The Homage of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival will be dedicated to Wim Wenders, who will be awarded an Honorary Golden Bear for his lifetime achievement. The award ceremony will take place on 12th February 2015  in the Berlinale Palast and will include a screening of Der Amerikanische Freund (The American Friend, 1977). 

“In dedicating the Homage to Wim Wenders, we honour one of the most noted contemporary auteurs. His cross-genre and multifaceted work as a filmmaker, photographer and author has shaped our living memory of cinema, and continues to inspire other filmmakers,” said Dieter Kosslick, Director of the Berlinale.

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