Politics will always try to interfere with art – for the ones in power want to shine. And art provides shine.
But that shine quickly vanishes when politics intervene – for the shine is solely fueled from within art itself.
Dullness is the irreversible result.
- Wieland Speck (Panorama Curator), Anke Leweke (Berlinale Consultant),
Thomas Hailer (Berlinale Curator), Christoph Terhechte (Head of Forum)