There Is No Evil (Mohammad Rasoulof, 2020)

1. The Berlin International Film Festival has announced this year’s award-winners, with Mohammad Rasoulof’s There Is No Evil taking home the Golden Bear for Best Film. Eliza Hittman’s Never Rarely Sometimes Always won the Grand Jury Prize (Hittman will be present to discuss the film for one of our upcoming FC talks), with other winners including Hong Sangsoo for Best Director, Undine’s Paula Beer for Best Actress, and Hidden Away’s Elio Germano for Best Actor. For more on these films, check out one of our many Berlinale dispatch podcasts, including this interview with Undine director Christian Petzold. In further awards news, Lincoln Center recently held its ceremony for Emerging Artists, during which Film Lincoln Center celebrated the burgeoning career of Akosua Adoma Owusu. With her most recent film, White Afro, winning awards at the Locarno Film…

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