These are: 'Above and Below' in international competition, 'The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble in Musical Globe' and the best children’s documentary at IDFA, 'Ninnoc' in Teen Dox.
Above and Below
, director Nicolas Steiner
’s journey across the hidden outsider America, whose protagonists enthral us with empathy and passion, is competing for the German Film Prize,
The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road Ensemble
is screened at Berlinale in the Special Gala section, one of the special categories out of the seven official selections. We follow the acclaimed Silk Road international ensemble on their world tour, directed by Oscar-winning Morgan Neville
by Niki Padidar
, a teenager film about peer pressure, is screened in Generation selection (Generation Kplus) with films intended children. Does everyone have to look the same, this is the question bothering the self-willed protagonist Ninnoc, who does not want simply to bend to the rules of the group, but also does not want to stay alone.