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Desla McLean grew up in Sydney. She has an abiding interest in cinema, the visual and performing arts, philosophy, literature, music and travel.

GOODBYE BERLIN : OPENING NIGHT FILM GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL 2016

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The fifteenth German Film Festival opened in Sydney on 15 November and will run until 30 November. If GOODBYE BERLIN, the opening night film is any indication of the calibre of the other thirty-five films to be shown at this festival, then the next two weeks offer a great opportunity to see some very entertaining and enriching cinema.

GOODBYE BERLIN is an adaption of Wolfgang Herrndorf’s multi awarding winning novel Tschick. Fatih Akin the director beautifully brings this story to life and reconnects the audience with the joys, pains and thrills of being a teenager. Continue reading GOODBYE BERLIN : OPENING NIGHT FILM GERMAN FILM FESTIVAL 2016