The dates for the 65th Berlinale have been set.
Fortissimo Films has signed a string of deals on several titles on its Berlin slate, including further sales on Ira Sachs’ Love Is Strange, which has gone to Spain (Golem) and Italy (Koch Media) among other territories.
EXCLUSIVE: Fast-rising global genre specialist XYZ Films has reported a strong response to its recent Berlin sales slate led by Brian Horiuchi’s ensemble sci-fi drama Parts Per Billion.
Asia was the big winner at the 64th Berlin Film Festival, taking home four Bears, including the Golden Bear for Best Film and Silver Bear for Best Actor (Liao Fan) for Diao Yinan’s Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai Ri Yan Huo).
Diao Yinan’s noir Black Coal, Thin Ice (Bai Ri Yan Huo) took the Golden Bear at the Berlin Film Festival in a triumphant night for Chinese cinema.
Other winners of the independent jury awards at the Berlin Film Festival include Stations of the Cross, At Home and documentary The Square.
Angelina Jolie exec produced film wins at Berlin Film Festival.
Crystal Bears awarded to 52 Tuesdays in the Generation 14plus and Killa in the Generation Kplus sections.
Veteran French director Alain Resnais’ latest feature Life Of Riley (Aimer, Boire et Chanter) has received the Fipresci International Critics Prize as the Best Film in the 64th Berlinale’s Competition.
As usual, the Screen jury grid provides an intriguing and debate-worthy pointer to some of the key films in competition at this year’s Berlin Film Festival.