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IFFR at the Berlinale 2019

This year IFFR will be present at the Berlinale with a wide range of films with a Rotterdam link.

Tiger Competition

For the first time, IFFR will present its Tiger Competition at EFM. All eight films that were screened in the highly valued competition will have a market screening on Tuesday 12 February at the CinemaxX.

Tiger Competition in Berlin

IFFR’s most prestigious competition celebrates the innovative spirit of up-and-coming filmmakers from all over the world.

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IFFR Pro supported films

Through the development schemes of the Hubert Bals Fund and the participation at IFFR's CineMart a great number of films pass by every year. Four of them made it to a selection at the Berlinale 2019

Monos

The film by Alexis Dos Santos, Alejandro Landes received HBF Script & Project Development support in 2013, was selected for CineMart in 2014 and also received a grant in the HBF+Europe: Minority Co-production support.

Screening times in Berlin:

  • 10th Feb (press screening) CineStar 3 12:00
  • 10th Feb International 20:00
  • 11th Feb CinemaxX 7 12:00
  • 12th Feb Cubix 7 17:30
  • 14th Feb CinemaxX 7 22:30

A Tale of Three Sisters

The third feature by Emin Alper was presented under the title Sisters in 2017.

Screening times in Berlin:

  • 10th Feb (press screening) CinemaxX9 21:30
  • 11th Feb (press screening) CinemaxX9 14:45
  • 11th Feb (press screening) CinemaxX7 14:45
  • 11th Feb Berlinale Palast 22:00
  • 12th Feb Zoo Palast 1 12:30
  • 12th Feb Friedrichstadt-Palast 15:15
  • 12th Feb Haus der Berliner Festspiele 19:00
  • 17th Feb Friedrichstadt-Palast 19:00

The Miracle of the Sargasso Sea

The new film by Syllas Tzoumerkas (Suntan) was first presented at CineMart in 2015.

Screening times in Berlin:

  • 9th Feb CineStar 3 11:15
  • 9th Feb Zoo Palast 1 21:30
  • 10th Feb CinemaxX 7 12:00
  • 11th Feb Cubix 9 17:00
  • 13th Feb CinemaxX 7 22:30
  • 16th Feb Cubix 9 17:00

Flatland

This South Africa, German co-production by Jenna Cato Bass (screenwriter of Rafiki) received HBF+Europe: Minority Co-production support in 2017.

Screening times in Berlin:

  • 7th Feb CinemaxX 7 21:00
  • 7th Feb CinemaxX 5 21:15
  • 7th Feb CinemaxX 4 21:30
  • 8th Feb CineStar 3 22:45
  • 9th Feb Cubix 9 16:00
  • 12th Feb CineStar 7 11:30
  • 16th Feb Cubix 9 14:00

Brief Story From the Green Planet

Santiago Loza (Los Labios) is back with his tenth feature film, which received Script & Project Development support in 2015.

Screening times in Berlin:

  • 11th Feb Zoo Palast 2 19:30
  • 12th Feb CineStar 3 20:15
  • 13th Feb Cubix 7 20:15
  • 16th Feb CineStar 3 22:00