February 20-March 1, 2020
Founded in 1951, the Berlin International Film Festival, also known as the Berlinale, takes place each February in Berlin, Germany. The Golden Bear is the main award given by this festival.
Philippe Falardeau was still processing the scale of what he was living, Thursday afternoon. The Quebec director’s latest film My Salinger Year was about to officially launch the 70th Berlinale — a.k.a. the Berlin International Film Festival — on Thursday evening. And a lot of fuss was being made.
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Philippe Falardeau was stunned to learn his latest feature, My Salinger Year, had been chosen to open the 2020 Berlin International Film Festival: “I’m just starting to grasp what it means.”
National Feature Film Executive -English Market