Sweden’s “Flocken” (Flocking) (above) won the Crystal Bear for the Berlin Film Festival’s Generation 14plus section, which focuses on films for older teens. Pic was directed by Beata Gardeler.
A special mention went to Sam de Jong’s “Prins” (Prince) from the Netherlands.
Petros Silvestros’ “A Confession” from the U.K. won the Crystal Bear for short film and Austrian Chris Raiber’s short “Nelly” earned a special mention.
Generation 14plus’ international jury also bestowed prizes, including the Grand Prix, along with its €7,500 ($8,500) endowment, for best feature-length film to Marielle Heller’s “The Diary of a Teenage Girl” and the special prize for best short film to Ben Adler’s “Coach.”
The award ceremony and screening is scheduled for tonight, Feb. 13, at Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Cinema 1 in Berlin.