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Interview: Christian Petzold on Afire

Oceanic feeling: the German filmmaker talks about his latest, a slyly comedic chamber piece, which won the Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at last month’s Berlinale
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The Film Comment Podcast: The Politics of the Personal

Me and us: at True/False 2023, the directors of standouts Forms of Forgetting and Milithusando discuss the ethics and aesthetics of personal cinema
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Berlin Critics’ Week 2023: Sur-realism

Undercurrents: this year’s Berlin Critics’ Week focused on “sur-realism,” a mode of Latin American filmmaking that doesn’t imagine an escape from reality but instead is fully, vividly, nightmarishly of it.
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The Film Comment Podcast: Louis Garrel on The Innocent and The Plough

Family time: the French actor and auteur discusses the autobiographical inspirations of his latest directorial venture and his father's Silver Bear–winning drama

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