A Berlinale Award for Carlo Petrini and Alice Waters

The Berlin Film Festival – the Berlinale – is one of the most important events in the movie calendar.  Every February, despite cold temperatures, directors, actors, journalists and cinema fans from all over the world gather in Germany’s capital for the internationally famous event. Last week it was announced that this year, the award is going to Slow Food International President Carlo Petrini and Vice-President Alice Waters. Speaking about the award, festival director Dieter Kosslick said: “Waters and Petrini gave the Berlinale in 2006 not only new ideas that led to the creation of the Culinary Cinema section in 2007, but also inspired ‘Food & Film’ events in many other countries… READ MORE

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