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Berlinale crown “Fuocoammare” a documentary shot in Lampedusa – The World

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Italian director Gianfranco Rosi, which won the Berlinale Golden Bear and the Jury Chair Meryl Streep, 20 February 2016.

In awarding, Saturday 20 February, the Bear gold of the 66 th Berlinale Fuocoammare ( “the sea in flames”), a documentary by Italian Gianfranco Rosi, the jury headed by Meryl Streep executed the plan programmers of the festival. Filmed on the island of Lampedusa, between Sicily and Africa, the film confronts the misery of migrants and refugees who cross the Mediterranean to risk their lives and daily life of a little boy on the island.

from the start of the festival on February 11, the event was dedicated to the victims of major population displacements. Besides Fuocoammare, several films in various sections dealt with the issue and the Berlinale was directly involved in fundraising to help those that Germany welcomed. Several hundred of these have also been invited to the festival screenings

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The prize has also validated the boldest choice of the programming team led by the director of the Berlinale, Dieter Kosslick: the silver Bear to the film “which opens new perspectives” went to the Lullaby for the mystery of pain, the Filipino Lav Diaz, whose duration unusual, eight, upset the routine of the festival.

a documentary shot by one man for a whole year, and a poetic meditation on the Philippine revolt against Spanish oppression were so convinced a jury chaired by a Hollywood superstar, who had a majority of players in its ranks. Meryl Streep addition, the prizes were awarded by the British Clive Owen, Alba Rohrwacher Italian and German Lars Eidinger, which must be added the photographer Brigitte Lacombe, the critic and filmmaker Nick James Małgorzata Szumowska.

a French award-winning

the day before the award ceremony, Dieter Kosslick and defined the “staging” of this edition, in three movements : movies taken on the tragedies of the moment (a tradition at the Berlinale), others that depict everyone’s monitoring ( Zero Days , a documentary by American Alex Gibney on cyber conflict between the US and Iran or Soy Nero , the Iranian Raffi Pitts) and finally the feature films that chronicle the conflicts in the private sphere, such as L Future Mia Hansen-Love.

The French Mia Hansen-Love has received the Silver Bear for best director for & quot; The Future & quot; at the 66th Berlinale on February 20, 2016.

the film of the young French filmmaker was awarded the silver Bear for the best director, thus ending a long drought for french films in the Berlin record. Mia Hansen-Love it features the rest of the life of a philosophy professor that her husband leaves her for another. Isabelle Huppert finds a wonderful role, but the actress award went to another woman’s role forced to rebuild from the ruins of its former existence: one that holds the Danish Trine Dyrhom in Kollektievet ( the City ), Thomas Vinterberg, which tells a collective life experience in Copenhagen in the 1970s.

Intimate too, but nourished by the recent experience of the Tunisian revolution Hedi, Mohamed Ben Attia, portrait of a young man under multiple pressures, has twice been distinguished, the price of the first film and acting awards for actor Majd Mastoura. The Jury Prize went to Death in Sarajevo the Bosnian Danis Tanovic adapted from the play Hotel Europa, Bernard-Henri Lévy, the scenario in Polish Tomasz Wasilewski for United States of Love he also directed, and one of the best artistic contribution to the general director of photography Taiwanese Mark Lee Ping Bin, collaborator of Hou Hsiao Hsien, for the image Croscurrent, rise of the Yang Tse Kiang staged by the Chinese Yang Chao

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