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2016 Berlin Film Festival

2016 Berlin International

Film Festival Winners

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The 66th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 11th to the 21st February, 2016

The Berlin International Film Festival known as the Berlinale takes places annually in February and is regarded as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.

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Opening Night Film: Hail, Caesar! directed by Joel and Ethan Coen starring Josh Brolin, George Clooney, Alden Ehrenreich, Tilda Swinton, Ralph Fiennes, Jonah Hill, Scarlett Johansson, Frances McDormand and Channing Tatum

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Golden Bear for Best Film:  Fire at Sea  by Gianfranco Rosi

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Silver Bear for Best Director:  Mia Hansen-Løve for Things to Come

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Silver Bear for Best Actor:  Majd Mastoura for Hedi

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Silver Bear for Best Actress:  Trine Dyrholm for The Commune

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Silver Bear for Best Script: Tomasz Wasilewski for United States of Love

2015 Berlin Film Festival

2015 Berlin International

Film Festival Winners

 65B Film Festival Poster 2015

The 65th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 5th to the 15th February, 2015

The Berlin International Film Festival known as the Berlinale takes places annually in February and is regarded as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.

The Opening Night film was Nobody Wants the Night directed by Isobel Cioxet starring Juliette Binoche, Gabriel Byrne, Rinko Kikuchi and Matt Salinger.

Nobody wants the Night

Winners of the five main prizes at the 2015 Berlin Film Festival were as follows: –

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Golden Bear (Best Film): Taxi directed by Jafar Panahi

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Silver Bear (Best Director): shared between – Radu Jude for Aferim!

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Best Actor: Tom Courtenay – 45 Years

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Best Actress: Charlotte Rampling – 45 Years

Silver Bear for Best Script: Patricio Guzmán for The Pearl Button

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Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/65th_Berlin_International_Film_Festival

 

2014 Berlin Film Festival

2014 Berlin International Film Festival Winners

 BIFF 2014

The 64th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from February 6 to 16, 2014

The Berlin International Film Festival known as the Berlinale takes places annually in February and is regarded as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.

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The Opening Night film was The Grand Hotel Budapest directed by Wes Anderson

Winners of the five main prizes at the 2014 Berlin Film Festival were as follows: –

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Golden Bear (Best Film) – Black Coal, Thin Ice directed by Diao Yinan

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Silver Bear (Best Director) – Richard Linklater for Boyhood starring Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette, Ellar Coltrane & Lorelei Linklater

Best Actor – Liao Fan for Black Coal, Thin Ice

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Best Actress – Haru Kuroki for The Little House

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Silver Bear for Best Screenplay – Stations of the Cross written by Dietrich Brüggemann

Source: – http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/64th_Berlin_International_Film_Festival

 

2013 Berlin Film Festival

2013 Berlin International Film Festival Winners

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The Berlin International Film Festival known as the Berlinale takes places annually in February and is regarded as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.

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The Opening Night Film was The Grand Master directed by Wong Kar-wai

Winners of the four main prizes at the 2013 Berlin Film Festival were as follows: –

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Golden Bear (Best Film) – Child’s Pose (Poziţia Copilului) directed by Călin Peter Netzer

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Silver Bear (Best Director) – David Gordon Green for Prince Avalanche

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Best Actor – Nazif Mujić – An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker

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Best Actress – Paulina García – Gloria

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2013_Berlin_Film_Festival

2012 Berlin Film Festival

2012 Berlin International Film Festival Winners

BIFF 2012

The Berlin International Film Festival known as the Berlinale takes places annually in February and is regarded as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.

Winners of the four main prizes at the 2012 Berlin Film Festival were as follows: –

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Golden Bear (Best Film) – Cesare deve morire (Caesar Must Die) directed by Paolo and Vittorio Taviani

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Silver Bear (Best Director) – Christian Petzold for Barbara

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Best Actor – Mikkel FølsgaardA Royal Affair

War Witch

Best Actress – Rachel MwanzaWar Witch

 

2011 Berlin Film Festival

2011 Berlin International Film Festival Winners

BIFF 2011

The Berlin International Film Festival known as the Berlinale takes places annually in February and is regarded as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.

Winners of the four main prizes at the 2011 Berlin Film Festival were as follows: –

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Golden Bear (Best Film) – A Separation directed by Asghar Farhadi

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Silver Bear (Best Director) – Ulrich Köhler for Sleeping Sickness

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Best Actor was shared between – Peiman Ma’adi, Shahab Hosseini, Ali-Asghar Shahbazi, Babak Karimi – A Separation

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Best Actress was shared between – Sareh Bayat, Sarina Farhadi, Leila Hatami, Kimia Hosseini – A Separation

2010 Berlin Film Festival

2010 Berlin International Film Festival Winners

BIFF 2010

The Berlin International Film Festival known as the Berlinale takes places annually in February and is regarded as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.

Winners of the four main prizes at the 2010 Berlin Film Festival were as follows: –

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Golden Bear (Best Film) – Honey (Bal) directed by Semih Kaplanoğlu

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Silver Bear (Best Director) – The Ghost Writer directed by Roman Polanski

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Best Actor shared between Grigoriy Dobrygin and Sergei PuskepalisHow I Ended This Summer (Kak Ya Provel Etim Letom)

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Best Actress – Shinobu TerajimaCaterpillar

 

2009 Berlin Film Festival

2009 Berlin International Film Festival Winners

BIFF 2009

The Berlin International Film Festival known as the Berlinale takes places annually in February and is regarded
as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.

Winners of the four main prizes at the 2009 Berlin Film Festival were as follows: –

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Golden Bear (Best Film) –The Milk of Sorrow directed by Claudia Llosa

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Silver Bear (Best Director) – Asghar Farhadi for About Elly

London_River

Best Actor – Sotigui Kouyaté – London River

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Best Actress – Birgit MinichmayrAlle Anderen – Everyone Else

 

2008 Berlin Film Festival

2008 Berlin International Film Festival Winners

BIFF 2008

The Berlin International Film Festival known as the Berlinale takes places annually in February and is regarded as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.

Winners of the four main prizes at the 2008 Berlin Film Festival were as follows: –

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Golden Bear (Best Film) – Elite Squad directed by Jose Padilha

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Silver Bear (Best Director) – Paul Thomas Anderson – There Will Be Blood

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Best Actor – Reza NajiThe Song of Sparrows (Avaze gonjeshk-ha)

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Best Actress – Sally Hawkins – Happy Go Lucky

2007 Berlin Film Festival

2007 Berlin International Film Festival Winners

 BIFF 2007

The Berlin International Film Festival known as the Berlinale takes places annually in February and is regarded
as one of the most prestigious film festivals in the world.

Winners of the four main prizes at the 2007 Berlin Film Festival were as follows: –

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Golden Bear (Best Film) – Tuya’s Marriage (Tuya de hun shi) directed by Wang Quan’an

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Silver Bear (Best Director) – Joseph Cedar for Beaufort

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Best Actor – Julio ChávezThe Other (El Otro)

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Best Actress – Nina HossYella

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