It feels like the last Berlinale has only just taken place, later than usual this year, but the next one should go according to plan – and that’s why the jury president for the 72nd Berlin International Film Festival has already been decided: American filmmaker M. Night Shyamalan will be chairman judge the competition. The festival is scheduled to start on February
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The drama “Alcarràs” was awarded the Golden Bear for the best film at the Berlinale. Actress Meltem Kaptan won the Silver Bear for her role as the mother of former Guantanamo prisoner Kurnaz.
The international Berlinale jury, headed by US director M. Night Shyamalan, awarded the main prizes at the 72nd Berlin Film Festival. The Spanish-Italian drama “Alcarràs” by Carla Simón about peach farmers in Spain won the Golden Bear.
Actress Meltem Kaptan was awarded a
The Berlinale wants to show 260 long and short films this time, divided into nine sections. A drop of 20 percent compared to 2020. In the second year without any real Berlinale atmosphere, the selection of films will be more compact and clear. Just like the number of viewers. But at least people will probably be allowed to come this year. The organizers plan with a 50 percent seat occupancy, access only with 2G +, the duration: 7 instead of
The next – the 72nd – edition of the Berlin Film Festival is to be held from February 10 to 16 in the German capital, and will begin with the screening of Peter von Kant, by French director François Ozon, notably with Isabelle Adjani. “We are particularly happy to welcome François Ozon again to the festival and to open the next edition with his film, screened in the official selection,” wrote the management of the Berlinale in a press
Director M. Night Shyamalan, a specialist in creepy stories, will be the jury president of the 72nd Berlinale.