Sat, Feb 19
TEDDY TODAY (Page 3)
19th TEDDY Awards 2005 – The Winners
Three films were nominated for each category and one receives a TEDDY for best feature film, best short film and best documentary/essay film, each with a cash award of € 3,000.
For an uncompromising densely textured portrayal of one man dealing with loneliness and AIDS that will challenge audiences.
TEDDY for the Best Feature Film
endowed with 3,000- €, donated by the TEDDY Foundation with the support of various donors from the Berlin gay/lesbian community goes to UN AÑO SIN AMOR by Anahí Berneri
For its sensitive, humorous unveiling of Swiss lesbian history, seamlessly combining rare archival footage and entertaining personal histories from women with an exceptional lust for life.
TEDDY for the Best Documentary Film
endowed with 3,000- €, donated by elledorado e. V., Berlin goes to KATZENBALL by Veronika Minder
TEDDY for the Best Short FilmFor a perplexing and fresh take on outing told with simplicity and immediacy.
endowed with 3,000- €, donated by the brewery Berliner Pilsener and the TEDDY foundation goes to THE INTERVENTION by Jay Duplass
This year's SIEGESSÄULE Reader's Jury awards its prize to TRANSAMERICAHow would you react when your father suddenly becomes your mother ? This difficult theme is presented profoundly yet with a sense of humour in Transamerica. The perfect road movie !
by Duncan Tucker