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Jan Lumholdt


96 articles available in total starting from 15/03/2018. Last article published on 28/02/2020.

Johannes Naber • Director of Curveball

Interview: Johannes Naber • Director of Curveball

“We took the truth over the top and made it surreal; with the facts at hand, it wasn’t hard at all”

BERLINALE 2020: We chatted to Johannes Naber to get the low-down on Curveball, his adaptation of a true and twisted story that triggered the 2003 Iraq War  

28/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Berlinale Special

Review: Curveball

Review: Curveball

BERLINALE 2020: Relying equally heavily on artistic licence and very real fake news, Johannes Naber turns the Iraqi WMD havoc into an outrageous black comedy  

28/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Berlinale Special

Review: Pari

Review: Pari

BERLINALE 2020: Siamak Etemadi’s debut feature depicts an Iranian mother’s compelling journey in a foreign place, paved with conflict, sacrifice and possible rebirth  

26/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Panorama

Review: The Notes of Anna Azzori/A Mirror that Travels through Time

Review: The Notes of Anna Azzori/A Mirror that Travels through Time

BERLINALE 2020: Virtually made to measure for Berlin’s highly political Forum, Constanze Ruhm’s feature intercuts between then and now on the subject of womankind and her actions for change  

25/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Forum

Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler  • Directors of Monty and the Street Party

Interview: Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler • Directors of Monty and the Street Party

“This time around, we wanted to do something… Well, almost edifying”

BERLINALE 2020: We sat down with Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler to talk about Monty and the Street Party and their dramatic change in direction  

24/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Generation

Review: Monty and the Street Party

Review: Monty and the Street Party

BERLINALE 2020: Danish comic-strip bad boys Mikael Wulff and Anders Morgenthaler make their usual mischief almost family-orientated, and not without success  

23/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Generation

Review: Victoria

Review: Victoria

BERLINALE 2020: Sofie Benoot, Liesbeth De Ceulaer and Isabelle Tollenaere depict a compassionate encounter between modern-day LA pioneers and the desert lands of California City  

23/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Forum

Review: Schlingensief – A Voice that Shook the Silence

Review: Schlingensief – A Voice that Shook the Silence

BERLINALE 2020: Bettina Böhler paints a fittingly overwhelming portrait of an overwhelming life and body of work  

23/02 | Berlinale 2020 | Panorama

Alexandra-Therese Keining  • Director of The Average Color of the Universe

Interview: Alexandra-Therese Keining • Director of The Average Color of the Universe

“My films seem to grow quieter each time”

We sat down with Swedish director Alexandra-Therese Keining to discuss her small film about grand schemes The Average Color of the Universe  

05/02 | Göteborg 2020

Mårten Klingberg  • Director of My Father Marianne

Interview: Mårten Klingberg • Director of My Father Marianne

“Whatever I do in whatever genre, I will always take my characters seriously”

Swedish director Mårten Klingberg talks about his comedy-drama My Father Marianne, an unusual adaptation of an unusual story  

04/02 | Göteborg 2020