Institutional Funding

Summer Special to Take Place as an Outdoor Event

The Berlinale is pleased to be able to give audiences the enjoyment of an open-air cinema experience at 16 venues in total

Institutional Funding

Berlinale Meets

Video interviews with the artists of this year's selection

European Film Market

Rethinking the relations

With two episodes, the EFM podcast is focusing on the dynamics between the Global South and the Global North. The first episode is now available.


A Cinematic Expedition

Carlo Chatrian and Mark Peranson on cinema as an explorer, the cinematographic unconscious and striking a balance among the selected works

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Forum Expanded

The Days Float Through My Eyes

Section head Stefanie Schulte Strathaus and curator Uli Ziemons on a year in which travel was almost only possible in pictures, the temporality of ritual and the search for new formats for festivals and the cinema

The Awards in the Competition of the 71st Berlinale

Radu Jude's Babardeală cu bucluc sau porno balamu (Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn) wins the 2021 Golden Bear

© Silviu Ghetie / Micro Film 2021 © Silviu Ghetie / Micro Film 2021

Meet the Winners

Reactions of the awardees of the 71st Berlinale

Look Ahead at 2022

Next year, the Berlinale will traditionally hold the festival in February again together with the European Film Market, the Berlinale Co-Production Market, Berlinale Talents and the World Cinema Fund. The 72nd Berlin International Film Festival will take place from February 10 to 20, 2022.

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International Short Film Jury

Nanu Tudor wins the Golden Bear for Best Short Film

All Berlinale Shorts awards announced

The awards of the Generation International Jury

Han Nan Xia Ri by Han Shuai und La Mif by Fred Baillif are the winning films

© Angela Regenbrecht / EFM 2021 © Angela Regenbrecht / EFM 2021
European Film Market

Successful Online Edition

On five market days from March 1 - 5, up to 12,000 market participants from 131 countries took part daily in numerous activities at the EFM

Encounters and Competition - the announcement of the winning films

Competition 2021

Carlo Chatrian and Mark Peranson on a multifaceted selection that is deeply rooted in the present

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Interview with section head Michael Stütz on the 2021 Panorama films

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Berlinale Series

Playing With Expectations

Section head Julia Fidel on the 2021 series

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Berlinale Shorts

“Tell Me about Yourself so that I Can Understand the World”

A conversation with section head Anna Henckel-Donnersmarck

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On Belonging, Not Belonging, and the Power of the Imagination

Section head Maryanne Redpath about the multi-faceted worlds young people are experiencing today


On a Zig-Zag Course

Section head Cristina Nord in conversation

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