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Bettina Kinski #GermanFilmFestival2023

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This May, the 2023 German Film Festival presented by Palace, in association with German Films, showcases the best contemporary German cinema direct from major festivals in Europe plus a selection from its German-speaking neighbours, Austria and Switzerland. Australian audience can enjoy thirty three stellar films, featuring emerging talent and Festival favourites.

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PODCAST | Cristiana Palmieri interviews Bettina Kinski, Festival Curator of the German Film Festival in Sydney.

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The festival curator Bettina Kinski unpacks a line-up of 33 films, the biggest and boldest programme yet, with an excellent selection direct from the 2023 Berlin International Film Festival (Berlinale), and a retrospective on music and art in Berlin across the last few decades. Bettina also explains that the festival is very proud to feature an outstanding number of female-directed films, both in the sidebar FRAUEN AM WERK: FOCUS ON FEMALE DIRECTORS, and throughout the entire programme. The programme also features the section Kino for Kids, a sidebar especially dedicated to younger audiences and families, curated by the Goethe-Institut.

The interview was recoreded at the opening night of the festival in Sydney. The festival screens nationally at Palace Cinemas from 2 – 24 May.

To discover more about the Festival, click here.

  • Reporter
    Cristiana Palmieri
  • Guest
    Bettina Kinski
  • Interviewee role
    Festival Curator of German Film Festival in Sydney
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