Miriam Hollstein

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Miriam Hollstein (*1970 in Karlsruhe) is one of Germany’s leading political correspondents. She studied Journalism and French at the Freie Universität Berlin and Cinematography at the University of Montreal (Canada). In 1998, she wrote her Master thesis about „The representation of Jesus Christ in the movies“. She is currently working as Chief Political Correspondent for the German news platform t-online.


One of the most frequently asked questions to the Ecumenical Jury is: What criteria do you use to choose your prizes? We are not looking for the "better Jesus film", explained jury member Kerstin Heinemann in an interview. In fact, there is a list of points to consider. Outstanding artistic quality is just as much a part of it as respect for human dignity, Miriam Hollstein, president of the Ecumenical Jury at the Berlinale 2023, writes in her festival report.


16.02.2023 to 26.02.2023
11.02.1998 to 22.02.1998
22.08.1996 to 02.09.1996