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    Interview mit Sheri Hagen zu „Auf den zweiten Blick“

    Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

    Am 13. September habe ich die Regisseurin und Schauspielerin Sheri Hagen getroffen. Sie hat mir ein Interview zu ihrem ersten selbstproduzierten Langfilm Auf den zweiten Blick gegeben, bei dem sie auch Regie führte. Auf den zweiten Blick ist ein warmherziger und leichter Film, der Mut macht. Der Film startet am 10. Oktober in den Kinos [...]

    Erich Loest

    Monday, September 23rd, 2013

    Heute, am 20. September 2013 findet in Leipzig in der Nikolaikirche die Trauerfeier für den Schriftsteller Erich Loest statt.
    Der Autor (geb. 1926) war am 12. September 2013 nach einem Sturz aus einem Krankenhausfenster in Leipzig gestorben. Der Tod des “Chronisten der deutsch-deutschen Geschichte”, – obwohl 87 Jahre – hat viele überrascht und mit Schmerzen erfüllt, [...]

    Interview Marc Forster für World War Z

    Wednesday, June 19th, 2013

    Am 5. Juni habe ich den Regisseur Marc Forster getroffen und ihn gemeinsam mit anderen Journalisten in einem Junket interviewen dürfen. Seit Film World War Z startet bei uns am 27. Juni.
    Wie sieht ihre eigene Zombie-Sozialisation aus? Sind sie mit Zombies groß geworden?
    Ja. Als Teenager hab ich schon relativ viele Zombiefilme bzw. Horrorfilme gesehen, [...]

    Gabriela Dumitrescu On Choreographing Roland Emmerich’s Anonymous

    Tuesday, September 20th, 2011

    Gabriela Dumitrescu holds a BA in dance from the London Contemporary Dance School in London After graduating from LCDS, Gabriela worked as a dancer, very soon beginning to choreograph her first pieces. She moved to Berlin and began working as assistant director for a number of theater and opera directors at the Staatsoper Unter den [...]

    Interview Marcin Wrona: »A special mission to change things in cinema«

    Saturday, February 12th, 2011

    Polish director Marcin Wrona latest film The Christening – one of Warsaw’s competition films – is the first feature film to be co-produced by the Andrzej Wajda Master School of Film Directing. Here he talks with Alexandra Buzas about how he developed the project and the current state of Polish cinema.

    Your movie is based on a real story. [...]

    Hof Film Days Fetes Bob Rafelson

    Thursday, November 4th, 2010

    The German film community’s annual family gathering in the Franconian town of Hof kicked off this year with Florian Cossen’s feature debut Das Lied in mir (The Day I Was Not Born). The film had already won prizes at festivals in Montreal and Zurich and left Hof with this year’s Eastman Promotion Award for up-and-coming [...]

    30 Years of KINO – German Film: How it all began …

    Tuesday, December 8th, 2009

    In 1976, Ron Holloway and Dorothea Moritz made the move from Hamburg to Berlin after Ron was invited by the newly appointed Berlinale festival director Wolf Donner to become a member of the Berlinale selection committee with responsibility for Russia. Ron also played an instrumental role in the setting up of the »German Films« sidebar  [...]

    nordmedia Interview Jochen Coldewey & Thomas Schäffer

    Thursday, January 1st, 2009

    The following interview with Thomas Schäffer, Managing Director of nordmedia – Die Mediengesellschaft Niedersachsen/Bremen mbH, and Jochen Coldewey, Head of Project Funding at nordmedia, took place in 2006 in conjuction with a KINO Special on nordmedia in October of 2006. As the interview confirms, nordmedia, based in Hannover, was riding a wave of festival successes [...]

    Manfred Schmidt Interview – MDM Leipzig

    Monday, November 24th, 2008

    From 1998 to the present, Manfred Schmidt is the Executive Director of the Mitteldeutsche Medienförderung GmbH (MDM). From 1969 to 1981 he was a member of the Berlin Maxim Gorki Theater. This followed a seven-year period of freelance work as author and dramatic adviser. In 1988, he started working as script analyst and author at [...]

    Dieter Köster and Hannelore Conradsen Interview

    Monday, August 18th, 2008

    As a filmmaking team, Berlin-based Dieter Köster and Hannelore Conradsen have conceived, written, directed, and edited over 150 films, documentaries, shorts, animation, video clips, music spots, and assorted other media productions. This KINO interview just skims the surface of their creative oeuvre.

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