February 6, 2010

Berlinale programme

Filed under: News — admin @ 4:46 pm

Aside from the screenings of BANANAS!* scheduled in the Culinary Cinema programme, the film will be discussed in other events organised by the Berlinale involving filmmakers, journalists, lawyers, etc:

Sunday, 14
th February

14:00 – 15:30, HAU1, Talent Campus
"Shooting Suspects: Trust and Risks in Documentary Cinema"
Experts: Fredrik Gertten, Laura Poitras, Anat Zuria.
Moderated by Jörg Taszman.

15th February

11:00 – 12:30, HomeBase Lounge
"BANANAS!* vs DOLE", a case study: "How do we protect ourselves when we’re attacked? How do we support one another?"
Experts: Lincoln Bandlow, lawyer, Los Angeles (defended BANANAS!* against DOLE); Andreas Spieß, German media lawyer; Sabine Bubeck-Paaz, ZDF/ARTE; Fredrik Gertten, director BANANAS!*; Margarete Jangård, producer BANANAS!*.
Moderated by Ove Rishøj Jensen, European Documentary Network.

18.00, Konzerthaus Gendarmenmarkt
Cinema for Peace gala: the International Green Film Award will be presented by Leonardo di Caprio and Mikhail Gorbachev.

22:00, Martin Gropius Bau Cinema
Screening of BANANAS!* – in the Berlinale Culinary Cinema Programme.

Tuesday, 16
th February

17:00 – 18:30, Gropius Mirror Restaurant
Fruit Salad: A discussion with Fredrik Gertten on his film BANANAS!* and the politics of food.

Wednesday, 17
th February

BANANAS!* Event at the Swedish Embassy in Berlin:
17.00: Cocktail – at the invitation of the Ambassador of Sweden
17.45: Screening of BANANAS!*
19.15: Panel on freedom of speech: "When Corporate Lawyers Come Knocking on Your Door"
Experts: Mats Johansson (conservative member of the Swedish Parliament who presented BANANAS!* to the Parliament); Percy Bratt (civil rights defence lawyer (former Swedish Helsinki Committee); Sabine Bubeck-Paaz (commissioning editor ZDF/ARTE, co-producer of BANANAS!*); Fredrik Gertten (director of BANANAS!*); Margarete Jangård (producer of BANANAS!*); Sabine Leutheusser-Schnarrenberger (German Minister of Justice, not yet confirmed).

Moderated by Benedikt Härlin (journalist and former politician of the Green Party).

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