On March 1, local time, the 71st Berlin International Film Festival kicked off.
Affected by the new crown epidemic, this Berlin Film Festival changed its part of industry participation to be held online for the first time.
The organizer will broadcast the participating films to the judges and global media within 5 days, and announce the winners.
The award ceremony and public screenings will be held in June.
The Berlin Film Festival, Cannes and Venice are also known as the three major European film festivals.
The international jury of this Berlin Film Festival is composed of six film directors from six different countries.
They have previously won the Golden Bear, the highest award at the Berlin Film Festival.
On March 5th, the international jury will select the Golden Bear Award (Best Film) and Silver Bear Award (Best Director, Best Actor, etc.) from the 15 films shortlisted in the main competition.
(Produced by Lu Huiqian)
Editor in charge: [Li Ji]