The film festival opened in Berlin a new film by the Coen brothers

In Berlin took place the opening ceremony of the 66th international film festival. The film opened the new film by American Director Ethan and Joel Coen «Ave, Caesar!» It is reported

The festival started with a press conference by an international jury, which this year is headed by Meryl Streep. In particular, the actress said that throughout his career played different cultures and that her invitation as head of the jury – this is also an important message for the film industry. «We are all Africans,» she concluded your answer to the question about diversity in the movies, actively discussed in connection with acting nominations for «Oscar», in which there is not a single non-white actor or actress.

The opening film of the 66th Berlinale was the new picture brothers Cohen «Ave, Caesar!» with George Clooney, Josh Brolin, Scarlett Johansson, Channing Tatum, Ralph Fiennes and Tilda Swinton. In the story, the main character works as a fixer for the Hollywood studios in the 1950-ies, at the time, unknown people kidnapped a movie star Baird Whitlock of.

At a press conference devoted to the premiere of the film, George Clooney said that the film community reacts too late on pressing social and political events, like war in Syria. Note that the actor very actively commented on the political agenda: two years ago he appeared at a press conference of his film «treasure Hunters» t-shirt with Yulia Tymoshenko.

The festival will last until 21 February. 20 February will be the closing ceremony, which will be announced the winners of the main competition, which brings together 18 paintings.

We will remind that this year at the Berlin film festival have two films representing Ukraine – «Mariapolis» (France, Lithuania, Ukraine) dokumentalnoy in the section «Panorama» and «Sensiz» by Nariman Aliyev in the program Generation.

The film festival opened in Berlin a new film by the Coen brothers 12.02.2016

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