Several Berlinale awards for films supported by the European Union

February 26, 2018

Hat: Several Berlinale awards for films supported by the European Union

Funding Scheme: 2018-02-26

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On the occasion of the 68th Berlinale, the Berlin International Film Festival, a Golden Bear and two Silver Bears were awarded to films that received financial support from the Creative Europe MEDIA programme.

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Adina Pintilie’s “Touch Me Not” was awarded the Golden Bear for Best Film while “Las Herederas” by Marcelo Martinessi won the Silver Bear Alfred Bauer Prize for a film that opens up new perspectives and the Silver Bear for Best actress (Ana Brun).

Touch Me Not co-production from Romania, Germany, Czech Republic, Bulgaria and France, was supported by MEDIA programme at its development stage.
“Las Herederas” is a co-production from Paraguay, Uruguay, Germany, Brazil, Norway, France and it was supported by MEDIA via the international co-production funds.

In total 18 films screened at Berlinale had been developed or distributed with support of 895,000 euro funding from the EU’s Creative Europe MEDIA programme.

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