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The Berlin International Film Festival has unveiled its full lineup for the upcoming event. Scheduled for the month of February, the 72nd Berlin Film Festival will host a seven-day in-person festival from February 10-16, with four days of repeat public screenings through February 20.

The Berlinale will open with Peter von Kant, François Ozon’s gendered adaptation of Rainer Werner Fassbinder’s 1972 masterpiece “The Bitter Tears of Petra von Kant.” It stars Denis Menochet, Isabelle Adjani and Hanna Schygulla.

The Berlin festival’s 2022 Golden Bear will have competition titles like “Both Sides of the Blade” by Claire Denis, starring Juliette Binoche and Titanium star Vincent Lindon; Hong Sang-soo’s latest film, “The Novelist’s Film”; Charlotte Gainsbourg with “Les Passagers de la nuit” by Mikhael Hers; ‘Rimini’ by Ulrich Seidel; ‘AEIOU – A Quick Alphabet of Lov’e by German actress-turned-director Nicolette Krebitz; “The Line” by Swiss director Ursula Meier; and the abortion drama “Call Jane,” Phyllis Nagy’s directorial debut.

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Berlinale co-directors Mariette Rissenbeek and Carlo Chatrian presented the official lineup for 2022 via livestream.

The Dating 2022 section, a separate competitive sidebar, includes “Flux Gourmet,” the new film from British director Peter Strickland (Katalin Varga); the Greek drama “The Town and the City” by directors Christos Passalis and Syllas Tzoumerkas; and ‘Queens of the Qing Dynasty’ by Canadian director Ashley McKenzie with Sarah Walker and Ziyin Zheng.

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Out of competition, Berlin fielded an impressive group of high-profile titles. Alongside “The Outfit”, the directorial debut of “The Imitation Game” screenwriter Graham Moore, the Berlinale 2022 will present the world premieres of “Good Luck to You” by Sophie Hyde, Leo Grande with Emma Thompson and the new film by Dario Argento’s horror ‘Dark Glasses’, featuring his daughter, Italian star Asia Argento.

Check out the full lineup for the 72nd Berlin Film Festival below:

Berlin International Film Festival Competition 2022

AEIOU – A Quick Alphabet of Love, dir. Nicolette Krebitz

Alcarras, dir. carla simon

Both sides of the blade, dir. Claire Dennis

Rimini, dir. Ulrich Seidl

Call Jane, dir. Phyllis Nagy

A piece of sky, dir. Michael Koch

Everything will be fine, real. Rithy Panh

The Line, dir. Ursule Meier

Leonora addio, dir. Paolo Taviani

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Passengers of the Night, dir. Mikhaël Hers

Nana (Before, Now & Then), dir. Kamila Andini

Peter von Kant, dir. Francois Ozon

Rabiye Kurnaz vs. George W. Bush, dir. Andreas Dresen

Dress of gems, dir. Natalia Lopez Gallardo

The novelist’s film, dir. Hong Sangso

One year, one night, dir. Isaki Lacuesta

This kind of summer, dir. Denis Cote

Return to Dust, dir. Li Ruijun

Meetings 2022

A little bundle of love, dir. Gaston Solnicki

See you Friday, Robinson, dir. Mitra Farahani

Axiom, directed by Jöns Jönsson

Brother in Every Inch, dir. Alexander Zolotukhin

Coma, dir. Bertrand Bonello

Father’s Day, dir. Kivu Ruhorahoza

Flux Gourmet, dir. Peter Strickland

The City and the City, dirs. Christos Passalis, Syllas Tzoumerkas

American newspaper, dir. Arnaud des Pallieres

Small, slow but steady, real. Sho Miyake

MUTZENBACHER, dir. Ruth Beckerman

Queens of the Qing Dynasty, dir. Ashley McKenzie

Son, dir. Kurdwin Ayub

Troubles, dir. Cyril Schaublin

The Death of My Mother, dir. Jessica Krummacher