The 66th Berlin International Film Festival at the Berlinale Palast will open tonight. During the Opening Gala, the International Jury will be introduced. In addition to Meryl Streep (actress, USA), its members are Lars Eidinger (actor, Germany), Nick James (film critic, author, programmer, United Kingdom), Brigitte Lacombe (photographer, France), Clive Owen (actor, United Kingdom), Alba Rohrwacher (actress, Italy) and Małgorzata Szumowska (director, Poland). Anke Engelke will host the evening.
“Hail, Caesar!” by Joel and Ethan Coen’s latest feature will have its international premiere at Festival.
The directors have brought together an array of stars in the ensemble of their new film, and many of them have announced their arrival: Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Tilda Swinton und Channing Tatum.
The event will be broadcasted live on television by ZDF/3sat and via http://www.berlinale.de.