66th Berlin International Film Festival

The 66th Berlin International Film Festival was held from 11 to 21 February 2016, with American actress Meryl Streep as the President of the Jury.[1][2] The Honorary Golden Bear for lifetime achievement was presented to German cinematographer Michael Ballhaus.[3] Hail, Caesar!, directed by Joel and Ethan Coen, was selected to open the festival.[4] The Golden Bear was awarded to the Italian documentary Fire at Sea, directed by Gianfranco Rosi, which also serves as closing night film.[5][6][7]

66th Berlin International Film Festival
Festival poster
Opening filmHail, Caesar!
Closing filmFire at Sea
LocationBerlin, Germany
Founded1951
AwardsGolden Bear (Fire at Sea)
Festival date11–21 February 2016
Websitewww.berlinale.de

Jury

Main Competition

The following people were on the jury for the Berlinale Competition section:[8][9]

First Feature

The following people were on the jury for the Best First Feature Award:[10]

Short Film

The following people were on the jury for the Berlinale Shorts section:[11]

  • Sheikha Hoor Al-Qasimi, UAE curator, artist and lecturer
  • Katerina Gregos, Greek curator, writer and lecturer
  • Avi Mograbi, Israeli filmmaker, video artist and lecturer

In competition

The following films were selected for the main competition for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards:[12][13][14]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Boris Without BéatriceBoris sans BéatriceDenis CôtéCanada
GeniusMichael GrandageUnited Kingdom, United States
Alone in BerlinVincent PérezGermany, France, United Kingdom
Midnight SpecialJeff NicholsUnited States
Zero DaysAlex GibneyUnited States
Letters from WarCartas da GuerraIvo FerreiraPortugal
A Dragon Arrives!Ejhdeha Vared Mishavad! Mani HaghighiIran
Fire at SeaFuocoammareGianfranco RosiItaly, France
A Lullaby to the Sorrowful MysteryHele sa Hiwagang HapisLav DiazPhilippines, Singapore
The CommuneKollektivetThomas VinterbergDenmark, Sweden, Netherlands
Things to ComeL'AvenirMia Hansen-LøveFrance, Germany
Being 17Quand on a 17 ansAndré TéchinéFrance
Death in SarajevoMort à Sarajevo / Smrt u SarajevuDanis TanovićFrance, Bosnia and Herzegovina
United States of LoveZjednoczone stany miłościTomasz WasilewskiPoland, Sweden
24 Weeks24 WochenAnne Zohra BerrachedGermany
CrosscurrentChang Jiang TuYang ChaoChina
HediInhebbek HediMohamed Ben AttiaTunisia, Belgium, France
Soy NeroRafi PittsGermany, France, Mexico

Out of competition

The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[4][14]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Hail, Caesar!Joel and Ethan CoenUnited States
Chi-RaqSpike LeeUnited States
News from Planet MarsDes nouvelles de la planète MarsDominik MollFrance, Belgium
The PatriarchMahanaLee TamahoriNew Zealand
Saint-AmourBenoît DelépineFrance, Belgium

Panorama

The following films were selected for the Panorama section:[15][16][17]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
I, Olga HepnarováJá, Olga HepnarováTomáš Weinreb, Petr KazdaCzech Republic, Poland, Slovakia, France
Junction 48Udi AloniIsrael, Germany, United States
The First, the LastLes Premiers, les DerniersBouli LannersFrance, Belgium
Maggie's PlanRebecca MillerUnited States
NakomKelly Daniela Norris, T. W. PittmanGhana, United States
RemainderOmer FastUnited Kingdom, Germany
On the Other SideS one straneZrinko OgrestaCroatia, Serbia
Starve Your DogHicham LasriMorocco
Sand StormSufat CholElite ZexerIsrael
Paris 05:59Théo et Hugo dans le même bateauOlivier Ducastel, Jacques MartineauFrance
The Ones BelowDavid FarrUnited Kingdom
War on EveryoneJohn Michael McDonaghUnited Kingdom
AloysTobias NölleSwitzerland, France
The Tenth ManEl rey del OnceDaniel BurmanArgentina
GoatAndrew NeelUnited States
Fukushima, mon AmourGrüße aus FukushimaDoris DörrieGermany
IndignationJames SchamusUnited States
JonathanPiotr J. LewandowskiGermany
TomcatKaterHändl KlausAustria
The Black FrostLa helada negraMaximiliano SchonfeldArgentina
LantouriReza DormishianIran
Little MenIra SachsUnited States
The Wounded AngelRanenyy AngelEmir BaigazinKazakhstan, France, Germany
While the Women Are SleepingWayne WangJapan
Time Was EndlessAntes o tempo não acabavaSérgio Andrade, Fábio BaldoBrazil, Germany
All of a SuddenAuf EinmalAslı ÖzgeGermany, Netherlands, France
Much Ado About NothingAquí no ha pasado nadaAlejandro Fernández AlmendrasChile, United States, France
The Bacchus LadyJug-yeo-ju-neun Yeo-jaE J-yongSouth Korea
Road to IstanbulLa Route d'IstanbulRachid BoucharebAlgeria, France, Belgium
Don't Call Me SonMãe só há umaAnna MuylaertBrazil
You'll Never Be AloneNunca vas a estar soloÁlex AnwandterChile
Dog DaysSan Fu TianJordan SchieleHong Kong, China
ShelleyAli AbbasiDenmark, Sweden
Shepherds and ButchersOliver SchmitzSouth Africa, United States, Germany

