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© petplei / pixelio.de / www.pixelio.de Show Berlin your talent! Down Under Berlin promotes Australian and New Zealand cinematographic art and culture in Germany and Europe by means of initiating intercultural dialogue and exchange between these countries and Germany. In other words, we love Down Under cinema and want to share it with our audiences […]
5th Down Under Berlin: “Paradise Unknown” In 2015 Down Under Berlin turned 5! #highfive Accordingly, our anniversary edition was held over the course of 5 days, 16-20 September 2015, at Moviemento Kino in Berlin. We would like to thank everyone who contributed their time and energy to making this festival so much fun! Need proof? […]
Festiwelt Berlinale Party 2016 Festiwelt’s party series has become something like a staple of the Berlinale side events. Join us on 17 February when more than 20 of Berlin’s film festivals come together to celebrate! Find out more about the lineup on Festiwelt‘s website or join the event on facebook. See you there! To find […]
Become a part of a fantastic project Join one of the largest festivals that presents filmmaking from Down Under in Europe. We promote Australian and New Zealand culture at our annual festival in September and further events throughout the year. If you are interested in Australia and New Zealand or the organisation of screen and […]
Ever thought of joining folks in Australia and New Zealand right now – enjoying summer, beer, barbecue and bungee jumping? Nah, forget it – Berlin offers something much more exciting: The Berlin International Film Festival aka Berlinale. This year’s festival runs from 11 to 21 February 2016 and presents about 400 films from every genre, […]
We kick off our new series with Australian film maker and director Bartholomew Sammut. A late night drinking session led to more than just great ideas, it spawned many projects, such as the Xposed International Queer Film Festival which is celebrating its tenth festival edition this May.
The panel Aussies Abroad invited attending filmmakers to share their experiences of working Down Under and in other parts of the world. The diversity of cinema amongst Australian and New Zealand filmmakers is further encouraged through experiences outside of home and the place where directors grow up or spend their adult lives.
“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
“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
“A great opportunity to share our work with Melbourne’s favourite European city.”- Matt Richards – DUB filmmaker
“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
“Down Under Berlin is a wonderful showcase of Australian films in one of the coolest cities in the world.”- Victoria Goodyear – DUB filmmaker 2013