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French film “La Vie en rose” was the biggest winner of the night, with four awards, although the foreign language prize went to “The Lives of Others.” “Atonement” won best film at the British Academy Film Awards on Sunday and Daniel Day-Lewis took the actor prize for “There Will Be Blood.” Joel and Ethan Coen received the director trophy, Marion Cotillard winning best actress for “La Vie en rose” and Diablo Cody took the original screenplay award for “Juno.” The full...

Eagle Talon The Movie will premiere on February 29th at NYIIFVF

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In keeping with their well-established tradition of showcasing the best in world animation, NYIIFVF is delighted to announce that the Japanese flash animation feature “Eagle Talon The Movie” will premiere on February 29th at 8pm at the ImaginAsian Theater with a private afterparty to follow. Directed by charismatic animator FROGMAN, Eagle Talon The Movie has received two major NYIIFVF Jury nominations including the prestigious Grand Jury Prize for Best Animation as well as a Best Director n...

Berlinale Panorama Audience Award

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 The audience has decided: the 10th Panorama Audience Award goes to Lemon Tree (Israel/Germany/France 2008) directed by Eran Riklis.The PanoramaAudienceAward has existed since 1999. Movie-goers of the 58th Berlin International Film Festival were asked to cast their ballot cards or vote online for the films screened in the Panorama section. The attendance was overwhelming. Over 20.000 votes were cast and counted. This year the Panorama presented 52 features in total, including 19 films from ...

Prizes of the independent Juries at Berlinale

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A  jury is considered independent when its members are not selected by the Berlinale. A number of independent juries award prizes at the Berlinale. The high level of quality and diversity of the films are an invitation for critical examination and discerning judgment that opens up new directions. Accordingly the independent juries award their prizes along different criteria, in accordance to the special intention linked to each award.   The following prizes are awarded by independent juries du...

Perspektive Deutsches Kino: Drifter from Sebastian Heidinger wins „Dialogue en perspective"

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A young German-French jury from TV5MONDE and the German-French Youth Office (GFYO) will award the independent prize for the fifth time at this year's 58th Berlin International Film Festival. This year, the film Drifter from Sebastian Heidinger received the prize. The „Dialogue en perspective" was initiated in 2004 by the international francophone television channel TV5MONDE and the Berlinale, and is awarded in cooperation with the GFYO to a film from the section Perspektive Deutsches Kino...

Berlinale 2008: Crystal Bears and Deutsches Kinderhilfswerk Awards in Generation Kplus

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The members of the Kinderjury Generation KplusJustus Paul BauchJana Marie BussmannJesper Ole EbbertTita-Antonia HagenCarl-Ludwig HauslNtozake IglesiasMax KressnerLisa Frederike LassenJoёlle MarianekLino SteinwärderNina-Liliht Völschgive the following awards:The Crystal Bear for the Best Feature Film goes to Buda Az Sharm Foru Rikht by Hana Makmalbaf (Iran/France)This film is exciting and provocative and at the same time it is very shocking. It is about a little girl who is struggling to be al...

The 58th Berlin International Film Festival comes to a successful close: Music, Stars and Grand Emotions

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The 58th Berlin International Film Festival comes to a glamorous close with the Award Ceremony on Saturday, February 16. 1.600 guests are invited to the ceremony in the Berlinale Palast where, from 7 pm onwards, the International Jury, presided by jury president Costa-Gavras, will announce the winners of the Golden and the Silver Bears, as well as the Best First Feature Award. The performance of jazz trumpeter Till Brönner will be the highlight of the evening's musical programme, moderator Katr...

Berlinale 2008: Crystal Bears in the Generation14plus

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The members of the Youth Jury in the Generation 14plus : Roman AkbarZadora EnsteHans HirschNora KubachZoё MartinLinda MoogLavan Vasuthevangive the following awards:The Crystal Bear for the best feature-length film goes to The Black Balloon by Elissa Down (Australia)We were very moved by the close to life story portraying the everyday life of an extraordinary family in this film. We were especially impressed by the way in which joyous and serious moments were expertly interwoven, and also by the...

REVANCHE has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film

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February 15: Austrian director Götz Spielmann’s REVANCHE has won the Europa Cinemas Label as Best European film in the Berlin Film Festival’s Panorama section, it was announced today by the jury of four Europa Cinemas exhibitors. The Label will be awarded this evening. This marks the fourth year that the Europa Cinemas Label has been awarded at Berlin, and complements the Labels awarded at the Giornate degli Autori section in Venice, the Quinzaine des Réalisateurs in Cannes and Karlov...

Berlin Teddy Awards nominees... and winners are

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TEDDY 22 QUEER FILM AWARD - THE NOMINEES The eight members of this international jury - filmmakers and organisers of queer film festivals - view films within the framework of all programs of the Berlinale which have queer context.Three films are nominated for each category and one receives a TEDDY for best feature film, best documentary film and the best short film, each with a cash award of Euro 3,000.Members of the Jury:Basil Tsiokos - NewFest: The New York LGBT Film Festival (New York , USA,)...

Golden Reel Revealed in Budapest

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BUDAPEST, Hungary-- After months of preparation, weeks of excitement and a week when Hungarian film has been the very focal point of Budapest, finally the result is out in the open and the 39th Hungarian Film Week has come to a halt. We can say that this past week has been a busy week full of programs and definitely full of films worth seeing.  February 5th, Tuesday night has proved to be the night awaited by many –the night of the closing award ceremony. As planned and anticipated, the re...

Berlinale Camera for Karlheinz Böhm and Otto Sander

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Since 1986, the Berlin International Film Festival has presented the Berlinale Camera to film personalities or institutions to which it feels particularly indebted and wishes to express its thanks with this award. Austrian actor Karlheinz Böhm will be honoured with the Berlinale Camera at the 58th Berlin International Film Festival for his achievements in German film and his humanitarian engagement as founder of the organization "Menschen für Menschen". Berlin actor, radio play and v...

Santa Barbara FF Filmmaker Awards

 Wednesday, February 6----------While such mega-watt movie stars as Angelina Jolie, Javier Bardem and Tommy Lee Jones steal much of the limelight in the media coverage of the Santa Barbara International Film Festival, the true heart of the event are the American indie and international films that the festival showcases. More than 70,000 visitors (a record number) came out for the mix of glamour and discovery in one of America's most beautiful festival venues. So, for the record, the winners of...

36TH DANCE ON CAMERA FESTIVAL AWARDS CEREMONY & CHAMPAGNE GALA

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By Maria Esteves - January 30, 2008 The 36th Dance on Camera Festival (DCF) 2008, Awards Ceremony & Champagne Gala presented by Artistic Director Deirdre Towers, Dance Films Association (DFA), with Master of Ceremonies Frank Correa was held at the Alvin Ailey Studios, New York, Sunday, January 13, 2008, 6:30 PM. The Champagne Gala included performances by classical Spanish guitarist Paul Jared Newman, Clay Jenkins jazz ensemble, and Company XIV dance performance choreographed by Austin Mc...

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