The 65th Berlin International Film Festival (Feb 5-15) has unveiled its line-up of shorts, comprising 27 films from 18 countries.
The titles will compete for a Golden and a Silver Bear, as well as the nomination for best short film at the European Film Awards and the first-ever €20,000 Audio Short Film Award.
This year’s members of the International Short Film Jury are documentary filmmaker and curator Madhusree Dutta from India, Turkish artist Halil Altındere, and producer and festival director Wahyuni A. Hadi from Singapore.
Screening in competition are the latest works of Nadav Lapid, Amit Dutta, Jennifer Reeder, Matt Porterfield, artist duos Daniel Schmidt & Alexander Carver, Mischa Leinkauf & Matthias Wermke in collaboration with Lutz Henke, Billy Roisz & Dieter Kovačič, among others.
A special programme, titled The Golden Night of the Short Bears, with a selection of films from 60 years of shorts at the