German film critics voted “Queen of Niendorf” (Darling Berlin) for children’s film of the year

“Queen of Niendorf” (German: “Königin von Niendorf”) has been awarded “Children’s Film of the Year 2018” by the Association of German Film Critics (VdFK). The award ceremony took place on Monday evening (February 02, 2019) during the 69th Berlinale in Berlin. The film by Joya Thome prevailed against the blockbuster “The Little Witch” (German: “Die…

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“Everything Always All the Time” can be seen at the Berlinale as part of the “AG Kino – Gilde Screenings”

In the presence of director Philipp Eichholtz, the film “Everything Always All the Time” (German title: “Kim hat einen Penis”) is part of the “AG Kino – Gilde Screenings” on Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 14:45 Hackesche Höfe cinema to be seen. Already since 2002 the AG Kino – Gilde (English: “AK Cinema – Guild”)…

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“Queen of Niendorf” by Joya Thome nominated for the Prize of the German Film Critic

The film “Queen of Niendorf” (German: “Königin von Niendorf”) by Joya Thome is nominated in the category “Best Children’s Film” at the “Preis der deutschen Filmkritik 2018”. Thus, “The Queen” appears against “The Little Witch,” a film by Michael Schaerer, who was also nominated. The prize has been awarded for more than 60 years by…

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“Searching Eva” by Pia Hellenthal in the official program of the 69th Berlinale

The documentary “Searching Eva” by director Pia Hellenthal will celebrate its world premiere on 11 February in the official programme of this year’s 69th Berlinale. This extraordinary portrait has been nominated for Best Documentary in both the Panorama Documents section and the Teddy Award. UCM.ONE starts “Searching Eva” in November 2019 in cinemas all over…

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“Queen of Niendorf” von Joya Thome (Darling Berlin) awarded with an ECFA Award!

The family film “Queen of Niendorf” (German: “Königin von Niendorf”) by Joya Thome (Darling Berlin) won the ECFA Award at the Ciné-jeune de l’Aisne Festival, a prize awarded by members of the ECFA’s European Children’s Film Association at selected festivals. All winners of the individual festivals run at the Berlinale in 2019 for the „Best…

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Clara Schramm and Naomi Achternbusch win “Preis der deutschen Filmkritik” for “Ugly & Blind”

The actresses Clara Schramm and Naomi Achternbusch won the Best German Actress Award at “Preis der deutschen Filmkritik” for their roles in the film Ugly & Blind (German: “Blind & Hässlich”) by Tom Lass, awarded on the occasion of the Berlinale 2018. The film was also nominated for the best male actor (Tom Lass) and for…

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Director Philipp Eichholtz receives “Variety’s 10 Europeans to Watch” tribute at the Berlinale

In front of around 2000 guests, Berlin director Philipp Eichholtz received the award “Variety’s 10 Europeans to Watch” at the Ritz Hotel on Potsdamer Platz on Saturday from Variety editor-in-chief Steven Gaydos and Medienboard boss Kirsten Niehuus. Eichholtz’s film “Rückenwind von vorn” (English “Away You Go”) opened the perspective of this year’s Berlinale and will…

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