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Diego Luna & Maggie Gyllenhaal Hit Berlin Film Fest 'To Investigate How To Tear Down Walls'!

Diego Luna & Maggie Gyllenhaal Hit Berlin Film Fest 'To Investigate How To Tear Down Walls'!

Diego Luna and Maggie Gyllenhaal are kicking off the 2017 Berlin International Film Festival with an important message!

The two actors stepped out to join their fellow members of the International Jury – Chinese director Wang Quanan, German actress Julia Jentsch, Dutch director Paul Verhoeven, Tunisian producer Dora Bouchoucha Fourati and Icelandic artist Olafur Eliasson – at their International Jury photo call held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel on Thursday (February 9) in Berlin, Germany.

At their International Jury press conference, Diego was asked how he felt being a Mexican in Berlin in light of U.S. President Donald Trump‘s pledge to erect a wall on the border. “I’m here to investigate how to tear down walls. Apparently there are a lot of experts here and I want to bring that information back to Mexico,” Diego expressed (via Deadline). “And America,” Maggie added.

“The only positive thing is that there has to be a reaction and I want to be part of that. I want to send a message that love is the only way to fight hate,” Diego continued. “I cross that border three or four times a month. I have so many love stories in the States and I’m not going to let any wall get in between me and my love stories.”

“It’s an amazing time to be an American at an international film festival,” Maggie said. “I feel like I want everyone to know that there are many many people in my country who are ready to resist. I feel honored to be here and to be able to say that.”

FYI: Maggie is wearing a Preen dress.

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Credit: Sean Gallup; Photos: Getty, WENN
Posted to: Diego Luna, Maggie Gyllenhaal

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