Berlin is world-famous for the annual Berlin Film Festival. During the Olympiad, we’ll have our own Olympiad Film Festival, showing a number of the most famous films from German cinema. The five films listed below have been placed in the schedule based on their length and their relevance to the day’s activities. All of these films are set in part or in full in Berlin. Cineasts who wish to further explore the world of German motion pictures are encouraged to select the optional sightseeing tour of Filmpark Babelsberg next to the studios where a number of these movies were filmed!
Selection 1 – Run, Lola, Run (Lola Rennt) – Action film from Day 0, July 14 at the Berlin-Wannsee Youth Hostel from 8:30-9:50pm
Selection 2 – Berlin: Symphony of a City – Silent documentary film from Day 1, July 14 at the JFK School from 7:30-8:35pm
Selection 3 – Goodbye, Lenin – Tragicomedy from Day 2, July 14 at the JFK School from 8:30-9:50pm
Selection 4 – The Lives of Others (Das Leben der Anderen) – Drama / Suspense from Day 4, July 14 at the Berlin-Wannsee Youth Hostel from 8:30-9:50pm
Selection 5 – The Blue Angel (Der Blaue Engel) – Classic film from Day 5, July 14 at the at the JFK School from 8:30-10:10pm