Press Releases 2021

Awards | Competition | Encounters | Panorama | Forum & Forum Expanded | Generation | Perspektive Deutsches Kino

May 27, 2021: GWFF Best First Feature Award

The award will be presented during the official Award Ceremony at the Freiluftkino Museumsinsel on June 13, 2021 at 9.00 pm [...]
Awards | Competition | Berlinale Special & Berlinale Series | Encounters | Panorama | Forum & Forum Expanded | Generation | Perspektive Deutsches Kino

May 27, 2021: Berlinale Documentary Award – Funded by rbb

In total, 16 documentary forms from the sections Competition, Berlinale Special, Encounters, Panorama, Forum, Generation and Perspektive Deutsches Kino are nominated for the Berlinale Documentary Award [...]
Generation

May 26, 2021: Award-winning Films for a Young Audience as Part of the Berlinale Summer Special

The Berlinale is the only major international film festival that also offers a programme for cinephiles under the age of 18: international cinema at the cutting edge which reflects the realities, fantasies and desires of young people [...]
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 [...]
Generation | Awards

Mar 04, 2021: Generation Kplus and 14plus: The Awards of the Generation International Jury

From a selection of a total of 15 feature films, and due to the pandemic with one jury for both competitions, the members of the International Jury of Generation have announced the winners [...]
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 [...]
Generation | Awards

Feb 18, 2021: Generation Juries 2021

The actress Jella Haase, the director Mees Peijnenburg and the director / writer Melanie Waelde form the International Jury of the 44th Generation [...]
Generation

Feb 08, 2021: Berlinale Generation 2021: Whispering Softly, Shouting Loudly

With seven world premieres and six debuts among the 15 selected films, Generation offers significant artistic diversity in the two competitions Kplus and 14plus, even with this year’s reduced selection [...]
Competition | Panorama | Berlinale Shorts | Forum & Forum Expanded | Generation | Perspektive Deutsches Kino | Retrospective, Berlinale Classics & Homage | Awards

Feb 01, 2021: Golden Bear Winners Form the International Jury of the 71st Berlinale

With the 71st Berlin International Film Festival, the Berlinale is entering into new territory. The festival will take place in two stages. As already announced, the Industry Event kicks off from March 1 to 5, 2021. From June 9 to 20, the Berlinale will invite the audience to the Summer Special [...]
Generation | Additional Information

Sep 14, 2020: Berlinale Spotlight: Generation in Japan 2020

With its specially curated programmes, the Berlinale has been present around the world for many years. Moreover, the Berlinale Spotlight extends the festival period and makes the activities of the Berlinale visible throughout the year [...]
Competition | Generation | European Film Market & Co-Production Market | Awards | Additional Information

Aug 24, 2020: Berlinale 2021: Festival Planned as Physical Event / New: Gender-Neutral Performance Awards

The Berlin International Film Festival has made its first decisions for the 2021 festival. The Berlinale 2021 is being planned as a physical festival. A hybrid model is intended for the European Film Market (EFM) [...]