Two films supported by the European Union’s MEDIA programme have been honoured at the closing ceremony of the Berlinale International Film Festival 19 February 2012. “A Royal Affair” directed by Nikolaj Arcel won two Silver Bear awards for Best Script and Best Actor. In addition, “L’enfant d’en haut/Sister” by Ursula Meier received a special Silver Bear award and The Portuguese film “Tabu” by Miguel Gomes obtained the FIPRESCI International Film Critics award. In total 18 European films supported by the MEDIA programme were screened at the festival; in total they have received more than € 1.6 million, mainly for film development and distribution throughout Europe.
To find out more:
European Commission’s website about the MEDIA programme