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02/20/16
Berlin
Culture and Trends

Berlinale: Chiang Wei Liang wins Audi Short Film Award

Audi at the 66th Berlinale:
Regisseur Chiang Wei Liang, Winner Audi Short Film Award, "Jin zhi xia mao"
  • In “Jin zhi xia mao” (“Anchorage Prohibited”), Chiang deals with the living conditions of migrant workers in Taiwan
  • Jason Lusty, Head of Marketing Germany at AUDI AG: “For us, short films are not niche but the future”
  • Audi Berlinale Lounge proved to be a major draw attracting more than 7,200 visitors

At the 66th Berlin International Film Festival, Singaporean director Chiang Wei Liang won the Audi Short Film Award with his film “Jin zhi xia mao” (“Anchorage Prohibited”). The award carries a € 20,000 prize. The jury honored the politically-engaged artistic signature of the director with the award in the Berlinale Shorts category. The Audi Berlinale Lounge was again favored by cinema-goers, this year setting a new record of more than 7,200 visitors. Long queues in front of the entrance testified to the audience’s great interest in the events of the Berlinale Open House supporting program and the exclusive view of the red carpet.

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