats including the directors Gustavo Taretto from the film Medianeras (Argentina), Miranda July from The Future (USA), Michael R. Roskam from Bullhead (The Netherlands), Gianni Di Gregorio from The Salt of Life (Gianni e el Donne, Italy), Rodrigo Moreno from A Mysterious World (Un Mundo Misterioso, Argentina) and Jan Komasa from Suicide Room (Sala Samobójców, Poland), the Spanish actors Carmen Maura, Luis Tosar, Natalia Verbeke and Pilar Lopez de Ayala, as well the acclaimed screenwriter from the Ken Loach films, Paul Laverty that presented his latest work, Even The Rain (También la Lluvia, Spain) de Iciar Bollain. Find out what inspired the directors and how the actors played their roles in these acclaimed films.