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The Golden Donkey Berlinale 2011

2 August 2011 4:32 PM, PDT | MUBI | See recent MUBI news »

The crows knew it from Day One: Berlin 2011 would be a—slightly—happier experience. Normally, when night began to fall, the crows descended upon the frost-bleak trees around Potsdamer Platz and cawcawed for hours, filling the silence of bad cinema, crushed hopes and now-for-real lost illusions with their woe-cum sorrowful sounding songs. Hundreds, maybe thousands of them. The trees were black for birds. Every evening, starting around 5pm or 6pm, reliably—you could set your watch to them (if you take things easy, that is...). Yet, this time around, the crows were nowhere to be seen. Maybe it's true what a friend of TO1..., comrade Möller suggested: It looks as if the crows were trying to make Berlin their permanent home, become true city slickers, which necessitates certain changes of behavior; rings scientifically solid. Still, we couldn't shake off the feeling that they somehow sensed a thing or two, »

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Key Players in the 2011 Cannes Market: The Match Factory

13 May 2011 7:15 AM, PDT | ioncinema | See recent ioncinema news »

Nothing can top last year's Cannes for the German Sales Agent -- Apichatpong Weerasethakul can thank the Tim Burton led jury for Uncle Boonmee being crowned with the Palme. This year The Match Factory have one in the main comp, a dark horse contender with Aki Kaurismaki's Le Havre and they have a trio in the Un Certain Regard section in Oslo, August 31st, Tatsumi and Stopped on Track. They've got a catalogue full of future items in the works such as the latest from Miguel Gomes and Peter Strickland. Visit the site or check out some of their slate below. Le Havre by Aki KAURISMÄKI - Completed Oslo, August 31St (Oslo, 31. August) by Joachim Trier - Completed Tatsumi by Eric Khoo - Completed A Mysterious World (Un Mundo Misterioso) by Rodrigo Moreno - Completed Barzakh by Mantas Kvedaravicius - Completed If Not Us, Who (Wer WENN Nicht Wir »

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Berlinale Winners

22 February 2011 10:21 AM, PST | The Moving Arts Journal | See recent The Moving Arts Journal news »

The general mood of journalists at the 61st Berlin Film Festival was disappointment: reports generally characterised the selection as dismal. The Independent’s Jonathan Romney explained that the festival tended to ‘test your tolerance for the worthy’, just like every other year. The term ‘worthy’ makes the films sound depressing and dull, but as Romney also observed, the Berlinale had ‘no lemons’: many films looked at real-life problems in a new way and so, for my part, I typically left the cinema feeling stimulated and uplifted rather than sad or irritated.

It seems that the festival juries, too, found plenty to praise: of the nearly 400 films in the festival, 45 won awards. The ceremony for the 61st Berlin Film Festival took place on Saturday, Feburary 19th, and while the full list of awards is too lengthy to summarise in detail, the following should provide you with a nice list of »

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Iranian Cinema Triumphant In Berlin

20 February 2011 10:57 PM, PST | Screen Comment | See recent Screen Comment news »

By A.J. Goldmann - February 20, 2011

Asghar Farhadi’s “Nader and Simin” was the big winner at this year’s Berlin Film Festival, which announced its awards Saturday evening, a day prior to the end of the fest.

Farhadi won the Silver Bear for best director two years ago for his film “About Elly.” “Nader and Simin” was widely seen as a shoo-in for the Golden Bear, both for its outstanding quality in a year of insipid competition fare and the spotlight thrown on Iranian cinema by incarcerated director Jafar Panahi, for whom the festival kept an open jury seat for the duration of the festival.

The international jury of the 61st Berlin Film Festival, presided over by actress Isabella Rossellini, jointly awarded the Silver Bears for acting to the ensemble cast of “Nader and Simin.” Among the six actors and actresses who shared the two statues was the director’s teenage daughter, »

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Berlin International Film Festival 2011: Winners: Nader And Simin, A Separation

20 February 2011 3:03 PM, PST | Film-Book | See recent Film-Book news »

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 »

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The Awards of the 61st Berlin International Film Festival

19 February 2011 1:05 PM, PST | Hollywoodnews.com | See recent Hollywoodnews.com news »

HollywoodNews.com: The Awards of the 61st Berlin International Film Festival were bestowed yesterday in Berlin. Below all the awards – official and independent juries – of the 61st Berlin International Film Festival.

Prizes Of The International Jury

Golden Bear For The Best Film

Jodaeiye Nader az Simin

Nader And Simin, A Separation

by Asghar Farhadi

Jury Grand Prix-silver Bear

A torinói ló

The Turin Horse

by Béla Tarr

Silver Bear For Best Director

Ulrich Köhler for

Schlafkrankheit (Sleeping Sickness)

Silver Bear For Best Actress

to the actress-ensemble in

Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (Nader And Simin, A Separation) by Asghar Farhadi

Silver Bear For Best Actor

to the actor-ensemble in

Jodaeiye Nader az Simin (Nader And Simin, A Separation) by Asghar Farhadi

Silver Bear For An Outstanding Artistic Achievement

In The Categorycamera

Wojciech Staron for the camera in

El premio (The Prize) by Paula Markovitch

ex aequo

In The Category Production Design »

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Golden Bear to Nader And Simin at 61st Berlinale

19 February 2011 11:56 AM, PST | DearCinema.com | See recent DearCinema.com news »

Nader And Simin, A Separation by Asghar Farhadi won the Golden Bear for the Best Film at the 61st Berlinale. The Silver Bear went to The Turin Horse by Béla Tarr. Ulrich Köhler won the Silver Bear for Best Director for Schlafkrankheit (Sleeping Sickness).

The festival concluded on Saturday evening. Indian actor-producer Aamir Khan served on the main Jury of the festival. Patang (The Kite) by Prashant Bhargava was screened in the 41st Berlinale Forum. Vishal Bhardwaj’s 7 Khoon Maaf, Kaushik Mukherjee’s Gandu and Phil Cox’s The Bengali Detective were presented in the Panorama section.

List of Main Awards at Berlinale:

Golden Bear For The Best Film

Jodaeiye Nader az Simin

Nader And Simin, A Separation

by Asghar Farhadi

Jury Grand Prix-silver Bear                       

A torinói ló

The Turin Horse

by Béla Tarr

Silver Bear For Best Director

Ulrich Köhler for

Schlafkrankheit (Sleeping Sickness)

Silver Bear For Best Actress »

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