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BERLINALE 2020 Awards

Berlin's Europa Cinemas Label goes to Hope

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- BERLINALE 2020: Father and Welcome to Chechnya got the Audience Awards in the Panorama section, while Digger received the CICAE Art Cinema Award

Berlin's Europa Cinemas Label goes to Hope
Hope by Maria Sødahl

The parallel juries have handed out their trophies ahead of the awards ceremony of the 70th Berlin Film Festival. The Europa Cinemas Label for Best European Film in the Panorama section was given to Hope [+see also:
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interview: Maria Sødahl
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]
by Norwegian filmmaker Maria Sødahl, while the CICAE Art Cinema Award went to by Digger [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Georgis Grigorakis
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]
, the first feature by Greek director Georgis Grigorakis, in the Panorama section, and to Chinese film Ping jing (The Calming) by Song Fang, in the Forum section.

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The Audience Awards in the Panorama section went to the new film by Serbian director Srdan Golubović, Father [+see also:
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interview: Srdan Golubović
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, and to US documentary Welcome to Chechnya, directed by David France, in the documentaries section.

Lastly, the Teddy Award went to German title No Hard Feelings [+see also:
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interview: Faraz Shariat
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]
, directed by Faraz Shariat, selected in the Panorama section.

The most relevant prizes of the independent juries:

Europa Cinemas Label
Hope [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Maria Sødahl
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]
- Maria Sødahl (Norway/Sweden)

Audience Award, Panorama
Father [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Srdan Golubović
film profile
]
– Srdan Golubović (Serbia/France/Germany/Croatia)

Audience Award, Panorama Dokumente
Welcome to Chechnya - David France (USA)

CICAE Art Cinema Award, Panorama
Digger [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Georgis Grigorakis
film profile
]
– Georgis Grigorakis (Greece/France)

CICAE Art Cinema Award, Forum
Ping jing (The Calming) - Song Fang (China)

Teddy Award - Feature Film
No Hard Feelings [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Faraz Shariat
film profile
]
- Faraz Shariat (Germany)

Teddy Award - Documentary Film
If It Were Love [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Patric Chiha
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]
- Patric Chiha (France)

Teddy Award - Best Short Film
Playback - Agustina Comedi (Argentina)

Teddy Award - Jury Award
Days - Tsai Ming Liang (Taiwan)

Ecumenical Jury Prize, Competition
There Is No Evil [+see also:
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trailer
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- Mohammad Rasoulof (Germany/Czech Republic/Iran)

Ecumenical Jury Prize, Panorama
Father - Srdan Golubović
Special Mention
Saudi Runaway [+see also:
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]
- Susanne Regina Meures (Switzerland)

Ecumenical Jury Prize, Forum
Zero - Kazuhiro Soda (Japan/USA)

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