GERMANY'S FESTIVAL FOR AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND CINEMA

13-17 SEPTEMBER 2017

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FROM OUR BLOG

13 July

2017 First Festival Highlights – a cheeky sneak peek!

2017 First Festival Highlights – a cheeky sneak peek!

We are letting you in on a secret. We shouldn’t, but we will! We are bursting to tell you about our line up of films for this year but can’t spill all the baked beans just yet, so we’ll give you a sneak peek……..just don’t tell anyone…..ok!? We are so happy to reveal a few highlights of the DUB 2017.






5 July

10 Questions with….Lifeswap!

10 Questions with….Lifeswap!

If you haven’t seen the quirky animation web series Lifeswap, where German meets NZ, meets NZ, meets German, then you are in for a treat.






1 July

Connecting through Quotes: Aussie humour binding expats

Connecting through Quotes: Aussie humour binding expats

Many expats will be familiar with dropping a “Tell him he’s dreaming,” only to receive blank looks from others. It’s unsurprising that when you live in a city like Berlin, there can be an inevitable pull toward those who effortlessly catch onto your jokes and pop culture references.






22 June

Kate Gorman, director of The Face of Birth – our next event screening

Kate Gorman, director of The Face of Birth – our next event screening

The next screening is the Australian birth documentary The Face Of Birth by Kate Gorman and Gavin Banks. This film is hitting all the right notes at the moment because the issues that have been felt in Australia in the last few years, regarding indemnity insurance for midwives attending home births, is also one felt in the midwifery profession in Germany.






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

CELEBRATING AUSTRALIAN & NEW ZEALAND FILM

The 6th Down Under Berlin was packed with amazing shorts, documentaries, great indie features but also special presentations like the German premiere of “Hunt for the Wilderpeople”. Besides, it’s the exchange between audiences and filmmakers that makes the festival a special experience each year – see for yourself: