3 October

The guys get all the pie: Being a female filmmaker in New Zealand

The guys get all the pie: Being a female filmmaker in New Zealand

“Excuse me gentlemen, but the guys seem to eat all the cake,” said renowned New Zealand director Jane Campion at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival. The New Zealand Film Commission states that between 2011-2016, 19% of feature film development applications that received funding specifically included a female director.

26 September

Winners and Grinners 2017!

Winners and Grinners 2017!

Winners, winners, winners! The Down Under Berlin Best Film 2017 Best Short Film 2017 and the winners of the Aus vs. NZ Short FIlm Battle. We Thank You!

5 September

Staff Picks 2017!

Staff Picks 2017!

DUB staff have thought hard about the films in this years program that struck a chord with them and why. We want to share with you all our film fav’s, so can see them too. Please enjoy our STAFF PICKS 2017!

5 August

Program announcement Down Under Berlin 2017!

Program announcement Down Under Berlin 2017!

We finally get the chance to fill you in on the rest of the Down Under Berlin program for this year under our new motto – LOOKING BEYOND. This year’s festival program encompasses a compelling range of fiction and documentary films that look beyond everyday life, towards new futures, and healing broken pasts.

24 July

Wild on Film: Landscape is the Film Star

Wild on Film: Landscape is the Film Star

Millions of travellers head down under each year to sample the wild natural beauty of Australia and New Zealand. Marketing and advertising campaigns are all well and good, the respective tourism industries have long been beneficiaries of films that inspire audiences to make the long trip down to the bottom corner of the world.

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.

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.

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.

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?

21 December

’10 Questions with…’ André Kirchner from Weihnachtsfilmfestival

’10 Questions with…’ André Kirchner from Weihnachtsfilmfestival

If you are looking for something different to do this Christmas period, head to Moviemento Kino to celebrate with the very 1st edition of the Weihnachtsfilmfestival. Short or long, horror or romance, Christmas is a theme not to be missed as it gives such great variety.