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'Keep The Lights On,' 'Call Me Kuchu' Top Berlin's Teddy Awards

Photo of Peter Knegt By Peter Knegt | Indiewire February 17, 2012 at 9:48PM

The 2012 Teddy Awards, a subprogram of the Berlinale that puts the spotlight on the fest's LGBT/queer content, were announced tonight at a special "jubilee gala" at Tempelhof airport.
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Ira Sachs' "Keep the Lights On"
Sundance Film Festival Ira Sachs' "Keep the Lights On"

The 2012 Teddy Awards, a subprogram of the Berlinale that puts the spotlight on the fest's LGBT/queer content, were announced tonight at a special "jubilee gala" at Tempelhof airport.

The big winners included Ira Sachs' "Keep The Lights On," which won best feature, and Malika Zouhall-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax Wright's "Call Me Kuchu," which took best documentary.

The Teddy jury is comprised of queer festival programmers from around the world.

The following is the complete list of Teddy Award winners:

Best Feature Film - "Keep The Lights On," by Ira Sachs
Best Documentary - "Call Me Kuchu" by Malika Zouhall-Worrall and Katherine Fairfax Wright
Best Short Film - "Loxoro," by Claudia Llosa
Jury Prize - "Jaures," by Vincent Dieutre
Special Teddy Awards: Mario Montez and Ulrike Ottinger

This article is related to: Berlin International Film Festival





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