70th Berlin International Film Festival

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The 70th annual Berlin International Film Festival took place from 20 February to 1 March 2020.[1][2] It was the first under the leadership of new Berlin Film Festival heads, business administration director Mariette Rissenbeek and artistic director Carlo Chatrian.[3] The festival opened with the opening gala presented by actor Samuel Finzi followed by the world premiere of the film My Salinger Year which was selected for the Berlinale Special section.[4] The Golden Bear was awarded to the Iranian film There Is No Evil, directed by Mohammad Rasoulof.[5]

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70th Berlin International Film Festival
Festival poster
Opening filmMy Salinger Year
Closing filmThere Is No Evil
LocationBerlin, Germany
AwardsGolden Bear (There Is No Evil)
Festival date20 February – 1 March 2020
Berlin International Film Festival chronology