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32nd TEDDY AWARD, ticket presale has begun

At the 23rd of Feb. 2018 we are going to celebrate the 32nd TEDDY AWARD and the preparations are in full swing! The venue for the award ceremony and the TEDDY PARTY will be at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele in Schaperstraße 24, 10719 Berlin.

Tickets for the 32nd TEDDY AWARD Ceremony and the Backstage Party are available from now on in the papagena online Shop. Ticket reservation is possible via e-mail at or on the telephone via the Ticket Hotline +49 (0)30 – 4799 7447. Without booking fee the tickets are available at Prinz Eisenherz Bookshop, Motzstraße 23, 10777 Berlin.

For the special support of the Teddy e.V., we offer a limited amount of Premium Tickets. With the purchase of a Premium Ticket, you will be guest of honour in the best seating category. Furthermore, you will be invited to an exclusive pre-reception between 06.30 and 08.00 pm on the evening of the ceremony. Here you can purchase your Premium Ticket.

The award ceremony starts directly after the opening at 08:30pm. After the ceremony we are going to celebrate  the TEDDY 32 Backstage PARTY  with live concerts and DJ-Lounge until dawn.

15.02.- 25.02.2018 68. Internationale Filmfestspiele Berlin

FRIDAY, Feb. 23, 2018
20:30 TEDDY AWARD Ceremony, in the Haus der Berliner Festspiele
23:30 TEDDY 32 Backstage PARTY with live concerts and DJ-Lounge

Premium Ticket cat. A incl. reception: 148,- EUR
Seat category A: 74,- EUR
Seat category B: 52,- EUR
Seat category C: 35,- EUR

Screening Lounge: 25,- EUR
Party: 15,- EUR

(All tickets include the entrance to the parties and concerts on the 23rd of February in the Haus der Berliner Festspiele.)

TICKET HOTLINE & INFO Tel.: +49-(0)30-4799 7474

The TEDDY AWARD is a non-profit event. The TEDDY AWARD finances itself only by contributions of sustaining members and patrons of the Teddy e.V., by donation of supporters, the contribution of many voluntary helpers as well as sponsors and the earnings of the award ceremony.

32nd TEDDY AWARD is on the way

The 32nd TEDDY AWARD takes place within the scope of the 68th Berlin International Film Festival, Feb.15 – Feb.23, 2018 and is awarded in the categories Best Feature Film, Best Documentary / Essay Film, Best Short Film, TEDDY Jury Award and as Special TEDDY AWARD.

The festive TEDDY AWARD Ceremony will take place Feb.23, 2018, at 20:30pm at Haus der Berliner Festspiele.



As soon as the selection of films is finished you will find here all information about the films in the race for the TEDDY AWARDS. The film programme will be published on this page on the afternoon of February 6, 2018.


This years TEDDY AWARD artwork was created by the designers collective cabine.

TEDDY AWARD Artwork 2017_by
TEDDY AWARD Artwork 2017_by


The Many Facettes Of Queer Cinema

Queer is an umbrella sheltering non-hetero people

by Wieland Speck

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Queer is an umbrella sheltering non-hetero people

Curating Queer Cinema since the late 70s – and before the term queer was used the way it is now: as a representation of a worldwide population of some 20 percent – I have come to the conclusion that the LGBTIQ* world, in many parts, has emancipated itself from the corner it was kept hostage by the hetero norm. Excluded from society and family alike, queer people have fought their way back into the community.

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