Institutional Funding

Berlinale Spotlight: World Cinema Fund at the Berlin film festival “Around the World in 14 Films”

This year, another Berlinale Spotlight: World Cinema Fund will be presented at “Around the World in 14 Films” (November 21 - 30, 2019). On November 24, 2019, five fiction films that were funded by the WCF will be screened - including four productions that celebrated their world premieres at internationally renowned festivals in 2019.

Berlinale Spotlight: Berlinale Shorts in Iran and South Asia

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Institutional Funding

Retrospective 2020: King Vidor

The Retrospective of the 70th Berlin International Film Festival will be dedicated to the American film director, producer, and screenwriter King Vidor (1894-1982).

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Forum

New Head Appoints Selection Committee

Film critic, author and curator Cristina Nord, head of Berlinale Forum since August 1, 2019, has assembled a new programming team.

Berlinale Series | European Film Market & Co-Production Market

Berlinale 2020: New Head for Berlinale Series, and “Drama Series Days” Becomes “Berlinale Series Market”

The Berlin International Film Festival has been emphasising series in the official programme since 2015 with Berlinale Series. In February 2020, Zoo Palast cinema will once again host the Berlinale Series programme, which is open to the public. The successful industry platform taking place at the same location will henceforth be known as “Berlinale Series Market” (previously “Drama Series Days”).