Berlin International Film Festival

FILE - In this Jan. 25, 2020 file photo, actress Sidney Flanigan, from left, writer/director Eliza Hittman and actress Talia Ryder pose for a portrait to promote their film "Never Rarely Sometimes Always" at the Music Lodge during the Sundance Film Festival in Park City, Utah. The film won The Silver Bear Grand Jury Prize at the Berlinale Film Festival. (Photo by Taylor Jewell/Invision/AP, File)
April 01, 2020 - 6:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Even progressively minded movies about abortion have usually focused on the morality of the decision. Eliza Hittman wanted to make a film where the highest hurdle isn’t deciding to have an abortion. It’s getting it. “For me, it was about the obstacles. I think a lot of films focus...
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FILE - In this May 24, 2013 file photo, Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof poses during a photo call for the film The Immigrant at the 66th international film festival, in Cannes, southern France. Nasser Zarafshan, a lawyer for Rasoulof, who just won the Berlin Film Festival's Golden Bear, told The Associated Press on Wednesday, March 4, 2020, that Rasoulof has been summoned to serve a one-year prison sentence. The lawyer said the sentence came from three films he made that authorities found to be “propaganda against the system.” (AP Photo/Francois Mori, File)
March 04, 2020 - 6:22 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A lawyer for Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, who just won the Berlin Film Festival's Golden Bear, says he's been summoned to serve a one-year prison sentence. Nasser Zarafshan told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Rasoulof's sentence came from three films he made that...
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Actress Baran Rasoulof, holds The Golden Bear for Best Film in place of director Mohammad Rasoulof, who did not attend, for the film 'Sheytan vojud nadarad' (There Is No Evil) after the award ceremony at the 70th International Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany. Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
March 04, 2020 - 5:53 am
TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A lawyer for Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof, who just won the Berlin Film Festival's Golden Bear, says he's been summoned to serve a one-year prison sentence. Nasser Zarafshan told The Associated Press on Wednesday that Rasoulof's sentence came from three films he made that...
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Benoit Delepine holds the Silver Bear 70th Berlinale award for the film 'Delete History' after the award ceremony at the 70th International Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany. Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 29, 2020 - 4:23 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's “There Is No Evil” won the Golden Bear prize Saturday for best picture at the Berlin Film Festival. Rasoulof wasn't there to accept the award due to a travel ban imposed on him by Iranian authorities. “There Is No Evil” tells four...
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Benoit Delepine holds the Silver Bear 70th Berlinale award for the film 'Delete History' after the award ceremony at the 70th International Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany. Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 29, 2020 - 4:01 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's “There Is No Evil” won the Golden Bear prize Saturday for best picture at the Berlin Film Festival. Rasoulof wasn't there to accept the award due to a travel ban imposed on him by Iranian authorities. “There Is No Evil” tells four...
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Benoit Delepine holds the Silver Bear 70th Berlinale award for the film 'Delete History' after the award ceremony at the 70th International Berlinale Film Festival in Berlin, Germany. Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
February 29, 2020 - 3:45 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's “There Is No Evil” won the Golden Bear prize Saturday for best picture at the Berlin Film Festival. Rasoulof wasn't there to accept the award due to a travel ban imposed on him by Iranian authorities. “There Is No Evil” tells four...
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February 29, 2020 - 3:36 pm
FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — Iranian director Mohammad Rasoulof's “There Is No Evil” won the Golden Bear prize Saturday for best picture at the Berlin Film Festival. Rasoulof wasn't there to accept the award due to a travel ban imposed on him by Iranian authorities. “There Is No Evil” tells four...
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January 31, 2020 - 5:08 am
BERLIN (AP) — The Berlin International Film Festival has suspended a prize named for its founding director after a German newspaper reported that he was a senior figure in the Nazis' moviemaking bureaucracy. Alfred Bauer led the “Berlinale” from 1951 to 1976, building the festival into a major draw...
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The directors of the Berlinale film festival Carlo Chatrian and Mariette Rissenbeek present the program of the Berlinale in Berlin, Germany, Wednesday, Jan.29, 2020. The 70th International Film Festival begins on Feb.20. (Britta Pedersen/dpa via AP)
January 29, 2020 - 6:13 am
BERLIN (AP) — This year's Berlin International Film Festival will have a decidedly dark focus, with many of its headline movies reflecting the inner turmoil of characters and the troubled backdrop of the chaotic world around them. The festival's new artistic director, Carlo Chatrian, said Wednesday...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 2, 2019 file photo Actor Jeremy Irons attends a photo call for the documentary "Il Museo del Prado. La Corte Delle Meraviglie." at the Spanish Museo Nacional del Prado in Rome, Italy. Jeremy Irons will be the jury president of the upcoming Berlinale film festival that runs from Feb. 20, 2020 until March 1, 2020 in the German capital Berlin. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, file)
January 09, 2020 - 8:23 am
BERLIN (AP) — British actor Jeremy Irons will head the jury at the Berlin International Film Festival next month, organizers said Thursday. Irons will be jury president at the festival's 70th edition, running from Feb. 20 to March 1. Other members of the jury haven't yet been named. Irons' screen...
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