Italian refugee documentary wins Berlinale Golden Bear for best film

Italian director Gianfranco Rosi won the Berlin Film Festival's top prize on Saturday for Fuocoammare (Fire at Sea) about the refugee crisis that has engulfed the small Italian island of Lampedusa.

Berlin Film Festival ends with gala ceremony for top awards

The Berlin Film Festival's main competition ends on Saturday at a Hollywood-style gala ceremony where the Berlinale's top awards are to be handed out.

Berlinale films focus on the search for happiness in a troubled world

The Berlin Film Festival opens its doors next week with a programme shaped by movies about people's search for happiness in a turbulent world gripped by economic uncertainties and political tensions.