Berlinale: Press Releases


Press Releases 2014

Short Notes

Jun 18, 2013:
On the current events in Turkey

The Berlinale calls on the Prime Minister of Turkey to recognize the freedoms of opinion and assembly as fundamental democratic rights. Only open dialogue on cultural, social and political conflicts enables a society to develop itself further and find peaceful solutions.

"...for art is the daughter of freedom" / Friedrich von Schiller, On the Aesthetic Education of Man, 1795