The festival is divided into the following sections and a mutable number of special presentations.
The festival's centrepiece screens the films that will be talked about.
Space for the extraordinary, the glamorous and the festival's special concerns.
A platform aiming to foster aesthetically and structurally daring works.
The short film competition of the Berlinale is a seismograph of the present and reflects it with the means of cinematic art.
Panorama screens extraordinary cinema and is a traditional audience favourite.
Reflection on the medium of film, social and artistic discourse and aesthetic obstinacy.
Films that matter. For young cineastes and everyone else.
Discover film history and view it anew in screenings of the highest quality.
Brings festival films to art house cinemas.