'Synonymes' wins Golden Bear for Best Film at Berlinale Awards
Israeli director Nadav Lapid's 'Synonyms' wins Berlin Film Festival's Golden Bear
🇩🇪 Competition underway for Golden Bear at Berlin film festival l Al Jazeera English
Which Film Won The Golden Bear in Berlin?
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The Golden Bear is the highest prize awarded for the best film at the Berlin International Film Festival. The bear is the heraldic animal of Berlin, featured on both the coat of arms and flag of Berlin. The winners of the first Berlin International Film Festival in 1951 were determined by a German panel, and there were five winners of the Golden Bear, divided by categories and genres. Between 1952 and 1955, the winners of the Golden Bear were determined by the audience members. In 1956, the FIAPF formally accredited the festival, and since then the Golden Bear has been awarded by an international jury.