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Berlin Film Festival

One of the "A" festivals in Europe. The Berlin International Film Festival, also called the "Berlinale" is held annually in February and started 1951 after an initiative of the American, who occupied part of the city after World War II. The jury always placed special emphasis on representing films from all over the world, from the former Eastern Bloc Countries as well as from Western countries. The award are called Golden and Silver Bears (as the Bear is the symbol of Berlin).

List of Winners

Golden Bear

Year Film Director Country
2003 In this World[?] Michael Winterbottom[?] United Kingdom
2002 Spirited Away Hayao Miyazaki Japan
Bloody Sunday[?] Paul Greengrass[?] UK/Ireland
2001 Intimacy[?] Patrice Chéreau[?] France
2000 Magnolia[?] Paul Thomas Anderson[?] United States
1999 The Thin Red Line Terrence Malick United States
1998 Central Station[?] Walter Salles[?] Brazil
1997 The People vs. Larry Flynt Milos Forman United States
1996 Sense and Sensibility Ang Lee United States
1995 Fresh Bait[?] Bertrand Tavernier[?] United States
1994 In the Name of the Father Jim Sheridan[?] UK/Ireland
1993 The Women from the Lake of Scented Souls[?] Xie Fei[?] China
The Wedding Banquet[?] Ang Lee Taiwan
1992 Grand Canyon[?] Lawrence Kasdan[?] United States
1991 La Casa del sorriso[?] Marco Ferreri[?] Italy
1990 Music Box[?] Constantin Costa-Gavras United States
Larks on a String[?] Jiri Menzel[?] Czechoslovakia
1989 Rain Man Barry Levinson[?] United States
German language Wikipedia includes winners since 1951.

External links

see also other film festivals, Oscars



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