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36th Berlin International Film Festival

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Opening film  Ginger and Fred
Founded  1951
Festival date  14–25 February 1986
Location  Berlin, Germany
No. of films  313 films
36th Berlin International Film Festival
Awards  Golden Bear (Stammheim)

The 36th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held 14–25 February 1986. The festival opened with Ginger and Fred by Federico Fellini, which played out of competition at the festival. The Golden Bear was awarded to German film Stammheim directed by Reinhard Hauff.


The retrospective dedicated to German actress and film producer Henny Porten was shown at the festival. Claude Lanzmann'a 9 hour long documentary film Shoah about holocaust was screened at International Forum of New Cinema.


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

  • Gina Lollobrigida (Head of the Jury)
  • Rudi Fehr
  • Lindsay Anderson
  • August Coppola
  • Werner Grassmann
  • Otar Iosseliani
  • Norbert Kückelmann
  • Francoise Maupin
  • Rosaura Revueltas
  • Naoki Togawa
  • Jerzy Toeplitz
  • Films in competition

    The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear and Silver Bear awards:


    The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:

  • Golden Bear: Stammheim by Reinhard Hauff
  • Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize: La messa è finita by Nanni Moretti
  • Silver Bear for Best Director: Georgiy Shengelaya for Akhalgazrda kompozitoris mogzauroba
  • Silver Bear for Best Actress:
  • Charlotte Valandrey for Rouge Baiser
  • Marcélia Cartaxo for A Hora da Estrela
  • Silver Bear for Best Actor: Tuncel Kurtiz for Hiuch HaGdi
  • Silver Bear for an outstanding single achievement: Caravaggio
  • Silver Bear for an outstanding artistic contribution: Yari no gonza
  • Honourable Mention: Pas în doi
  • FIPRESCI Award
  • Stammheim by Reinhard Hauff
  • References

    36th Berlin International Film Festival Wikipedia