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Europe's premiere winter film festival
Runs alongside the European Film Market in Berlin
Rich Cline was on the Fipresci jury at Berlinale 2009

Berlinale site 67th Berlin International
Film Festival

9-19 FEBRUARY 2017
in Berlin, Germany


2 0 1 7   A W A R D S
Golden Bear: ON BODY AND SOUL
Silver Bear: FELICITE
Teddy Bear: A FANTASTIC WOMAN
Crystal Bear - Kplus: LITTLE HARBOUR
Crystal Bear - 14plus: BUTTERFLY KISSES
Bauer Prize: SPOOR
Director: Aki Kaurismaki
(THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE)
Actor: Georg Fredrich (BRIGHT NIGHTS)
Actress: Kim Minhee (ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT ALONE)
Screenplay: Sebastian Lelio & Gonzalo Maza
(A FANTASTIC WOMAN)
First Feature: Carla Simon (SUMMER 1993)
Editing: Dana Bunescu (ANA, MON AMOUR)
Audience Award - Panorama: INSYRIATED
Documentary: GHOST HUNTING
Documentary Teddy: SMALL TALK
Documentary Audience Award: I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
Grand Prix - Kplus: BECOMING WHO I WAS and SUMMER 1993
Grand Prix - 14plus: SCHOOL NUMBER 3
Fipresci - Competition: ON BODY AND SOUL
Fipresci - Panorama: PENDULAR
Fipresci - Forum: A FEELING GREATER THAN LOVE
Ecumenical - Competition: ON BODY AND SOUL
Ecumenical - Panorama:
INVESTIGATING PARADISE
Ecumenical - Forum: MAMA COLONEL
Cicae - Panorama: CENTAUR
Cicae - Forum: NEWTON
Guild Prize: THE PARTY
Label Europa: INSYRIATED
Caligari: EL MAR LA MAR
Peace Film: ADRIANA'S PACT
Amnesty Prize: DEVIL'S FREEDOM
Heiner Carow: FIVE STARS
Berliner Morganpost: ON BODY AND SOUL
Tagesspiefel: MAMA COLONEL
Harvey-Manner: GOD'S OWN COUNTRY
Compass-Perspektive: THE BEST OF ALL WORLDS
Arte International: LOST COUNTRY
S E L E C T   2 0 1 7   F I L M S
ADRIANA'S PACT (Orozco, Chl)
ANA, MON AMOUR (Netzer, Rom)
BECOMING WHO I WAS (Moon/Jin, Kor)
BERLIN SYNDROME (Shortland, Aus)
THE BAR (de la Iglesia, Sp)
BEUYS (Veiel, Ger)
BRIGHT NIGHTS (Arslan, Ger)
BUTTERFLY KISSES (Kapelinski, UK)
CALL ME BY YOUR NAME (Guadagnino, It)
CASTING JONBENET (Green, US)
CENTAUR (Kubat, Kyr)
COLO (Villaverde, Por)
DAYVEON (Abbasi, US)
DEVIL'S FREEDOM (Gonzalez, Mex)
THE DINNER (Moverman, US)
DISCREET (Mathews, US)
DJANGO (Comar, Fr)
ERASE AND FORGET (Zimmerman, UK)
A FANTASTIC WOMAN (Chl)
A FEELING GREATER THAN LOVE (Saba, Leb)
FELICITE (Gomis, Fr)
FINAL PORTRAIT (Tucci, UK)
FIVE STARS (Hendel, Ger)
FREAK SHOW (Styler, US)
GHOST HUNTING (Andoni, Fr)
GOLDEN EXITS (Perry, US)
GOD'S OWN COUNTRY (Lee, UK)
HAVE A NICE DAY (Liu, Chn)
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO (Peck, US)
INSYRIATED (Van Leeuw, Bel)
INVESTIGATING PARADISE (Allouache, Fr)
JOAQUIM (Gomes, Br)
THE KING'S CHOICE (Poppe, Nor)
LOGAN (Mangold, US)
THE LOST CITY OF Z (Gray, US)
MAMA COLONEL (Hamadi, Con)
EL MAR LA MAR (Bonnetta/Sniadecki, US)
MAUDIE (Walsh, Can)
THE MIDWIFE (Provost, Fr)
THE MISANDRISTS (LaBruce, Ger)
MR LONG (Sabu, Jpn)
NEWTON (Masurkar, Ind)
ON BODY AND SOUL (Enyedi, Hun)
ON THE BEACH AT NIGHT ALONE (Hong, Kor)
ON THE ROAD (Winterbottom, UK)
THE OTHER SIDE OF HOPE (Kaurismaki, Fin)
THE PARTY (Potter, UK)
PATRIOT (Conrad, US)
PENDULAR (Murat, Br) THE QUEEN OF SPAIN (Trueba, Sp)
RETURN TO MONTAUK (Schlondorff, Ger)
SCHOOL NUMBER 3 (Smith/Genoux, Ukr)
SMALL TALK (Huang, Tai)
SPOOR (Holland, Pol)
SS-GB (Kadelbach, UK)
STRONG ISLAND (Ford, US)
SUMMER 1993 (Simon, Sp)
TOM OF FINLAND (Karukoski, Fin)
T2 TRAINSPOTTING (Boyle, UK)
VICEROY'S HOUSE (Chadha, Ind)
THE WOUND (Trengove, SA)


