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Berlin Film Fest Wants to Attract Refugees as Well as Fans

George Clooney will be in town on Thursday when "Hail, Caesar!" opens the annual Berlin Film Festival, and Meryl Streep is the competition jury president, but the politically attuned showcase hopes to attract refugees as well as film fans this year. The festival that began in 1951, when Europe was recovering from a war that had uprooted millions of people, is making an extra effort to welcome the latest wave of refugees who have fled war in Syria, Iraq and elsewhere. Refugees...

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