Before a jam of the unplayed films

WA brochure is delivered by the printer during the call, the window cleaner was already there, says Jürgen Hillmer, who heads the Lichtwerk Filmtheater Betriebs GmbH with two houses and six halls in Bielefeld. It is busy even though the cinemas are closed. Hillmer is in the office, he wants to apply for short-time work […]

“Pinocchio” at the Berlinale: On the wooden path

AOutside competition at the Berlinale, Matteo Garrone’s “Pinocchio”, which felt like the 100th film adaptation of one of the most powerful texts of modern Italy, was written shortly after unification in the second half of the 19th century. It is as if the Germans are filming the “Faust” again, with Jens Harzer in the title […]