30th Berlin International Film Festival
|Awards||Golden Bear (Heartland, Palermo oder Wolfsburg)|
|Festival date||18–29 February 1980|
The 30th annual Berlin International Film Festival was held from 18–29 February 1980. The Golden Bear was awarded to the American film Heartland directed by Richard Pearce and German film Palermo oder Wolfsburg directed by Werner Schroeter.
The retrospective dedicated to American film-maker Billy Wilder was shown at the festival. Moritz de Hadeln became the director of the festival and increased the efforts in expansion of Berlin film market.
The following people were announced as being on the jury for the festival:
- Ingrid Thulin (Head of the Jury)
- Betsy Blair
- Mathieu Carrière
- Alberto Isaac
- Peter Kern
- Károly Makk
- Alexander Mitta
- Alexandre Trauner
- Angel Wagenstein
Films in competition
The following films were in competition for the Golden Bear award:
† Winner of the main award for best film in its section
The following prizes were awarded by the Jury:
- Golden Bear:
- Silver Bear - Special Jury Prize: Chiedo asilo by Marco Ferreri
- Silver Bear for Best Director: István Szabó for Bizalom
- Silver Bear for Best Actress: Renate Krößner for Solo Sunny
- Silver Bear for Best Actor: Andrzej Seweryn for Dyrygent
- Berlin Bear Anniversary Prize: Marigolds in August by Ross Devenish
- Honourable Mention:
- FIPRESCI Award
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