Berlinale unrolls green carpet for politically charged film festival

FILE PHOTO: Members of the international jury for the upcoming Berlin International Film Festival Berlinale: producer, director and actress Trudie Styler, curator Rajendra Roy, actor Sandra Hueller, jury president actor Juliette Binoche, film critic and author Justin Chang and director Sebastian Lelio pose during a photocall in Berlin, Germany, February 6, 2019. REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

BERLIN (Reuters) – A mother fleeing her violent husband, a serial killer who preys on women and famine in 1930s Ukraine are among the weighty social and political themes explored in films showcased at this year’s Berlin Film Festival. Short on star power but strong on gender balance and political engagement, the 2019 Berlinale opens […]

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