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 [...]
Forum & Forum Expanded

May 17, 2021: Forum Special Programme: “Fiktionsbescheinigung. 16 Cinematic Perspectives on Germany”

The connections between culture in general, cinema in particular, society and racism are currently the subject of controversial discussion. The Berlinale Forum steps into the debate by presenting the film and discussion series “Fiktionsbescheinigung. 16 Cinematic Perspectives on Germany” [...]
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 [...]
Forum & Forum Expanded

Feb 09, 2021: Slaloming Between Fiction and Documentary: the Films of the 51st Berlinale Forum

Work, love, friendship, cinema: today, all these things have to be managed very differently than a year ago. The certainties we were still able to rely on in autumn 2019 have become porous [...]
Forum & Forum Expanded

Feb 09, 2021: 16th Forum Expanded - The Days Float Through My Eyes

The Forum Expanded film selection consists of four short film selections, one medium-length film and two feature-length films, with a total of 18 films to be shown in March [...]
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 [...]
Forum & Forum Expanded

Nov 30, 2020: Berlinale Spotlight: 50 Years of the Forum in New York

Together with film curators of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), the Berlinale Forum has put together six programmes entitled “Comes the Revolution: The Berlinale Forum at 50”, which can be seen online from December 14 to 20 [...]