Berlinale Bloggers 2024

Berlinale Blogger*innen 2024 © Goethe-Institut

"We are particularly proud of this year's selection, which brings together long-established filmmakers and strong new voices in independent cinema," enthuses Carlo Chatrian, Artistic Director, about the Berlinale-films. Our blogger, Prathap Nair, offered exclusive behind-the-scenes glimpses, mingling with actors, directors, and fellow bloggers worldwide. Dive into the highlights, movie recommendations, and reviews to enhance your next binge-watching adventure!



Berlinale Bloggers 2024

The jury has decided: a Golden Bear for Mati Diop, and a Silver Bear went to Germany too. The last festival under the direction of Chatrian and Rissenbeek gave the impression of being especially political and diverse. So what happens next?

Golden Bear for Best Film “Dahomey” by Mati Diop, here with jury president Lupita Nyong'o Photo (detail): @ Ali Ghandtschti, Berlinale 2024

Berlinale Blogger*innen 2024

is an independent culture journalist. He lives in Düsseldorf, Germany, and covers Berlinale for major Indian publications.

is a programme curator for film and new media at the Goethe-Institut Montreal. She wrote for the online magazines Berliner Filmfestivals and FRAGMENTFILM and runs the podcast mémoire poétique.

is programme curator for the Goethe-Institut Toronto and blogger at German Film @ Canada.

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

is a film scholar, curator, critic, and co-host of the film podcast Reel Chats.

is a screenwriter and director for film and television.

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

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

is a Culture Editor at the Goethe-Institut Athens and a freelance journalist for online media and television.