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Berlin International Film Festival 2011: Winners: NADER AND SIMIN, A SEPARATION

Nader And Simin, A Separation, Jodaeiye Nader az Simin

Nader and Simin, a Separation and the other winners of the 2011 Berlin International Film Festival have been announced. The 61st Annual Berlin International Film Festival, often called the Berlinale, is “one of the world’s leading film festivals and most reputable media events.With 274,000 tickets sold and 487,000 admissions it is considered the largest publicly-attended film festival worldwide. Up to 400 films are shown in several sections, representing a comprehensive array of the cinematic world.” The full listing of the 2011 Berlin International Film Festival winners is below.

Golden Bear for Best Film
Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (Nader And Simin, A Separation)
by Asghar Farhadi

Silver Bear – The Jury Grand Prix

A torinói ló (The Turin Horse)
by Béla Tarr

Silver Bear – Best Director

Ulrich Köhler for Schlafkrankheit (Sleeping Sickness)

Silver Bear – Best Actress

to the actress-ensemble in Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (Nader And Simin, A Separation) by Asghar Farhadi

Silver Bear – Best Actor

to the actor-ensemble in Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (Nader And Simin, A Separation) by Asghar Farhadi

Silver Bear – Outstanding Artistic Achievement
Wojciech Staron for cinematography and Barbara Enriquez for the production design in El premio (The Prize) by Paula Markovitch

Silver Bear – Best Script

Joshua Marston and Andamion Murataj for The Forgiveness Of Blood by Joshua Marston

Alfred Bauer Prize

Awarded in memory of the Festival founder, for a work of particular innovation.
Wer wenn nicht wir (If Not Us, Who) by Andres Veiel


Prizes of the Independent Juries

Prizes of the Ecumenical Jury

The prize for a film from the Competition
Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (Nader And Simin, A Separation) by Asghar Farhadi
Special Mention
The Forgiveness Of Blood by Joshua Marston

The prize for a film from the Panorama goes to
Lo Roim Alaich (Invisible) by Michal Aviad
Special Mention
Barzakh by Mantas Kvedaravicius

The prize for a film from the Forum goes to
En terrains connus (Familiar Grounds) by Stéphane Lafleur
Special Mention
De Engel van Doel (An Angel in Doel) by Tom Fassaert

Prizes of the Fédération Internationale de la Presse Cinématographique (FIPRESCI) Juries

FIPRESCI – Competition
A torinói ló (The Turin Horse) by Béla Tarr

FIPRESCI – Panorama
Dernier étage gauche gauche (Top Floor Left Wing) by Angelo Cianci

FIPRESCI – Forum
Heaven’s Story by Zeze Takahisa



Prize of the Guild of German Art House Cinemas

Wer wenn nicht wir (If Not Us, Who) by Andres Veiel

C.I.C.A.E. (Confédération Internationale des Cinémas d’Art et d’Essai) Prize – Panorama
Here by Braden King

C.I.C.A.E. (Confédération Internationale des Cinémas d’Art et d’Essai) Prize – Forum
Amnistia (Amnesty) by Bujar Alimani



“Label Europa Cinemas”

Über uns das All (Above Us Only Sky) by Jan Schomburg



Teddy Awards

Best Feature Film
Ausente (Absent)
by Marco Berger

Teddy Jury Award
Tomboy
by Céline Sciamma

Best Documentary Film
The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye
by Marie Losier

Best Short Film
(tie)
Generations
by Barbara Hammer and Gina Carducci
Maya Deren’s Sink
by Barbara Hammer

Dialogue en perspective
Die Ausbildung (The Education) by Dirk Lütter



Caligari Film Prize

The Ballad of Genesis and Lady Jaye by Marie Losier



NETPAC Prize

Heaven’s Story by Zeze Takahisa
Special Mention
Halaw (Ways of the Sea) by Sheron Dayoc



Peace Fim Award

Jutro bedzie lepiej (Tomorrow will be better) by Dorota Kedzierzawska



Amnesty International Film Prize

Barzakh by Mantas Kvedaravicius



CINEMA fairbindet Prize

Bad o Meh (Wind & Fog) by Mohammad Ali Talebi



Femina Film Prize

Julia Brandes for the costume in Lollipop Monster by Ziska Riemann (Perspektive Deutsches Kino)



Readers’ Juries and Audience Awards

PanoramaAudienceAward PPP – fiction film
También la lluvia (Even The Rain) by Icíar Bollaín

PanoramaAudienceAward PPP – documentary film
Im Himmel, Unter der Erde. Der Jüdische Friedhof Weißensee (In Heaven Underground – The Weissensee Jewish Cemetery) by Britta Wauer

Berliner Morgenpost Readers’ Prize
Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (Nader And Simin, A Separation) by Asghar Farhadi

ELSE Siegessäule Readers’ Choice Award
Stadt Land Fluss (Harvest) by Benjamin Cantu

Tagesspiegel Readers’ Prize
Nesvatbov (Matchmaking Mayor) by Erika Hníková



Prizes of the Berlinale Talent Campus
Berlin Today Award
Kyoko Miyake (Japan) for her documentary Hackney Lullabies

Score Competition

Felix Rösch (Germany)

Source: Chinokino

 

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