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by Becky Tan

TIDE is a local television station which features hometown events and music and interviews with residents, including some discussions in languages other than German, e.g., Turkish, English and Spanish. Also, TIDE is a popular radio station – just dial 96.0.

The radio journalist  André Itjes and film expert Jan-Barra Hentschel covered the film festival under the title “urbanissimo! Projektor” in the festival tent on five afternoons. They recommended films (e.g., Wild Tales, Titli, Mommy,  Life in a Fish Bowl, Whiplash, and Miss Julie). They talked with directors such as Veit Helmer, (director of the wonderful children’s film Quatsch und die Nasenbärbande) and actors, e.g., Bruno Fuhrmann, who also played in this children’s film. They talked with director Lars Becker of the TV film Nachtsicht: Wir sind alle keine Engel. They interviewed our journalist colleague Michael Spangenberg, the creator and film critic of