The final titles for the Berlin International Film Festival Competition and Berlianle Special sections have been announced.
Emily Davis stars in The Plagiarists
The Plagiarists by Peter Parlow hands just as pivotal a role to a book, in this case, one of the volumes of Karl Ove Knausgård’s novel series “My Struggle”. Following an impromptu drinking session in the country, an amusingly verbose young couple – he a wannabe director, she a wannabe writer – wonder months later what precisely happened that evening. This slyly deceptive work pits film against literature: Are books better than films?
World Premiere Play
By Celine Song
Directed by Sammi Cannold
February 26 – March 17, 2019 at Loeb Drama Center
On the Korean island of Man-Jae, three elderly women spend their dying days diving into the ocean and harvesting seafood with rusty knives. They are “haenyeos”—sea women—and they have no heirs to their millennium-old tradition. Directed by Sammi Cannold (Violet at A.R.T., Ragtime on Ellis Island), Celine Song’s Endlings follows these extraordinary women both on land and underwater as they swim beneath the waves and reach beyond the shores of their tiny island.