Berlinale Awards to THE DEVIL’S BATH and FAVORITEN

Wonderful outcome for Austrian filmmaking at the awards ceremonies of the 74th Berlinale:
  • Silver Bear for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to Martin Gschlacht, DoP of THE DEVIL’S BATH by Veronika Franz & Severin Fiala +
  • Giuseppe Becce Prize for Best Dramaturgy
  • Peace Award to FAVORITEN by Ruth Beckermann
  • Teddy Award for Best Documentary/Essay Film to the German production TEACHES OF PEACHES by Austrian co-director Philipp Fussenegger

The Peace Prize to FAVORITEN is allocated by the Heinrich Böll Stiftung and endowed with € 5,000
The jury's comment (excerpt):
Beckermann impressively shows that educational work is peace work

Giuseppe Becce Prize for Best Dramaturgy to THE DEVIL'S BATH
The jury's comment (excerpt):
In a crescendo dosed with and extreme sensitivity, the two directors trace the via crucis of a young woman suffering from deep depression, completely alone and misunderstood in her suffering

Photo credits
© Ali Ghandtschi | Berlinale 2024
© Dirk Michael Deckbar | Berlinale 2024
© Richard Hübner | Berlinale 2024