Berlinale International Film Festival in Berlin

The annual Berlin International Film Festival is one of the most important and reputable media events of the world and it is considered to be the most publicly attended film festival worldwide. Composed of 7 different festival, the Berlin International Film Festival offers something for everyone. The categories range from feature-length films in the competition category, to independent and arthouse films (Panorama section), to short and feature-length films aimed at children and youth (Generation). Additional categories are Forum, where experimental and documentary films are shown; Perspektive Deutsches Kino, showing German films and current cinema trends in Germany; Berlinale Shorts, offering domestic and international short films with innovative filmmaking approaches and Retrospective, here selected Berlinale films of previous years and of the different categories are shown.
This year more than 50 films from 33 countries will be shown of which 18 films compete for the Golden and Silver bears.