Berlinale 2024: Political until the end. The Berlinale awards the Golden Bear to a documentary about stolen art - the most important prize.

The award gala also repeatedly discussed the Gaza war, which has been raging since the terrorist attack by the Islamist Hamas on October 7, 2023. On stage, there was some clear criticism of Israel's actions in the Palestinian territory. This, in turn, met with opposition from several politicians. The Green politician Konstantin von Notz spoke of a “perpetrator-victim reversal”