60 Years of Berlinale A Film Festival of Propaganda, Stars and Scandal

The Berlin International Film Festival was a product of the Cold War. The US military administration wanted to bring a touch of glamour to a West Berlin that had survived the Soviet blockade. Since then, the festival has gained a reputation for championing political, provocative movies, and has been no stranger to scandal.

Photo Gallery: 60 Years of Berlinale

Foto: Berlinale
smd -- with wire reports