Berlinale: Honorary Golden Bear

The Honorary Golden Bear

In 2016, the Berlinale will bestow an Honorary Golden Bear on German cinematographer Michael Ballhaus for his extraordinary body of work. The award ceremony on February 18, 2016 at 10 pm in the Berlinale Palast will be accompanied by a screening of Gangs of New York (USA / Italy 2002, director: Martin Scorsese).

“We are honouring Michael Ballhaus as a director of photography who was a kindred talent to directors and whose oeuvre is unique,” says Berlinale Director Dieter Kosslick.

Please find more information on the film series under Homage.

With the Honorary Golden Bear, the Berlinale pays tribute to important figures in the world of film. The award is presented for an exceptional artistic career and is given to the guest of honour of the Homage.