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The 74th Berlin International Film Festival will take place from Feb 15 - 25, 2024 / EFM : Feb 15-21
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The Berlinale 2024 Juries and News from Generation and Berlinale Talents announced

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Clockwise from top left: Lupita Nyong'o © Nick Barose; Ann Hui; Albert Serra © Oscar Orengo, Oksana Zabuzhko © Agnete Brun; Brady Corbet © Atsushi Nishijima; Jasmine Trinca © Andrea Gandini; Christian Petzold © Schramm Film 

 

 
 

Competition

The International Jury


Once again a multitalented International Jury will decide who will take home the Golden and
the Silver Bears at the Berlinale 2024. The members of the International Jury are: Brady Corbet (USA), Ann Hui (Hong Kong, China), Christian Petzold (Germany), Albert Serra (Spain), Jasmine Trinca (Italy) and Oksana Zabuzhko (Ukraine). Lupita Nyong’o (Kenya / Mexico) will serve as president of the International Jury. 

More about the International Jury.  

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v.l.n.r.: Denis Côté © Gerhard Kassner; Tizza Covi © ventofilm; Lisandro Alonso

Encounters

The Encounters Jury

 

This year’s Encounters programme features 15 films. A three-member jury chooses the winners for Best Film, Best Director and the Special Jury Award: Lisandro Alonso (Argentina), Denis Côté (Canada) and Tizza Covi (Italy). 

 

More about the Encounters Jury.

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v.l.n.r.: Ilker Çatak © Florian Mag; Jennifer Reeder © Joe Mazza; Xabier Erkizia © Asier Gogortza

Berlinale Shorts

Berlinale Shorts 2024 – International Short Film Jury

 

The director and screenwriter Ilker Çatak (Germany), the sound artist and researcher Xabier Erkizia (Spain) and the director, screenwriter, video artist and lecturer Jennifer Reeder (USA) are the International Short Film Jury for the 2024 Berlinale Shorts. From the 20 nominated films, they will be choosing the winner of the Golden Bear for Best Short Film, the winner of the Silver Bear Jury Prize (Short Film) and the Berlin Short Film Candidate for the European Film Awards. 

 

More about the International Short Film Jury.

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v.l.n.r.: Eliza Hittman © Victoria Stevens; Andréa Picard © George Pimentel; Katrin Pors

GWFF Best Feature Award

Jury GWFF Best First Feature Award 

 

Since 2006, the GWFF Best First Feature Award has been given to one outstanding debut film across the Berlinale sections. In total, 16 directorial feature film debuts from the sections Competition, Encounters, Panorama, Forum and Generation are nominated for the GWFF Best First Feature Award. A three-person jury will decide on the award: Eliza Hittman (USA), Andréa Picard (Canada) and Katrin Pors (Denmark). 

 

More about the GWFF Best First Feature Award Jury.

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v.l.n.r.: Abbas Fahdel; Véréna Paravel; Thomas Heise © Inge Zimmermann

Berlinale Documentary Award - Funded by rbb


Jury Berlinale Documentary Award 

 

In total, 20 documentary forms from the sections Competition, Berlinale Special, Encounters, Panorama, Forum and Generation are nominated for the Berlinale Documentary Award. A three-member jury will pick the winner: Abbas Fahdel (Iraq / France), Thomas Heise (Germany) and Véréna Paravel (France). 

 

More about the Berlinale Documentary Award Jury.

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v.l.n.r.: Amjad Abu Alala © Muhammad Hamed; Banafshe Hourmazdi © Niklas Vogt; Ira Sachs © Ricardo Luna

Generation

International Jury and the Children’s and Youth Jury at Generation 


The selection has now been made of members comprising the International Jury as well as the Children’s and Youth Jury, who award Glass Bears and cash prizes at Generation: Amjad Abu Alala (Sudan), Banafshe Hourmazdi (Germany / Iran) and Ira Sachs (USA) have been recruited for the International Jury. 

More about the International Jury and the Children's and Youth Jury of Generation.

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Wo tu (Above the Dust)  von / by Wang Xiaoshuai © Dongchun Films

Generation

Generation Competition Programmes Complete

 

Two further world premieres complete the Generation programme: Wo tu (Above the Dust) by Wang Xiaoshuai in the Generation Kplus competition and Kai Shi De Qiang (She Sat There Like All Ordinary Ones) by Qu Youjia in the Generation 14plus competition.

 

The programme of Generation 2024 is now complete.

 

Please find enclosed the film list.

 

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Clockwise from top left: Lupita-Nyong'o © Nick Barose; Abderrahmane Sissako © Chevié Link; Martin Scorsese © Brigitte Lacombe; Peaches © Avanti Media Fiction; Eliza Hittman © Victoria Stevens; Tsai Ming-liang © Claude Wang

Berlinale Talents

More Than Words Can Say: Lupita Nyong'o, Martin Scorsese, Ira Sachs, Tsai Ming-liang, Mati Diop, Abderrahmane Sissako, Peaches and Many More Guests at Berlinale Talents

 

With this year’s theme of "Common Tongues – Speaking Out in the Language of Cinema", Berlinale Talents sets an example for diversity in filmmaking, tolerance and unity among all those who love cinema and who together with everyone stand for open exchange and freedom in art. The programme consisting of 14 major public talks and countless other events for the 202 invited Talents spans the usual wide range of cinematic disciplines and cultures and invites – in keeping with this year's focus on language and understanding – to enter into conversation with internationally renowned guests and among each other. Among them Martin Scorsese, Lupita Nyong’o, Joanna Hogg, Ira Sachs, Peaches, Abderrahmane Sissako, Tsai Ming-liang and Mati Diop.

 

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