Cinereach Supported Films at Berlin 2012
The Berlin International Film Festival takes place from February 9th through the 19th this year, and we’re proud that the lineup includes five films that Cinereach has supported in various capacities.
Call Me Kuchu nonfiction Directors: Malika Zouhali-Worrall, Katherine Fairfax Wright
As state-sanctioned homophobia reaches new heights in Uganda, David Kato, the country’s first openly gay man, will stop at nothing to liberate the LGBT community.
Films Supported by the Cinereach Project at Sundance Institute:
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry nonfiction Director: Alison Klayman
The inside story of a dissident for the digital age who inspires global audiences and blurs the boundaries of art and politics.
Keep the Lights On fiction Director: Ira Sachs
The story of a tumultuous, decade-long relationship between two men in New York City, chronicling the bonds that keep them together and the addictions that tear them apart.
Postcards from the Zoo fiction Director: Edwin
The zoo – a place of yearning. The zoo animals are yearning for freedom and many of the visitors long for adventure and the call of the wild. It is in these surroundings, where imagining yourself into other world is easy, that Lana grows up.
Words of Witness nonfiction Director: Mai Iskandar
A few months before Mubarak’s resignation, a young journalist named Heba Afify began working for the English-language edition of an independent Egyptian daily newspaper called Al-Masry Al-Youm. Words of Witness follows the protests on Tahrir Square and Heba’s impassioned efforts to reflect the diversity of people’s opinions and their new-found voice.