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.

13 July

5th Long Night of the Film Festivals – Berlin

5th Long Night of the Film Festivals – Berlin

The 5th Lange Nacht der Filmfestivals – Long night of the film festival….what the what? Which film festival? Well, ALL OF THEM! One long night where up to 100 films are screened in one night from 3 pm on Saturday, August 19th, to the early hours of Sunday morning.

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.

23 May

Down Under Berlin interviews Cate Shortland!

Down Under Berlin interviews Cate Shortland!

In celebration of DUB’s ‘Berlin Syndrome’ screening tomorrow, we thought it only best to go directly to the boss lady herself, the film’s director Cate Shortland, and see what she says about filming in Germany, the struggle to stay true to filmmaking dreams and filming Berlin Syndrome is just 6 weeks.

12 May

10 Questions with Josh, from Oma Marnie’s Pies.

10 Questions with Josh, from Oma Marnie’s Pies.

Looking to bridge a gap in the fast-food market in Berlin which commonly consists of currywurst bratwurst and Doners, Oma Marnie’s Pies embarked upon the task to bring this NZ and Aussie classic, to the people!

27 April

Australia Now – Australian culture celebrated in Berlin!

Australia Now – Australian culture celebrated in Berlin!

As the Down Under Berlin film festival celebrates everything Australian and Berlin, we thought it only necessary to support another Australian/Germany production, the Australia Now Campaign hosted by the Australian Embassy Berlin!

28 March

DUB film submissions have closed!!!

DUB film submissions have closed!!!

Attention all Aussie and New Zealand filmmakers! The Down Under Berlin Film Festival returns from 13-17 September 2017 to Kino Moviemento and submission are open! Have you submitted your film to the 7th DUB Festival yet?

9 March

10 Questions with…..Amanda Clark from Raindance Berlin

10 Questions with…..Amanda Clark from Raindance Berlin

Irish native and all round superwoman, Amanda Clark, runs Raindance Berlin. We see Amanda around the Berlin film lovers haunts and today we want to share some of her insights about moving to Berlin, Raindance awesomeness and harnessing the inspiration of film.