The Berlin International Film Festival usually called the Berlinale, is held annually in Berlin, Germany. It was first created in West Berlin in 1951, and has been held every year in February since 1978. Alongside the Venice Film Festival and Cannes Film Festival, it’s one of the “Big Three”.
Each year, around 300,000 tickets are sold and 500,000 attend, making the festival one with the largest public attendance count of any annual film festival. More or less 20 films competing for the top awards which are the Golden Bear and the Silver Bears.
The 69th Berlin International Film Festival took place from 7 to 17 February in 2019.