68th Berlin International Film Festival

The 68th annual Berlin International Film Festival took place from 15 to 25 February 2018.[1] German film-maker Tom Tykwer served as Jury President.[2]

68th Berlin International Film Festival
Festival poster
Opening filmIsle of Dogs
Closing filmTouch Me Not
LocationBerlin, Germany
Founded1951
AwardsGolden Bear (Touch Me Not)
Festival date15–25 February 2018
Websiteberlinale.de

American film director Wes Anderson's animated film Isle of Dogs opened the festival, becoming first animated film to open the fest.[3] The Romanian film Touch Me Not directed by Adina Pintilie won the Golden Bear, which also served as the closing night film.[4]

Jury

Main Competition

The following people were named for the jury for the Berlinale Competition section:[5]

In competition

The following films were selected for the main competition for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards:[7][8][9][10][11]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
3 Days in Quiberon3 Tage in QuiberonEmily AtefGermany, Austria, France
DamselDavid Zellner, Nathan ZellnerUnited States
Don't Worry, He Won't Get Far on FootGus Van SantUnited States
Daughter of MineFiglia miaLaura BispuriItaly, Germany, Switzerland
DovlatovДовлатовAleksei Alekseivich GermanRussia, Poland, Serbia
EvaBenoît JacquotFrance
The HeiressesLas herederasMarcelo MartinessiParaguay, Germany, Uruguay, Norway, Brazil, France
In the AislesIn den GängenThomas StuberGermany
Isle of DogsWes AndersonUnited States
My Brother's Name Is Robert and He Is an IdiotMein Bruder heißt Robert und ist ein IdiotPhilip GröningGermany, France
MugTwarzMałgorzata SzumowskaPoland
MuseumMuseoAlonso RuizpalaciosMexico
PigKhook (خوک)Mani HaghighiIran
The PrayerLa prièreCédric KahnFrance
The Real EstateToppen av ingentingMåns MånssonSweden, United Kingdom
Season of the DevilAng panahon ng halimawLav DiazPhilippines
Touch Me NotNu mă atinge-măAdina PintilieRomania, Germany, Czech Republic, Bulgaria, France
TransitChristian PetzoldGermany, France
U – 22 JulyUtøya 22. juliErik PoppeNorway

Out of competition

The following films were selected to be screened out of competition:[11]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
7 Days in EntebbeJosé PadilhaUnited States, United Kingdom
ÁgaMilko LazarovBulgaria, Germany, France
Black 47Lance DalyIreland, Luxembourg
EldoradoMarkus ImhoofSwitzerland, Germany
UnsaneSteven SoderberghUnited States

Panorama

The following films were selected for the Panorama section:[12][13]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
L'AnimaleKatharina MücksteinAustria
Boys CryLa terra dell'abbastanzaDamiano D'Innocenzo, Fabio D'InnocenzoItaly
ForebodingYochō: Sanpo suru shinryakusha (予兆 散歩する侵略者)Kiyoshi KurosawaJapan
GarbageQaushiq MukherjeeIndia
GenesisGenezisÁrpád BogdánHungary
Girls Always HappyRou qing shiYang MingmingChina
Hard PaintTinta brutaMarcio Reolon, Filipe MatzembacherBrazil
HorizonHorizontiTinatin KajrishviliGeorgia, Sweden
Human, Space, Time and HumanInkan, gongkan, sikan grigo inkan (인간, 공간, 시간 그리고 인간)Kim Ki-dukSouth Korea
InvasionHojoom (هجوم)Shahram MokriIran
JibrilHenrika KullGermany
LandBabak JalaliItaly, France, Netherlands, Mexico, Qatar
LemonadeLuna de miereIoana UricaruRomania
Malambo, the Good ManMalambo, el hombre buenoSantiago LozaArgentina
MarilynMartín Rodríguez RedondoArgentina, Chile
The OmissionLa omisiónSebastián SchjaerArgentina, Netherlands, Switzerland
A Paris EducationMes provincialesJean Paul CiveyracFrance
ProfileTimur BekmambetovUnited States, United Kingdom, Cyprus, Russia
River's EdgeIsao YukisadaJapan
Shock Waves – Diary of My MindOndes de choc – Journal de ma têteUrsula MeierSwitzerland
Shock Waves – First Name: MathieuOndes de choc – Prénom: MathieuLionel BaierSwitzerland
StyxWolfgang FischerGermany, Austria
Sunday's IllnessLa enfermedad del domingoRamón SalazarSpain
Thirty SoulsTrinta LumesDiana ToucedoSpain
When the Trees FallKoly padayut derevaMarysia NikitiukUkraine, Poland, Republic of Macedonia
Xiao MeiMaren HwangTaiwan
YardieIdris ElbaUnited Kingdom

Panorama Dokumente

The following films were selected for the Panorama Dokumente section:[12][13]

English title Original title Director(s) Production country
Central Airport THFZentralflughafen THFKarim AïnouzGermany, Brazil, France
Ex ShamanEx PajéLuiz BolognesiBrazil
Family LifeFamilienlebenRosa Hannah ZieglerGermany
Game GirlsAlina SkrzeszewskaFrance, Germany
Generation WealthLauren GreenfieldUnited States
Hotel JugoslavijaNicolas WagnièresSwitzerland
I See Red PeopleJe vois rougeClaudia Priscilla, Bojina PanayotovaFrance, Bulgaria
Kinshasa MakamboDieudo Hamadi, Bojina PanayotovaCongo, France, Switzerland, Germany, Qatar, Norway
Matangi/Maya/M.I.A.Steve LoveridgeUnited States, United Kingdom, Sri Lanka
Obscuro BarrocoEvangelia KraniotiFrance, Greece
PartisanLutz Pehnert, Matthias Ehlert, Adama UlrichGermany
ShakedownLeilah WeinraubUnited States
Shut Up and Play the PianoPhilipp JedickeGermany, France, United Kingdom
The Silence of OthersAlmudena Carracedo, Robert BaharUnited States, Spain
The Silk and the FlameJordan SchieleUnited States
That SummerGöran Hugo OlssonSweden, Denmark, United States
Tranny FagBixa TravestyClaudia Priscilla, Kiko GoifmanBrazil
The TrialO processoMaria RamosBrazil, Germany, Netherlands
What Comes AroundAl Gami'yaReem SalehLebanon, Egypt, Greece, Qatar, Slovenia
When the War ComesAž přijde válkaJan GebertCzech Republic, Croatia

Awards

The following prizes were awarded:[5][14]

References

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