GERMANY'S FESTIVAL FOR AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND CINEMA

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The 6th Down Under Berlin will return to Moviemento Kino from 14 – 18 September. Check out all of our events!

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30 August

Getting inside the DUB short films of 2016!

Getting inside the DUB short films of 2016!

Put simply, a short film is an expression, a story, brought to life, often independently, by the filmmakers themselves. Down Under Berlin has chosen short films this year, to be able to give you a variety of genres and lengths, styles and topics, that all represent the quality of filmmaking in Down Under today all that sit within our theme of ‘Life Happens’.






23 August

’10 Questions with…’ this year’s filmmakers

’10 Questions with…’ this year’s filmmakers

This month’s ’10 Questions with…’ is a group effort as we spread the love between 5 of our full-length films showing at this year’s Down Under Berlin festival. Documentary, love story drama, thriller, animation adventure and Aussie romantic comedy, we ask about the films and also about themselves in two questions each. Speed dating, for film buffs.






16 August

Berlin’s Long Night of the Film Festivals

Berlin’s Long Night of the Film Festivals

Come and join Down Under Berlin at the Lange Nacht der Film Festivals Saturday, August 20th! We are so happy to be involved that we have selected a special group of short films from last years DUB festival to show off film from Australia and New Zealand. See you there!






8 August

Highlights from Down Under Berlin 2015

Highlights from Down Under Berlin 2015

We thought it would be a nice idea to have a look back at the favourites from last year’s festival. We invited some of DUB staff to talk about the films that were the most well received, and why they made such an impression on our audiences. Revisiting these films gets us more excited about the line-up of the 2016 program, and we can’t wait to share it with you soon!






A fantastic opportunity for filmmakers from Down Under

  • Henry Boffin – DUB filmmaker 2013

    “Down Under Berlin is a chance to deliver Australian culture and film into the laps of the European climate which gives us, as Australian Filmmakers, a brilliant chance to learn and grow.”

    - Henry Boffin – DUB filmmaker 2013
  • Diane Busuttil – DUB filmmaker 2013

    “Down Under Berlin is an eclectic representation of the many talented Australian artists living and working in Berlin and Australia.”

    - Diane Busuttil – DUB filmmaker 2013
  • Matt Richards – DUB filmmaker

    “A great opportunity to share our work with Melbourne’s favourite European city.”

    - Matt Richards – DUB filmmaker
  • Daniel Biggins – DUB filmmaker 2013

    “Down Under Berlin is a chance for two cultures to come closer to compare and contrast their traditions of story telling.”

    - Daniel Biggins – DUB filmmaker 2013
  • Victoria Goodyear – DUB filmmaker 2013

    “Down Under Berlin is a wonderful showcase of Australian films in one of the coolest cities in the world.”

    - Victoria Goodyear – DUB filmmaker 2013

 DOWN UNDER BERLIN 2016: “LIFE HAPPENS”

Expect a whirlwind of emotions as Down Under Berlin returns to Moviemento Kino from 14 – 18 September 2016. Over five days the festival presents Australian and New Zealand feature and shorts films as well as documentaries that capture stories of love and friendship, loss and regret, coming-of-age and how the choices we make define our lives.

The Down Under Berlin film festival has been a vital hub for enthusiasts of Australian and New Zealand cinema and culture since 2011. Ranging from independent productions to blockbusters, from student and professional short films to inspiring documentaries – diversity is the most important part of the program.

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