Teddy Award

Berlinale Blog: The Teddy represents

Walter Crasshole mulls over the Teddy winners this year – a surprisingly diverse bunch of picks. Read more

Feb 20, 2017 3:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

The world's premiere LGBT film prize reflected two things its constituency has always been good at: making clear there are struggles to be fought, and throwing a damn good party! Read more


The LGBTQ film award is entering its fourth-decade! With screenings of famous Teddy-winners like Dunye’s Watermelon Woman and Julien’s Looking for Langston the Teddy30 retrospective celebrates on Feb 19 during the Berlin International Film Fest. Read more


The Berlinale Blog: Teddy time

Walter was not annoyed at this year's Teddys at the Komische Oper. The winners all seem deserved, the kitsch was kept to a minimum and Udo Kier and Ingrid Caven brought the entertainment to a new level. Read more

Feb 14, 2015 7:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Way He Looks

The Way He Looks

The Berlinale Blog: The way the Teddy looks

While all the winners (to his knowledge) were capable and well-intentioned examples of queer cinema, there was only one in Walter Crasshole's mind that completely deserved its Teddy. Or maybe we're all getting lazy. Read more

Feb 15, 2014 1:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

Land of Storms

Land of Storms

The Berlinale Blog: Sex and soccer

Keeping balls in play is a minor trope this year. Eve Lucas recommends the aptly timed Viharsarok (Land of Storms, Panorama) as a potential Teddy winner, alongside a more willful game plan in Shemtkhveviti Paemnebi (Blind Dates). Read more

Feb 8, 2014 1:00 PM The Berlinale Blog

The Berlinale Blog: L-G-B-T go?

Eve Lucas finds that coupling identity and performance in the lives of trans* people and drag queens bears rare fruits in 52 Tuesdays and Castanha. Read more

Feb 7, 2014 1:30 PM The Berlinale Blog

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