"Beat Beat heart" is the opening film of the Festival achtung berlin 2017. An ecumenical jury will award a prize for the 10th time.
The WACC-SIGNIS Human Rights Award 2016 has gone to the documentary film Cahier africain directed by Heidi Specogna.
Katholische Akademie in Berlin
At the Ecumenical Reception at the Berlinale 2017 the Ecumenical Jury will be presented. Speakers are Bishop Dr. Gebhard Fürst for the Catholic Church, Pastor Dr. Johann Hinrich Cloaussen for the Evangelical Church and Amir Esfandiari from the Film Festival in Teheran as guest.
Haus der EKD am Gendarmenmarkt, Charlottenstraße 53/54, Berlin
Evangelical and Catholic Church in Germany host the Ecumenical Reception at the Berlinale where the Ecumenical Jury is introduced.