FIPRESCI Jury at 71st Berlinale

As this year’s Berlinale has been split into an industry event in March and a public event in June everyone is facing new challenges. The International Federation of Film Critics is excited to announce that it decided to set up a jury for the industry event in March.

The FIPRESCI jury will award four prizes: one for a film in Competition, another one for a film in Encounters, a third prize for a first feature-length fiction film in Forum and a fourth prize for a world premiere in Panorama.

The members of the 2021 FIPRESCI jury are:

Robert Horton, USA – president of the jury                                        
Guilherme de Alencar Pinto, Uruguay
Pamela Jahn, UK
Nicola Falcinella, Italy 
Hossein Eidizadeh, Iran                                              
Ricardo Brunn, Germany
Peter Krausz, Australia                                   
Jelle Brans, Belgium                                       
Ieva Sukyté, Lithuania
Dieter Wieczorek, France                                            
Lucy Virgen, Mexico                                      
Ramy Hassan Aldelrazek, Egypt

The winners of the FIPRESCI – International Critics’ Awards will be announced on March 6th.

The awards ceremony will be held during the Berlinale’s summer event in June (9-20) due to the measures for containing the spread of COVID-19. Details on the exact date, time and place will follow.