BERLIN — Daniel Day-Lewis will be among this year’s Berlinale Camera honorees Feb. 15.
Thesp will be at the Berlin Film Festival, where his latest pic, “The Ballad of Jack and Rose,” is unspooling in the Panorama section.
He joins Japanese film studio Shochiku, the first company ever to be receive the Camera prize, and Helene Schwarz, a former secretary and student counselor at the German Film & Television Academy in Berlin.
The fest will award honorary Golden Bears for lifetime achievement to Korean filmmaker Im Kwon-Taek and Spanish actor-director Fernando Fernan Gomez.
Im, a leader of the new generation of Korean directors, will be honored Feb. 12 with the prize and with a screening of his 2000 pic “Chunhyang.”
Fernan Gomez, one of the most significant personalities of Spanish cinema since the 1940s, will be awarded his kudo Feb. 14 with a screening of Patricia Ferreira’s “Para que no me olvides” (Something to Remember Me By), which he toplines.
In addition, this year’s Berlinale Events series will examine the interaction of film and other arts in diverse installations and performances, including “Abordage,” a documentary by fashion designer and event artist Kansai Yamamoto.
Other events will include “We Want You to Want Us — Smart Ways of Marketing Cinema.” The workshop, which looks at ways to market African films, is part of the fest’s focus this year on that continent.