Variety | Berlinale’s Forum Puts Spotlight on North and South American Movies

The Forum section of the Berlin International Film Festival revealed its lineup Wednesday, with 43 films in its main program, 29 of which are world premieres and 10 are international premieres. The Special Screenings will be announced separately. North American cinema once again has a strong presence in Forum.

Jeremy Levine and Landon Van Soest’s documentary “For Ahkeem” focuses on Daje, who lives with her mother in St. Louis. Like many teenagers in the neighborhood, “she has problems at school, while her everyday life is shaken again and again by the violent deaths of her friends.” - Variety