Watergate

Charles Ferguson

BERLINALE SPECIAL PRESENTATION

Part 1 market screening (130’)
10 Feb - 11:00 - CinemaxX 13

Part 2 market screening (130’)
10 Feb - 16:40 - CinemaxX 13

Official screening (260’)
11 Feb - 14:30 - Haus der Berliner Festspiele

★★★★

The Guardian

2 x 130’, 6 x 45’ |  USA | 2019 | HD

From Academy Award® -winning director Charles Ferguson, comes the full story of the conspiracy led by President Richard Nixon and his White House staff and how they were brought to justice. New interviews with journalists, senior Nixon administration officials, members of congress, and prosecutors – combined with archival footage and newly sourced information from the Nixon White House tapes – will bring a fresh perspective on the complex Watergate case. Read more…

World ex  North America, Australia, Middle East, Spain, Portugal, Belgium (VRT)

 
 

MEETING GORBACHEV

Werner Herzog & André Singer

Market screenings
8 Feb - 11:00 - CinemaxX 3
9 Feb - 9:15 - CinemaxX 15

90’ |  USA | 2018 | HD

Legendary director Werner Herzog meets Mikhail Gorbachev for a series of exclusive one-on-one interviews with the man who ended the Cold War. Using Gorbachev’s personal archives as well as interviews with key political players from the last 30 years, this will be a deeply humanizing portrait of one of the 20th Century most defining politicians. Read more…

World ex  North America, Italy, Russia

“One of the year’s best docs”

The Playlist


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halston

Frédéric Tcheng

Market screenings
7 Feb - 11:30 - CinemaxX 18
10 Feb - 9:00 - CinemaxX 16

 120', 98'  |  USA | 2019 | HD

From the acclaimed director of Dior and I, Halston captures the epic sweep of the designer's life and era. Read more…

North America: The Orchard

World ex USA (CNN Films), Au & NZ (Madman) Spain (Pay TV)


one child nation

Nanfu Wang & Jialing Zhang

“Utterly compelling”

Screen Daily

Market screenings
10 Feb - 14:55 - CinemaxX 11 

85' | china, usa | 2019 | HD

First-time mother and filmmaker Nanfu Wang uncovers the untold history of China's One-Child policy and the generations of parents and children forever shaped by this social experiment. Read more…

North America: Submarine

International: Dogwoof excluding 1st TV window Sweden (SVT), Norway (VGTV), Denmark (DR), UK (BBC), France/Germany (WDR-ARTE), Netherlands (EO)


MAIDEN

ALEX HOLMES

Market screening
11 Feb - 12:25 - CinemaxX 13

 “A lively retelling in this exciting, inspiring documentary”

Variety

93' | UK | 2018 | HD

The incredible, against-all-odds story of sailor Tracy Edwards, who skippered the first all-female international crew in the 1989 Whitbread Round the World Yacht Race. Read more…

World ex North America, Benelux, Scandi, MENA (Sony Pictures Classics), Au & NZ (Rialto), China (DDDream), Poland (Gutek) 


minding the gap

bing lui

 "An audacious feature debut on all levels... a storyteller to watch" 

The Hollywood Reporter

98’ | USA | 2019 | HD

Three young men bond together to escape volatile families in their Rust Belt hometown. As they face adult responsibilities, unexpected revelations threaten their decade-long friendship. Read more…


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In production

WOMEN MAKE FILM

mark cousins

16 X 60’ |  UK | 2019 | HD

Over a thousand film clips spanning 13 decades, across 5 continents, over 16 hours, Women Make Film is an epic exploration of cinema history through the lens of some the world’s greatest directors – all women. Narrated by Tilda Swinton, Jane Fonda and more, shot and edited by Mark Cousins - life, love, politics, humour and death, are all explored and examined in this cinematic road-trip like no other. Read more…


In production

CUNNINGHAM

Alla Kovgan

90' | GERMANY, USA, FRANCE | 2019 | HD

2019 marks the centenary of legendary American choreographer Merce Cunningham. This poetic film traces Merce’s artistic evolution over three decades of risk and discovery (1944–1972), from his early years as a struggling dancer in postwar New York to his emergence as one of the most visionary and influential choreographers worldwide. Read more…


ATTENDING: Ana Vicente (Head of Sales), Oli Harbottle (Head of Distribution & Acquisitions), Nadine Rothschild (sales & marketing manager), Luke Brawley (Festivals Manager), Konstantinos Papageorgiou (Sales & Acquisitions Coordinator)

MEETING REQUESTS: Konstantinos@DOGWOOF.COM