email print share on facebook share on twitter share on google+

BERLIN 2018 Awards

Berlin's FIPRESCI Prize goes to The Heiresses

by 

- BERLIN 2018: Styx received the Europa Cinemas Label, while Profile and The Silence of Others got the Audience Awards in the Panorama section

Berlin's FIPRESCI Prize goes to The Heiresses
The Heiresses by Marcelo Martinessi

The International Federation of Film Critics (FIPRESCI) has handed out its trophies ahead of the awards ceremony of the 68th Berlin Film Festival. For the competition, the International Critics' Prize was bestowed upon The Heiresses [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
by Paraguay’s Marcelo Martinessi. For the Panorama selection, victory was claimed by River's Edge by Japanese director Isao Yukisada, and as for the Forum section, the awarded film was An Elephant Sitting Still by China's Hu Bo.

(The article continues below - Commercial information)

This year, the Audience Awards in the Panorama section went to Profile by Timur Bekmambetov and Almudena Carracedo and Robert Bahar's US-Spanish co-production The Silence of Others [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Almudena Carracedo, Esther …
film profile
]
in the Panorama Dokumente section.

As for the Europa Cinemas Label for Best European Film in the Panorama section, the award was given to Wolfgang Fischer's German-Austrian co-production Styx [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Wolfgang Fischer
film profile
]
.

Find the most relevant prizes of the independent juries here:

FIPRESCI Prize, Competition
The Heiresses [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
 - Marcelo Martinessi (Paraguay/Germany/Brazil/Uruguay/Norway)

FIPRESCI Prize, Panorama
River's Edge - Isao Yukisada (Japan)

FIPRESCI Prize, Forum
An Elephant Sitting Still - Hu Bo (China)

Audience Award, Panorama
Profile - Timur Bekmambetov (United States/United Kingdom/Cyprus/Russian Federation)

Audience Award, Panorama Dokumente
The Silence of Others [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Almudena Carracedo, Esther …
film profile
]
 - Almudena Carracedo, Robert Bahar (USA/Spain)

Europa Cinemas Label
Styx [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Wolfgang Fischer
film profile
]
 - Wolfgang Fischer (Germany/Austria)

Ecumenical Jury Prize, Competition
In the Aisles [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Franz Rogowski
interview: Thomas Stuber
film profile
]
 - Thomas Stuber (Germany/Austria)
Special Mention
U - July 22 [+see also:
film review
trailer
interview: Erik Poppe
film profile
]
- Erik Poppe (Norway)

Ecumenical Jury Prize, Panorama
Styx - Wolfgang Fischer

Ecumenical Jury Prize, Forum
Theatre of War [+see also:
film review
trailer
film profile
]
- Lola Arias (Argentina/Spain)

CICAE Art Cinema Award, Panorama
Hard Paint - Marcio Reolon, Filipe Matzembacher (Brazil)

CICAE Art Cinema Award, Forum
In the Realm of Perfection - Julien Faraut (France)

Teddy Award - Feature Film
Hard Paint - Marcio Reolon, Filipe Matzembacher

Teddy Award - Documentary Film
Tranny Fag - Claudia Priscilla, Kiko Goifman (Brazil)

Did you enjoy reading this article? Please subscribe to our newsletter to receive more stories like this directly in your inbox.