Thursday, 3 December 2009

Berlinale, 11. - 21. February 2010: Honorary Awards For Hanna Schygulla and Wolfgang Kohlhaase

The Berlin Film Festival has just announced that German actress Hanna Schygulla and German screenwriter and director Wolfgang Kohlhaase will both receive an honorary Golden Bear for their Lifetime Achievement at next year's Berlin Film Festival.
It seems that with this being the Berlinale's 60th anniversary, festival director Dieter Kosslick wants to highlight German talent and contribution as the Berlinale's 2010 jury president is also a Teuton: Werner Herzog.

Hanna Schygulla in Rainer Werner Fassbinder's The Marriage of Maria Braun (W-Germany 1978)

German director-screenwriter Wolfgang Kohlhaase (Summer in Berlin, Germany 2005)