Berlin & Beyond

© Beta Film Courtesy of the San Francisco Silent Film FestivalDon't miss rare and noteworthy German selections of the SF Silent Film Festival (May 30-June 3): "People on Sunday" (May 31, 7:15 PM), "Mother Krause's Journey to Happiness" (Jun. 1, 6:30 PM), "The Hound of Baskervilles" (June 3, 4:45 PM), and "The Ancient Law" (June 2, 2:15 PM). Details & Tickets

© Barak ShramaFESTIVAL 2018 MEMORIES What a festival we had! Open our photo album to see some of the highlights and memories from the 22nd Berlin & Beyond Film Festival. Open album

© bombero internationalDEUTSCHE WELLE @ BERLIN & BEYOND Germany's public international broadcaster and festival sponsor Deutsche Welle was in town to cover the festival, including interviews with Lars Eidinger and Simon Verhoeven. Watch the special report

© Tobis FilmWINNER: NARRATIVE FEATURE PREMIERE The familial drama set during a conflict period in eastern Ukraine, "The Final Journey", directed and written by Nick Baker-Monteys , won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature Premiere. Read Director's Remarks

© Warner Bros. Ent.WINNER: NARRATIVE FEATURE GALAThe social comedy and box office hit, "Welcome to Germany", directed and written by Simon Verhoeven, won the Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature Gala. Read Director's Remarks

© DENKmal FilmWINNER: DOCUMENTARY FEATURE The documentary confronting the effects of the poison-addicted industrial model of agriculture, "Code of Survival", directed and written by Bertram Verhaag, won the Audience Award for Best Documentary Feature. Read Director's Remarks

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