Panorama Dokumente

The following films were selected for the Panorama Dokumente section:[15][16][17]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Don't Blink – Robert FrankLaura IsraelUnited States, France
Hotel DallasLivia Ungur, Sherng-Lee HuangRomania, United States
The GDR ComplexDer Ost-KomplexJochen HickGermany
Mapplethorpe: Look at the PicturesFenton Bailey, Randy BarbatoUnited States, Germany
MariupolisMantas KvedaraviciusLithuania, Germany, France, Ukraine
Uncle HowardAaron BrooknerUnited Kingdom, United States
Brothers of the NightBrüder der NachtPatric ChihaAustria
CurumimMarcos PradoBrazil
Europe, She LovesJan GassmannSwitzerland, Germany
Inside the Chinese ClosetSophia LuvaràNetherlands
KikiSara JordenöSweden, United States
Strike a PoseEster Gould, Reijer ZwaanNetherlands
The Lovers and the DespotRob Cannan, Ross AdamUnited Kingdom
WeekendsLee Dong-haSouth Korea
Who's Gonna Love Me Now?Tomer Heymann, Barak HeymannIsrael, United Kingdom
My LandWu TuFan JianChina
Zona NorteMonika TreutGermany

Teddy30

The following films were selected to be screened as part of Teddy Award's 30th anniversary celebration:[15]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
1 Berlin HarlemLothar Lambert, Wolfram ZobusWest Germany
Different from the OthersAnders als die AndernRichard OswaldGermany
Before StonewallGreta Schiller, Robert RosenbergUnited States
The Enchantment of the Blue SailorsDie Betörung der Blauen MatrosenUlrike OttingerWest Germany
The Meadow of ThingsDie Wiese der SachenHeinz EmigholzWest Germany
Gendernauts: A Journey Through Shifting IdentitiesGendernauts – Eine Reise durch die GeschlechterMonika TreutGermany
I Shot Andy WarholMary HarronUnited States
I, You, He, SheJe, tu, il, elleChantal AkermanFrance, Belgium
Looking for LangstonIsaac JulienUnited Kingdom
Hide and SeekMachboimDan WolmanIsrael
Marble AssŽelimir ŽilnikFederal Republic of Yugoslavia
Nitrate KissesBarbara HammerUnited States
The Watermelon WomanCheryl DunyeUnited States
Tongues UntiedMarlon RiggsUnited States
A Whole NightToute une nuitChantal AkermanFrance, Belgium
In a Glass CageTras el cristalAgustí VillarongaSpain

Berlinale Special

The following films were selected for the Berlinale Special section:[12]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
A Serious GameDen allvarsamma lekenPernilla AugustSweden, Denmark, Norway
Miles AheadDon CheadleUnited States
A Quiet PassionTerence DaviesUnited Kingdom, Belgium
National BirdSonia KennebeckUnited States
CreepyKiyoshi KurosawaJapan
The Seasons in Quincy: Four Portraits of John BergerColin MacCabe, Christopher Roth, Bartek Dziadosz, Tilda SwintonUnited Kingdom
Where to Invade NextMichael MooreUnited States
The Music of Strangers: Yo-Yo Ma and the Silk Road EnsembleMorgan NevilleUnited States

Awards

The following prizes were awarded:[3][5][6][18][19][20][21]

References

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