2016 Berlinale to Honor Ballhaus

Michael Ballhaus, ASC, BVK

Michael Ballhaus, ASC, BVK, will be honored with a Golden Bear for lifetime achievement and a 10-film retrospective at the 2016 Berlin International Film Festival. The festival will take place Feb. 11-21, and Ballhaus will receive his award on Feb. 18.

The films in the retrospective are:

Martha (1974, director: R. W. Fassbinder)
The Color of Money (1986, director: Martin Scorsese)
Working Girl (1988, director: Mike Nichols)
The Fabulous Baker Boys (1989, director: Steve Kloves)
Goodfellas (1990, director: Martin Scorsese)
Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992, director: Francis Ford Coppola)
The Age of Innocence (1993, director: Martin Scorsese)
Quiz Show (1994, director: Robert Redford)
Gangs of New York (2002, director: Martin Scorsese)
3096 Tage (3096 Days, 2013, director: Sherry Hormann)

The German cinematographer has been a frequent guest of the festival over the years. He served as president of the International Jury in 1990, and he received the Berlinale Camera for his unique contribution to film in 2006.


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