Competition under way for Golden Bear at Berlin film festival

The Berlin International Film Festival features The Kindness of Strangers, directed by Lone Scherfig - one of seven female directors vying for the festival's top prize.

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    The Berlin International Film Festival is under way.

    Dozens of films are screened during the Berlinale, a festival known for its political cinema, and the one judged best is awarded The Golden Bear prize.

    At this year's Berlinale, many of the films are directed by women - a development that the actress who leads the festival's jury believes can only be a good thing.

    Al Jazeera's Nadim Baba reports from the Berlin International Film Festival.


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