Category Archives: News 2016

Ceremony and Party

On February 19th, 2016 at 9.00 pm the festive Teddy Award Ceremony will take place – and afterwards the big Birthday Party begins! at STATION-Berlin. Here, you will find an overview over the artists that will be live on stage during the ceremony and at the party, and you will get a first impression of what to expect from that night.

Don’t forget to purchase your tickets here in advance.

Anna Naklab feat. Youtnotus

In 2015, Anna Naklab feat. Younotus created the summerhit of the year with their coverversion of the Reamonn-classic “Supergirl” – and at the Teddy Award Ceremony you can see them live on stage!


With her smoky voice, Kovacs is the new star in the Dutch music scene. She might remind you of a wild mixture of Amy Winehouse and Garbage – but she is unmistakably herself.

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30 years – 30 interviews

In 2016 the TEDDY AWARD celebrates its 30th birthday and therefore we did interviews with the previous Teddy winners. They talk about the conditions in which queer people lived at the time their movie won the award, about the impact the TEDDY AWARD had on their lives as well as on their art and how winning the award changed the perspective on LGBTIQ-people in their country.

Tilda Swinton
Special Teddy Award Winner 1988 and 2008

James Franco
Teddy Award Winner 2009 for The Feast of Stephen

Daniel Ribeiro from Brazil
Teddy Award Winner 2014 for The Way He Looks

 Jim Chuchu from Kenya
Teddy Award Winner 2015 for The Stories of Our Lives

Barbara Hammer from the USA
Teddy Award Winner 2009 for A Horse Is Not A Metaphor
and 2011 for Maya Deren’s Sink

Ayat Najafi from Iran
Teddy Award Winner 2008 for Football Under Cover

Greta Schiller from the USA
Teddy Award Winner 1984 for Before Stonewall