66th Berlin International Film Festival
66th edition of Berlin International Film Festival was held in Berlin, Germany from 11 February to 21 February 2016. American actress Meryl Streep was the President of the Jury.
Italian documentary film Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea) directed by Gianfranco Rosi was awarded prestigious Golden Bear, the top prize of the festival.
- Honorary Golden Bear: Michael Ballhaus.
- Silver Bear for best director: Mia Hansen-Løve (France) for Things to Come.
- Silver Bear for Best Actress: Trine Dyrholm (Denmark) for The Commune.
- Silver Bear for Best Actor: Majd Mastoura (Tunisia) for Hedi.
- Silver Bear for Best Script: Tomasz Wasilewski for United States of Love.
- Jury Grand Prix (Silver Bear): Death in Sarajevo by Danis Tanović.
- Alfred Bauer Prize (Silver Bear): A Lullaby to the Sorrowful Mystery by Lav Diaz.
- Crystal Bear or the best short film: El inicio de Fabrizio for Argentinian film Fabrizio’s Initiation.
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