Angelina Jolie exec produced film wins at Berlin Film Festival.
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Ethiopian film Difret, directed by Zeresenay Berhane Mehari, has won the best fiction film prize in the 16th Panorama Audience Awards, in which Swiss feature The Circle (Der Kreis), Stefan Haupt, has also been named best documentary.
Voted for by the public, the award is presented by the Berlinale’s Panorama section in collaboration with radioeins of Berlin-Brandenburg’s public radio and television station rbb, and tip Berlin, Berlin’s city magazine.
The official award ceremony will be held on Berlinale Kinotag - a day of screenings for the public - on Sunday (Feb 16).
Difret, executive produced by Hollywood actress Angelina Jolie, centres on a young teenage girl who has to defend herself in court after killing her would-be husband during an attempt to abduct her into marriage.
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The Circle (Der Kreis) is a 1950s-set documentary-drama that follows a young teacher who falls for a transvestite star of a renowned underground club run by network Der Kreis - a pioneering organisation for gay emancipation in post-war Europe.
French doc specialist Wide House announced it had sold all US and Canadian rights to Wolfe Video during the EFM.
Panorama section head Wieland Speck, radioeins programme manager Dorothee Hackenberg and tip Berlin chief editor Stefanie Dörre will present the awards. Radioeins film expert Knut Elstermann will host the event. Directly after the ceremony, the winning fiction film will be shown. A screening of the winning documentary will follow.
The Panorama Audience Award has been given since 1999. Since 2011, both the best fiction film and the best documentary receive awards. This year the winners will receive a new statuette.
During the Berlinale, moviegoers were asked to rate the films shown in the Panorama section, either on the cards received after the screenings or online. A total of 31,000 votes were cast and counted.
This year the Panorama presented 52 full-length films from 34 countries, of which 16 screened in the Panorama Dokumente series.
Winners of the Panorama Audience Award - Fiction Film 2014
Directed by Zeresenay Berhane Mehari
Hoje eu quero voltar sozinho (The Way He Looks)
Directed by Daniel Ribeiro
Georgia / France 2014
Directed by Tinatin Kajrishvili
Winners of the Panorama Audience Award - Documentary Film 2014:
Der Kreis (The Circle)
Directed by Stefan Haupt
Finding Vivian Maier
Directed by John Maloof & Charlie Siskel
Meine Mutter, ein Krieg und ich (My Mother, a War and Me)
Directed by Tamara Trampe & Johann Feindt