'Social Hygiene,' 'We' Among Berlin Encounter Selections

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The Berlin Film Festival has revealed 12 titles from 16 countries that will compete in the festival's Encounters strand, including Denis Côté's "Social Hygiene" from Canada, Alice Diop's "We" from France, and Fern Silva's "Rock Bottom Riser" from the U.S. The selections also take in "As I Want" (Egypt/France/Norway/Palestine) by Samaher Alqadi; "Azor" (Switzerland/France/Argentina) by […]
The Berlin Film Festival has revealed 12 titles from 16 countries that will compete in the festival's Encounters strand, including Denis Côté's "Social Hygiene" from Canada, Alice Diop's "We" from France, and Fern Silva's "Rock Bottom Riser" from the U.S.

The selections also take in "As I Want" (Egypt/France/Norway/Palestine) by Samaher Alqadi; "Azor" (Switzerland/France/Argentina) by Andreas Fontana; "The Beta Test" (U.S./U.K.) by Jim Cummings, PJ McCabe; and "Bloodsuckers (Germany) by Julian Radlmaier.

Also competing will be "The Girl and the Spider" (Switzerland) by Ramon Zürcher, Silvan Zürcher; "District Terminal" (Iran/Germany) by Bardia Yadegari, Ehsan Mirhosseini; "Moon, 66 Questions" (Greece/France) by Jacqueline Lentzou; "The Scary of Sixty-First" (U.S.) by Dasha Nekrasova; and "Taste"…
Naman Ramachandran
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