Special Event Screening of The Face of Birth!

Down Under Berlin is proud to present the highly topical Australian documentary “The Face of Birth” by Kate Gorman & Gavin Banks!

Come and join us for this extraordinary film about the power of choice that women have in childbirth, an issue that is felt all over Europe and is prevalent in Germany today. The screening will be followed by a discussion with experts on home birth about the state of midwifery in Germany today and the debate around home birth and women’s rights on this subject.

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Special Preview Screening of Berlin Syndrome!

Come join Down Under Berlin as we host this special advanced screening of Berlin Syndrome ahead of its German cinema release at Moviemento Kino!

We can think of no better way to celebrate Australian film than previewing a film by an Australian, shot in Berlin and Australia and starring Australian and German actors. It’s basically the perfect DUB film, plus it’s a thriller so bound to be quite an exciting evening.

Director: Cate Shortland
Starring: Teresa Palmer, Max Riemelt, Matthias Habich

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No longer hibernating!

…things are underway for the Down Under Berlin festival 2017!

This means our yearly events have also started. Watch this space for info on advanced screening, documentaries with discussions and other exciting news about the festival week 13- 17 September. In the meantime, head to our Youtube channel to see all the fun times and heaps of interviews from out 2016 festival.

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Thank you for a great 6th festival

Wed, 14 – 18 September 2016 – Aussie & New Zealand Film & Events – Moviemento Kino

We did it! We have just finished our 6th festival edition. Another five days packed with amazing shorts, documentaries, great indie features but also some hits – the German premiere of Wilderpeople…. need we say any more… – lie behind us. It’s been phenomenal with several sessions sold out, fantastic filmmakers in attendance and an overall rise in audience numbers.

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A night of Aussie & Kiwi shorts

Fr, 12 August 2016 – A selection of Down Under Berlin 2015 short films – Mexico

Operación Kino invited audiences in Mexico to enjoy a sample of short films from Down Under Berlin 2015! The event was an excellent opportunity for moviegoers to find out more about the style and some of the recurrent themes that make up the film production in Australia and New Zealand. The program which was curated by Alan McLane Alejo was followed by a discussion.

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Films and fun at DUB 2017

By Charmaine Kedmenec What a glorious 5 days it was! Opening with Jasper Jones on Wednesday night, made everyone in …
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Staff Picks 2017!

BY – the DUB team The Down Under Berlin team has come together again this year, not only to bring …
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Contemporary New Zealand film, beyond the ‘Cinema of Unease’

By Dr. Alfio Leotta For a long time, New Zealand cinema was understood, both at home and overseas, through some of …
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