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30th Berlin International Film Festival

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Location  Berlin, Germany
Festival date  18–29 February 1980
Founded  1951
Website  Website
30th Berlin International Film Festival
Awards  Golden Bear (Heartland, Palermo oder Wolfsburg)

The 30th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 18–29 February 1980. The Golden Bear was awarded to the American film Heartland directed by Richard Pearce and German film Palermo oder Wolfsburg directed by Werner Schroeter.


The retrospective dedicated to American film-maker Billy Wilder was shown at the festival. Moritz de Hadeln became the director of the festival and increased the efforts in expansion of Berlin film market.


The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:

  • Ingrid Thulin (Head of the Jury)
  • Betsy Blair
  • Mathieu Carrière
  • Alberto Isaac
  • Peter Kern
  • Károly Makk
  • Alexander Mitta
  • Alexandre Trauner
  • Angel Wagenstein
  • Films in competition

    The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear award:


    The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:

  • Golden Bear:
  • Heartland by Richard Pearce
  • Palermo oder Wolfsburg by Werner Schroeter
  • Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize: Chiedo asilo by Marco Ferreri
  • Silver Bear for Best Director: István Szabó for Bizalom
  • Silver Bear for Best Actress: Renate Krößner for Solo Sunny
  • Silver Bear for Best Actor: Andrzej Seweryn for Dyrygent
  • Berlin Bear Anniversary Prize: Marigolds in August by Ross Devenish
  • Honourable Mention:
  • Rude Boy
  • Korpinpolska
  • Düşman
  • FIPRESCI Award
  • Solo Sunny by Konrad Wolf, Wolfgang Kohlhaase
  • References

    30th Berlin International Film Festival Wikipedia

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