'Neukolln' takes Generation prize
Doc follows young immigrants living in Berlin"Unlimited Neukolln," a German documentary that follows three young immigrants living in the tough Berlin neighborhood of Neukolln, won the Crystal Bear for Best Film in the Generation section of the Berlin Film Festival.
Directored by Agostino Imondi and Dietmar Ratsch, "Unlimited Neukolln" follows siblings Lial, Hassan and Maradona, who have grown up in Berlin but who live in constant fear of being deported back to Lebanon.
The Generation jury also awarded a special mention to "Dooman River" from Korean director Zhang Lu. The film, set on the river making the boundary between China and North Korea, is the tale of an unusual friendship between two boys – one Chinese, one Korean – living on this dangerous border.