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TEDDY TODAY: Saturday, June 19

THE SCARY OF SIXTY-FIRST, Director: Dasha Nekrasova, USA, 2020
PREMIERE, 22:15 ARTE Sommerkino Kulturforum

The 35th TEDDY AWARD ceremony might have officially ended yesterday but we’ve still got a few tricks left up our sleeves… Director Dasha Nekrasova joined our studio today, together with actress & writer Madeline Quinn and actress Betsey Brown, to discuss her feature debut THE SCARY OF SIXTY-FIRST. Consistently irreverent in tone, and reaching its peak during a memorable, psychedelic nocturnal trek to Epstein’s New York residence, the film exacts ruthless, mocking revenge on the perpetrator, while also taking us on a brilliant romp back through the history of film and the media.

Today’s ReScreenings:

MIGUEL’S WAR, Director: Eliane Raheb, Lebanon / Germany / Spain, 2021
21:45h, Freiluftkino Pompeji

MISHEHU YOHAV MISHEHU, Director: Hadas Ben Aroya, Israel, 2021
21:45h, Freiluftkino vom Filmrauschpalast

TEDDY TODAY: Friday, June 18

We’re starting the tenth day of the Berlinale Summer Special with endless energy and positive vibes as a much-awaited day has finally arrived!! The 35th TEDDY AWARD CEREMONY is happening TODAY, the 18th of June 2021, at 7 PM!! This year, due to pandemic restrictions, the ceremony will be streamed live as an online event from our TEDDY studio. Catch our amazing jury – Esma Akyel, Samuel Girma and Sylvie Cachin – in action as they award the best LGBTQ*-related films of the year! Access the link below to attend:

Don’t miss the TEDDY AWARD Ceremony im livestream at
19h live at teddyaward.tv/live

TEDDY TODAY: Thursday, June 17

NORTH BY CURRENT, Director: Angelo Madsen Minax, USA, 2021
PREMIERE, 21:45h Freiluftkino Kreuzberg

Sparked by a tragic event in his life, artist and filmmaker Angelo Madsen Minax reconnects with his family after a long time in a highly personal documentary film – NORTH BY CURRENT. The chronology of their meetings is enriched by home video footage and voiceover dialogues. Through an intimate story, the film negotiates the topics of depression, domestic violence, motherhood and transgender masculinity in what turns out to be cathartic family therapy.

Today’s ReScreenings

GUZEN TO SOZO, Regie: Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Japan, 2021
22:00h Frischluftkino@Studentendorf

GENDERATION, Director: Monika Treut, Deutschland, 2021
P21:45h, Freiluftkino Biesdorf

TEDDY TODAY: Wednesday, June 16

MIGUEL’S WAR, Director: Eliane Raheb, Lebanon / Germany / Spain, 2021
PREMIERE, 21:30h Freiluftkino Kreuzberg

In a mixture of re-enactments, animation, soul-searching interviews and archive material, the brilliant filmmaker Eliane Raheb shaped what it came to become MIGUEL’S WAR. The feature skilfully proves how strict familial traditions and religion can kill a person’s individuality, as depicted through the struggle of the main character. Follow Miguel through his journey.


Today’s ReScreenings:

GUZEN TO SOZO, Directors: Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Japan, 2021
22:00h ARTE Sommerkino Schloss Charlottenburg

INTERNATIONAL DAWN CHORUS DAY, Directors: John Greyson, Kanada, 2021
21:45h, Freiluftkino Pompeji

TEDDY TODAY: Tuesday, June 15

GUZEN TO SOZO, Director: Ryusuke Hamaguchi, Japan, 2021
PREMIERE, 19:00h Freiluftkino Museumsinsel

Today we’ve had the pleasure of welcoming the director of WHEEL OF FORTUNE AND FANTASY (original title: “Guzen to Sozo”) – Ryusuke Hamaguchi – to offer us a better understanding of his feature film. His new work could be described as a collection of short episodes, each revolving around a woman. They tell stories of an unexpected love triangle, a failed seduction trap, and an encounter that results from a misunderstanding. Awoken your curiosity?

INTERNATIONAL DAWN CHORUS DAY, Director: John Greyson, Canada, 2021
PREMIERE, 21:45h Freiluftkino Hasenheide

Ending a new Berlinale day on the right note with director John Greyson and his moving short film INTERNATIONAL DAWN CHORUS DAY. Born out of pandemic isolation, the powerful story is based on the real-life satirical anti-dictatorship filmmaker Shady Habash, who died in Cairo’s notorious Tora prison, and Egyptian queer activist Sarah Hegazi, famously incarcerated for flying a rainbow flag at a Cairo concert, who later committed suicide after suffering severe trauma in prison. Despite the delicate theme it deals with, Greyson’s film gives freedom a whole new meaning.

MOON,66 QUESTIONS, Director: Jacqueline Lentzou, Greece / France, 2021
PREMIERE, 22:15h ARTE Sommerkino Kulturforum

Up next we’ve welcomed Jacqueline Lentzou in our TEDDY studio to chat about her long-awaited feature debut – MOON, 66 QUESTIONS. The story tackles notions of acceptance and communication (or the lack of it), while accompanying the flow of the unconscious and vivifying the grey areas of family life at the same time. Get an insight into the touching story here:

Today’s ReScreenings:

INSTRUCTIONS FOR SURVIVAL, Director: Yana Ugrekhelidze, Germany, 2021
21:45, Freiluftkino Friedrichshagen

MISHEHU YOHAV MISHEHU, Director: Hadas Ben Aroya, Israel, 2021
21:45 Freiluftkino Kreuzberg

LES ATTENDANTS, Director: Truong Minh Quý, France/ Singapore, 2020
21:45h, Freiluftkino Pompeji