Berlinale: Press Releases

Press Releases 2002

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May 01, 2001:
Dieter Kosslick - new director of the Berlinale

Since May 1, 2001, Dieter Kosslick is the new director of the Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin. The 52nd Berlinale (February 6-17, 2002) will be the first festival under his artistical and organizational direction.

In July 2000 the Land of Berlin and the Federal Government of Germany appointed him director of Germanys prestigious international film festival in 2001. After nine years as executive director of the North Rhine-Westphalia Film Foundation, Dieter Kosslick took up his new position in the capital as head of the Berlinale on May 1.