February 2018, berlinale forum

Glashütte Documentary Award for "Waldheims Walzer"

WALDHEIMS WALZER by Ruth Beckermann has received the festival's main Documentary Award. This prize for the best documentary film is endowed with € 50,000, funded by Glashütte Original. A total of 18 documentary entries from the current programmes of the Competition, Panorama, Forum, Generation, Berlinale Special and Perspektive Deutsches Kino sections as well as the Culinary Cinema special series were nominated. The jury consisted of Cíntia Gil, head of Portugal's biggest doumentary festival Docliboa, German filmmaker Ulrike Ottinger and the US-american journalist and filmmaker Eric Schlosser.