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Berlinale Bloggers 2023
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A constantly evolving Festival: This is how the 73rd Berlinale, which ran from 16 to 26 February 2023, described itself. Our bloggers from eight countries have moved curiously back and forth between the film festival's cinemas – and are now presenting their highlights from a selection of more than 400 films.

Logo Berlinale Bloggers 2023Illustration: Tobias Schrank © Goethe-Institut

Contributions of our bloggers

The Berlinale Bloggers 2023

Jutta Brendemühl Foto: Goethe-Institut

Jutta Brendemühl

is programme curator of the Goethe-Institut Toronto and blogger at GermanFilm@Canada.

Philipp Bühler Foto: © Privat

Philipp Bühler

has been reporting on the Berlinale as a freelance film critic since 2000.

Yun-hua Chen

writes for a variety of magazines and gives lectures at international film seminars.

Gruppenfoto junger Menschen Foto: © Stéphanie Boutin

Students of Collège Maisonneuve

Antoine Demers, Ianèle Bellemare, Alessia Tomuleasa-Trelles, Catherine Ross, Ryan Machado, Nathan Lauzon, Daphnée Martel, Morgane Bondu, Emma Soares, Thalia Bissonnette, Timothée Bonnier-Aird, Emmy Champagne, Maya Chesnay, Lisa Tessier-Turcotte, Émilie Kessler.

Camila Gonzatto Foto: © Privat

Camila Gonzatto

is a screenwriter and director for film and television.

Hyejin Lee

is a film scholar and filmmaker. She works as an Overseas Correspondent at KOFIC and studies at the Film University Babelsberg.

Hyunjin Park Photo: © private

Hyunjin Park

has worked in South Korea as an editor specializing in visual culture and is currently studying East Asian art history in Berlin.

Black and white portrait of a man looking directly into the camera. © Prathap Nair

Prathap Nair

is an independent cultural journalist based in Düsseldorf, Germany, who covers the Berlinale for major Indian publications.

Photo of a young bearded man sitting in an armchair. photo: © private

Carlo Giuliano

is an aspiring journalist. His film reviews and social media activities have already taken him to many film festivals.

Black and white portrait of a bearded man looking directly into the camera. photo: © private

Ahmed Shawky

is a film critic, film festival programmer and holds many offices in the Egyptian film industry. He has sat on several film festival juries and writes regularly about cinema and the entertainment industry.