I Lost My Brother to an Ultra-Conservative Religious Order

Director Zita Effra's debut documentary tells the story of how her brother joined Legion of Christ.


A New Documentary Shows What Life Is Actually Like for Refugees Coming to Europe

By giving an African refugee a camera, two filmmakers hoped to gain insight into the life of migrants from the perspective of migrants themselves. The result is the remarkable "Those Who Jump."


Bad Servants: Benoît Jacquot’s 'Diary of a Chambermaid' and a Critic’s Berlinale

Jacquot's film is compulsively watchable, refreshingly unsexy and successful in its patchwork depiction of its protagonist's prison-like existence.


Here's Some of the Best Stuff I Saw at This Year's Berlinale

Including Pablo Larraín's El Club, Alex Ross Perry's Queen of Earth and Sebastian Silva's Nasty Baby.


Jafar Panahi's Tehran Selfie: 'Taxi' Arrives at the Berlinale

The Iranian director's latest experimental feature, filmed in secret and smuggled out of his home country, is one of the Berlinale's most highly anticipated premieres.