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Director Schlöndorff honored with Hessian film award

2021-10-22T20:29:32.466Z

The director Volker Schlöndorff was awarded the honorary prize at the award of the Hessian Film and Cinema Prize. Schlöndorff accepted the award on Friday in Offenbach. Around 350 guests were invited to the gala.



The director Volker Schlöndorff was awarded the honorary prize at the award of the Hessian Film and Cinema Prize.

Schlöndorff accepted the award on Friday in Offenbach.

Around 350 guests were invited to the gala.

Offenbach - Prime Minister Volker Bouffier (CDU) praised the Wiesbaden-born Oscar winner (The Tin Drum) as an “outstanding personality in the film and cinema world”.

The director repeatedly takes up social debates in his work.

The focus of the evening was on films on civil liberties, equality and dealing with death.

The Newcomer Prize, endowed with € 7,500, went to the Belarusian director Aliaksei Paluyan.

He studied directing in Kassel.

His thesis “Courage” deals with the protests in his home country against the ruler Lukashenko.

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Sign for tolerance: rainbow flag in front of the Thuringian state parliament

The rainbow flag waved in front of the Thuringian state parliament on Monday evening.

The worldwide symbol of the lesbian and gay movement was hoisted on the occasion of the reception of the Thuringia Alliance for Christopher Street Day (CSD).

"Love knows no gender and nobody should be afraid of being condemned for his or her sexual orientation," emphasized the President of the State Parliament, Birgit Keller.

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Helge Schneider receives Kassel Prize for grotesque humor

The comedian and musician Helge Schneider will receive the Kassel Literature Prize for grotesque humor next year.

The award is endowed with 10,000 euros.

This honors Schneider for his “radical, anarchic, grotesque, always existential humor and the freedom it provides,” declared the Brückner-Kühner Foundation and the City of Kassel on Thursday.

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Britta Hammelstein and Jens Harzer were honored as best actress and actor with the Hessian Television Prize, which the Hessian Broadcasting Corporation had awarded.

Hammelstein was honored with her role in "Today Kainer dies here".

Harzer was honored for his performance in the tragic comedy “Ruhe!

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The Hessian Film and Cinema Prize has been awarded since 1990.

There was a break last year because of Corona.

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Source: merkur

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