Press Releases 2021

Competition | Panorama | Berlinale Shorts | Forum & Forum Expanded | Generation | Perspektive Deutsches Kino | Retrospective, Berlinale Classics & Homage | Additional Information | Encounters | Berlinale Special & Berlinale Series

Apr 28, 2021: Berlinale: Altered Infection Protection Act Limits Summer Special Options

The festival directors are currently in contact with the authorities to determine the next steps for an all-outdoor event [...]
Encounters | Awards

Mar 05, 2021: Berlinale 2021: Awards in the Encounters Section

The Encounters jury has decided on the prizes [...]
Competition | Berlinale Shorts | Generation | Encounters | Awards

Feb 26, 2021: Schedule for the Jury Decisions 2021

During the Industry Event (March 1 to 5) of the 71st Berlinale, the Juries of the Competition and the sections Berlinale Shorts, Encounters and Generation will announce their award decisions [...]
Encounters | Awards

Feb 18, 2021: Encounters Jury

A three-member jury will choose the winners for Best Film, Best Director and a Special Jury Award, and will announce them during the Berlinale Industry Event on March 5 [...]

Feb 10, 2021: Encounters – Regaining a Sense of Discovery

The competitive section Encounters was introduced in 2020. Its goal is to support new voices in cinema and to give more room to diverse narrative and documentary forms in the official film selection [...]