Berlin International Film Festival

Winners of the 66th Berlin International Film Festival

“Fire at Sea” by Gianfranco Rosi wins the 2016 Golden Bear.

"Fire at Sea" by Gianfranco Rosi wins the 2016 Golden Bear, Berlin International Film Festival

Three years after winning the Golden Lion at the Venice Film Festival with his feature Sacro Gra, filmmaker Gianfranco Rosi triumphs with his latest film Fuocoammare (Fire At Sea) and bags the Berlin International Film Festival’s main award – the Golden Bear.

Here is the list of main winners from the 66th Berlin International Film Festivals.

GOLDEN BEAR
Fire at Sea by Gianfranco Rosi

Listen to our interview with Gianfranco Rosi on his film Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea) – FRED Italian channel

SILVER BEAR – GRAND JURY PRIZE
Death in Sarajevo by Danis Tanovic

Listen to our interview with Danis Tanovic on his film “Death in Sarajevo” – FRED English channel

SILVER BEAR – ALFRED BAUER AWARD
A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery by Lav Diaz

Listen to our interview with Danis Tanovic on his film “A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery” – FRED English channel

SILVER BEAR FOR BEST DIRECTOR
Mia Hansen Love for Things to Come

SILVER BEAR FOR BEST ACTRESS
Trine Dyrholm for The Commune

Listen to the entire Berlinale Talents masterclass by director Thomas Vinterberg, who presented his latest film “The Commune” at the 66th Berlinale – FRED Extra channel

SILVER BEAR FOR BEST ACTOR
Majd Mastoura for Hedi

SILVER BEAR FOR BEST SCRIPT
Tomasz Wasilewski for United States of Love

SILVER BEAR FOR BEST FIRST FEATURE
Mohamed Ben Attia for Hedi

Listen to our interview with Mohamed Ben Attia on his film “Hedi” – FRED Italian channel

SILVER BEAR FOR BEST SHORT FILM
A Man Returned by Mahdi Fleifel

  • Reporter
    Matt Micucci
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