Berlin 1979

Golden Bear: David by Peter Lilienthal
Silver Bear – Special Jury Prize: Alexandria… Why? by Youssef Chahine
Silver Bear for Best Director: Astrid Henning-Jensen for Winterborn
Silver Bear for Best Actress: Hanna Schygulla for The Marriage of Maria Braun
Silver Bear for Best Actor: Michele Placido for Ernesto!
Silver Bear for an outstanding single achievement: Henning von Gierke for Nosferatu the Vampyre; Sten Holmberg for Kejsaren

Selection

A ménesgazda
Albert – Why?
The First Polka
Origins of a Meal
Heart of the Forest
Hardcore
Kassbach – Ein Porträt
The Adolescent
Love on the Run
Meetings with Remarkable Men
Messidor
Movie Movie
The Deer Hunter
Parashuram
Phantom
Ubu