The summer edition of the Berlin International Film Festival “Berlinale” kicked off yesterday, Wednesday.
The events began on Museum Island, with the screening of the movie “The Mauritanian”, in which American actress Jodie Foster plays the role of a lawyer who helps a detainee in Guantanamo, in the wake of the September 11, 2001 attacks. Because of the “Corona” pandemic, the festival was divided into two parts, where In the first part last March, experts watched the films online. Now the films will be shown to the public in open spaces. Sixty thousand tickets were allocated to watch the festival’s performances.
The Berlinale is one of the largest film festivals in the world, in addition to Cannes and Venice.