Saturday, February 20, 2016

'Fire At Sea' Wins Berlinale Golden Bear

Italian Gianfranco Rosi’s powerful and apposite documentary "Fire at Sea," made in the eye of the storm of the refugee crisis, has won the Golden Bear in Berlin. It is the second major film festival where Rosi has scooped the top prize, following his Golden Lion in Venice for "Sacro Gra," in 2013. For one documentary filmmaker to triumph in festival competitions dominated by fiction is accomplishment enough; for the same director to do so at different festivals in quick succession is extraordinary. READ MORE: Berlin Review: 'Fire at Sea' Offers a Superb Snaphot of the Refugee Crisis In an evening where every award went to a different film, Mia...

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