Berlinale site 66th Berlin International
Film Festival

11-21 FEBRUARY 2016
in Berlin, Germany


2 0 1 6   A W A R D S
Golden Bear: FIRE AT SEA
Silver Bear: DEATH IN SARAJEVO
Director: Mia Hansen-Love (THINGS TO COME)
Actress: Trine Dyrholm (THE COMMUNE)
Actor: Majd Mastoura (HEDI)
Script: Tomasz Wasilewski
(UNITED STATES OF LOVE)
First Feature: Mohamed Ben Attia (HEDI)
Bauer Prize: A LULLABY TO THE SORROWFUL MYSTERY
Artistic Contribution: Mark Lee Ping-Bing (CROSSCURRENT)
Teddy Bear: TOMCAT
Teddy - doc: KIKI
Audience Award - Panorama: JUNCTION 48
Audience Award - Doc: WHO'S GONNA LOVE ME NOW
Honorary Golden Bear: Michael Ballhaus
Berlinale Camera: Ben Barenholtz, Tim Robbins
and Marlies Kirchner
Crystal Bear - Kplus: THE TRAP
Crystal Bear - 14plus: MELLOW MUD
Grand Prix - Kplus: RARA
Grand Prix - 14plus: PLANTS
Fipresci - Competition: DEATH IN SARAJEVO
Fipresci - Panorama: ALOYS
Fipresci - Forum: THE REVOLUTION WON'T BE TELEVISED
Ecumenical - Competition: FIRE AT SEA
Ecumenical - Panorama: THE FIRST, THE LAST
Ecumenical - Forum: BARAKAH MEETS BARAKAH and THOSE WHO JUMP
Cicae - Panorama: FUKUSHIMA, MON AMOUR
Cicae - Forum: ILLEGITIMATE
German Art House Cinemas: 24 WEEKS
Label Europa: THE FIRST, THE LAST
Perspektive: Janna Ji Wonders (WALCHENSEE FOREVER)
Caligari: IN THE LAST DAYS OF THE CITY
Peace Film: A MAID FOR EACH
Amnesty: FIRE AT SEA and ROYAHAYE DAME SOBH
Arte International: Alvaro Brechner
(MEMORIES FROM THE CELL)
Heiner Carow: FUKUSHIMA, MON AMOUR
Berliner Morganpost Readers: FIRE AT SEA
Tagesspiefel Readers: WE ARE NEVER ALONE
R E V I E W E D   2 0 1 6   F I L M S
ALONE IN BERLIN (Perez, Ger)
BEING 17 (Techine, Fr)
CENTRE OF MY WORLD (Erwa, Ger)
CHI-RAQ (Lee, US)
COLONIA (Gallenberger, Ger)
THE COMMUNE (Vinterberg, Den)
FIRE AT SEA (Rosi, It)
GOAT (Neel, US)
HAIL, CAESAR! (Coen/Coen, US)
INDIGNATION (Schamus, US)
INSIDE THE CHINESE CLOSET (Luvara, Ned)
JONATHAN (Lewandowski, Ger)
LIEBMANN (Herrmann, Ger)
LITTLE MEN (Sachs, US)
MAGGIE'S PLAN (Miller, US)
MAPPLETHORPE: LOOK AT THE PICTURES (Bailey/Barbato, US)
MILES AHEAD (Cheadle, US)
MIDNIGHT SPECIAL (Nichols, US)
THE ONES BELOW (Farr, UK)
A QUIET PASSION(Davies, UK)
REMAINDER (Fast, UK)
THEO AND HUGO (Martineau/Ducastel, Fr)
THINGS TO COME (Hansen-Love, Fr)
TOMCAT (Klaus, Aut)
UNCLE HOWARD (Brookner, US)
WHERE TO INVADE NEXT (Moore, US)
WHO'S GONNA LOVE ME NOW (Heymann/Heymann, Isr)
YOU'LL NEVER BE ALONE (Santa Ana, Chl)
ZERO DAYS (Gibney, US)

* review coming

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