The Goethe-Institut is the Federal Republic of Germany’s worldwide cultural institution. Alongside FIPRESCI, the Goethe-Institut is the official partner of the Talent Press: a Berlinale Talents programme which invites eight film critics to the Berlin International Film Festival to acquaint themselves with current trends in world cinema.
Their impressions and insights are published on the Talent Press, FIPRESCI and Goethe-Institut websites. The Goethe-Institut also provides Berlinale Talents with financial support for Talents related expenses. Regional Goethe-Institut offices in Mexico, Argentina, South Africa, Japan and Lebanon are partners with the following international Talents initiatives: Talents Guadalajara, Talents Buenos Aires, Talents Durban, Talents Tokyo and Talents Beirut. In addition, at Berlinale Talents 2016, the Goethe-Institut supported the panel In Reference To: Visual Essays” with Kevin B. Lee and kogonada.